St Gabriel's Church, Weoley Castle
|St. Gabriel's Church, Weoley Castle|
|Denomination||Church of England|
The church dates from 1934, and is by the architect E F Reynolds.
The land was given by James Goddington Ledsam. Originally it was to be called St. Michael and All Angels, Northfield, but it was consecrated as St. Gabriel, Weoley Castle, perhaps to avoid the risk of confusion with St. Michael and All Angels' Church, Bartley Green.
Part of the parish was later transferred to St. David's Church, Shenley Green.
The church has an historic organ dating from 1777 by John Snetzler which was originally located in St. James' Church, Wednesbury and then St. Andrew's Church, West Bromwich. It was moved here in 1940. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.
- The Buildings of England, Warwickshire. Nikolaus Pevsner