Washwood Heath

St Mark

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1890

92. ST. MARK, Washwood Heath (Washwood Heath Rd.), was licensed for public worship as a chapel of ease of St. Saviour's, Saltley, in 1890. (fn. 6) The church, which is of red brick with stone dressings and consists of chancel, nave, aisles, and stone tower with spire, was consecrated in 1899. (fn. 7) The architect was J. A. Chatwin. A parish was assigned out of St. Saviour's in 1907, when the living became a vicarage in the gift of the Vicar of St. Saviour's. (fn. 8) Part of the parish was taken to form part of the parish of St. Mary and St. John, Shaw Hill (1929).