Julius Alfred Chatwin - Birmingham and Black Country Lives

(1830-1907) Architect of many famous Birmingham buildings

Julius Chatwin was a prolific architect who contributed pioneering and much loved buildings including St Martin in the Bullring as well as the choir and high altar at the Cathedral and St Augustine’s, Edgbaston. His legacy is discussed by Tim Bridges, architectural advisor to Birmingham Victorian Society.

Read the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography entry

In Black Country, Birmingham,


Tim Bridges

Thanks to:

St Philip’s Cathedral, St Martin in the Bull Ring, The Old Joint Stock, The Vicar Churchwardens & PCC of St Augustine’s Church, The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Library of Birmingham, Film Birmingham

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