Blue skies across a cold & wintery Brum.

St Philips Cathedral in the locally nicknamed ‘Pigeon Park’.


Built in the 18th century in the Baroque style by Thomas Archer it is one of three cathedrals in the city- the other two being St Chads and the Birmingham Greek Orthodox cathedral.

It is quite a small cathedral (third smallest in England) and was originally a parish church before it was given cathedral status in 1905.

St Philips is a grade I listed building with many features of Roman Renaissance architecture such as projecting cornices, columns, pilasters- (all arranged in proportion & symmetrically) plus other decorative elements of the period.


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