Salford

The Diocese of Salford has 184 churches (as of 2014). The cathedral is in Salford and is dedicated to St John the Evangelist. The Diocese of Salford is a relatively small geographical area in the north west of England, extending to the north into Lancashire, west towards Liverpool, south towards northern Cheshire and east towards the Pennines.

Oswaldtwistle – St Mary

A Gothic Revival church of 1897-8, with major alterations and extensions of 1928, designed in a contextual manner.... Read More

Padiham – St John the Baptist

A large Gothic Revival church of 1880-1 by Edward Simpson, doubled in length in the 1930s. It has panelling from three... Read More

Padiham – St Philip the Apostle

A conventional post-war design by a local surveyor, with some unusual details. St Philip’s was founded from St... Read More

Pendlebury – St Mark

A modest interwar building in traditional style.  Pendlebury is situated to the north of Swinton, both now part... Read More

Prestwich – Our Lady of Grace

A late example of a full-blooded Gothic Revival church, built in 1930-1 from designs by H. Greenhalgh. The interior is... Read More

Radcliffe – St Mary and St Philip Neri

A simple modern (2009) church and parish centre designed by an architectural practice with longstanding links to the... Read More

Ramsbottom – St Joseph

A simply detailed but well handled church of 1880 in early Gothic style designed by a little-known Manchester... Read More

Ribchester – Ss Peter amd Paul

The oldest church in the diocese, built before the Second Catholic Relief Act, and passing itself off as the pavilion... Read More

Rishton – St Charles Borromeo

A large interwar Gothic church, built alongside the presbytery and school-chapel of 1896. It belongs to the... Read More

Rochdale – Holy Family

A simple post-war church with an Italianate tower, concrete frame and red brick facings. The building is well-sited on... Read More

Rochdale – Sacred Heart

The church was economically built in the mid-1950s and is typical of that period in the use of tall portal frames for... Read More

Rochdale – St John the Baptist

A substantial town centre landmark church of Byzantine design, strongly influenced by Bentley’s Westminster... Read More

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