Portsmouth

The Diocese of Portsmouth has 116 churches (as of 2007). The cathedral is in Portsmouth and is dedicated to St John the Evangelist. The Diocese of Portsmouth encompasses the counties of Hampshire, Berkshire (south of the Thames), Oxfordshire (south of the Thames), Dorset (the Bournemouth area), the Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands.

Abingdon – Our Lady and St Edmund

A fine example of a Catholic church of the 1850s and 60s built on Puginian principles. The architects, William Wardell... Read More

Aldershot – St Joseph

Fine early-twentieth century church in basilican style, with applied and integral polychromy, both inside and out. The... Read More

Aldershot – St Mary

Basilican design, no doubt very old-fashioned for its date. However, the interior is light and elegant. The church... Read More

Alresford – St Gregory the Great

The church and its associated buildings lie on an attractive sloping site on the southern outskirts of Alresford.... Read More

Alton – St Mary

One of a large number of new churches built in the wake of the Second Vatican Council, which broke away from the... Read More

Andover – St John the Baptist

Post war church with a light and elegant interior, and some furnishings of note. The church was built in 1957 to... Read More

Ascot – St Francis of Assisi

Church built by Father (later Canon) Alexander Joseph Cory Scoles. Scoles (1844-1920) was one of two architect-priest... Read More

Basingstoke – Holy Ghost

The major church by Father (later Canon) Alexander Joseph Cory Scoles (1844-1920) and his memorial. Scoles was one of... Read More

Bembridge – St Michael

The church is one of three Post-War churches in the diocese designed by C. Sheppard of Ryde. It is of no particular... Read More

Bournemouth – Corpus Christi

A substantial brick church in the Gothic style, built in the late nineteenth century and much enlarged and elaborated... Read More

Bournemouth – Our Lady Immaculate

The church is of some historic interest for its possible Nonconformist origins and later Catholic use, but the... Read More

Bournemouth – Our Lady Queen of Peace and Blessed Margaret Pole

The church is a good and complete example of the basilican style, which was popular in the mid-twentieth century. The... Read More

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