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.

Clayton – St Willibrord

A fine church of unusual design which exhibits strong character in the external massing and internal volumes. The... Read More

Clayton-le-Moors – St Mary

A post-war church built to replace a small chapel of 1819, which itself was the successor to a chapel in Dunkenhalgh... Read More

Colne – Sacred Heart

A Gothic Revival church by Edward Simpson of Bradford. A presbytery, a school and a sanctuary extension were added... Read More

Crumpsall, Manchester – St Anne

One of several similar portal-framed post-war churches in the area designed by the Manchester architects Greenhalgh &... Read More

Darwen – Sacred Heart and St Edward

A simple Early English Gothic design of the 1880s, much altered in the early 1960s. The white marble war memorial is... Read More

Darwen – St Joseph

A lively design in Decorated Gothic by Pugin & Pugin, making the most of a prominent corner site. The tall rocket-like... Read More

Denton – Holy Family

A functional design, built to serve an area of post-war housing.    The local area was largely open land between... Read More

Denton – St Mary (Our Lady of Sorrows)

A striking design, reflecting the emerging liturgical ideas of the Second Vatican Council. The building has dramatic... Read More

Droylsden – St Stephen

One of a number of similar churches in the area designed by Greenhalgh & Williams during the 1950s. It is a little... Read More

Dunsop Bridge – St Hubert

A small chapel in Early English style by Pugin and Murray, built by the Towneley family, apparently on the proceeds of... Read More

Eccles – Holy Cross

An early 1960s church with interesting original glass, carvings and mural painting. The church is of striking... Read More

Eccles – St Gilbert

A modest and fairly conventional design of the 1950s, built to serve a new housing estate. The church was closed in... Read More

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