Lickey

 

Anglican: Holy Trinity


High on the Lickey Hills, on the southern outskirts of Birmingham, Holy Trinity was built in 1856 of grey sandstone. The architect was Henry Day. The church contains some interesting stained glass and in the churchyard is the grave of Herbert, Baron Austin of Longbridge, founder of The Austin Car Co.    Usually locked but refer to Parish Website below for contact details.  (Diocese of Birmingham)
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                                                       Holy Trinity Church from old undated postcards.

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                                                           Holy Trinity Church, March 2014.

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References and some further sources:
Bridges, Tim.  Churches of Worcestershire,  2005.
Brooks, Alan and Nikolaus Pevsner.  Buildings of England:  Worcestershire,  2007.
Stanton, George K.. Rambles and researches among Worcestershire churches: with historical notes relating to the several parishes  Volume I (1884)

n.b.  Full details of these books are on the Bibliography Page.

Websites:           Parish Website.
                            A Church Near You.
                            Family History Website.

Please click on red text for a link.  External websites will open in a new window.           Page updated March 2014.