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.

Burnley – Christ the King

A plain interwar church, intended as the church hall for a projected church (unexecuted). It was built in the garden... Read More

Burnley – St Augustine

A plain post-war church which was built in the shadow of two cotton mills (now demolished). The predecessor building,... Read More

Burnley – St John the Baptist

An urban Gothic Revival church constructed on a site beside a cotton mill. The benefactress was Lady O’Hagan, the... Read More

Burnley – St Mary Magdalene

A modern church built after the predecessor building of 1904 had to be demolished for the M65. It has several... Read More

Burnley – St Mary of the Assumption

A large urban Puginian Gothic Revival church of 1846-49, with strong connections with the Catholic Towneley family.... Read More

Burnley – St Teresa of the Infant Jesus

A modern chapel-of-ease which, like St Mary Magdalene, Burnley (qv), was built when the old St Mary Magdalene’s... Read More

Bury – Our Lady of Good Counsel and Guardian Angels

A straightforward church design by Richard Byrom, typical of its date in its vaguely Romanesque styling.  The... Read More

Bury – St Joseph

A typical example of a modest urban church of the 1870s with its simple red brick and stone Gothic styling and its... Read More

Bury – St Marie

A Perpendicular Gothic design of the 1840s by the short-lived architect John Harper, who was based in York; the... Read More

Cadishead – Sacred Heart

A little-altered example of a mid-twentieth century church, and probably the first commission to be completed by... Read More

Chadderton – St Herbert

A post-war suburban church by Reynolds & Scott, the longitudinal plan, broad west tower, careful detailing and use of... Read More

Chipping – St Mary

A handsome stone-built Classical chapel with attached priest’s house, built by the Weld family shortly before... Read More

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