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Holy Trinity Parish Church

Holy Trinity Church SC

The ancient parish church of Sutton Coldfield, Holy Trinity, is first recorded in the 13th century but had side aisle extensions in the 1530s by the Royal Town’s benefactor Bishop Vesey, whose tomb is in the church.

The only remaining traces of the earliest 13th century building are to be found in brickwork below the east window.
The tower dates from the late fifteenth century.  It is thought that, for its first two hundred years, the church consisted of a chancel and nave rather shorter than at present and that, when the tower was built, the nave was extended westwards to be joined into it.Bishop Vesey memorial

Various alterations, notably of galleries added and taken away have taken place, similarly the installation of pews, pulpit and, in the nineteenth century the acquisition of a Saxon font. This was from an outlying farm, originally belonging to a church which had closed, but being subsequently used at the farm as a mounting-block!


pictured: the Bishop Vesey Memorial

Detailed Information


Trinity Hill,

Mill Street,

Sutton Coldfield,

B72 1TF

Tel 0121 321 1144

Church Website

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  • See website for full information, particularly about our re-ordering plans to increase access and accessibility of the whole conservation site.


  • Free

Opening Hours

  • By arrangement with Trinity Centre office (number above) in office hours


  • Toilets in church, also good facilities in neighbouring Trinity Centre


  • Main Sunday service 10am, usually Holy Communion with children's groups.
  • 8am - said Communion; evening informal worship at 5.30pm.
  • Thursdays - said Communion at 10.30am.
  •  See the website for variations to this pattern.

Disabled Visitors

  • Partly accessible

How to get there:

  • Situated at the top of the hill in Sutton, at the junction of Coleshill Street, Mill Street and High Street.  Car park access from Trinity Hill (off Mill St).


  • Cars: Limited spaces