Shrewsbury

The Diocese of Shrewsbury was founded in 1850, and encompasses the counties of Cheshire and Shropshire (and parts of Derbyshire, Merseyside and Greater Manchester). The cathedral is in Shrewsbury, and is dedicated to Our Lady Help of Christians and St Peter Alcantara. The diocese has 114 churches (as of 2012).

+Shrewsbury – Cathedral Church of Our Lady and St Peter of Alcantara

The cathedral church of the Diocese of Shrewsbury, built from designs by E.W. Pugin, under the patronage of the... Read More

Albrighton – St Joseph

A functional building of the 1970s, not of special architectural or historic interest. In the years immediately... Read More

Alderley Edge – St Pius X

A functional design by Reynolds & Scott. The (probably contemporary) reredos canopy is of some interest and artistic... Read More

Alsager – St Gabriel

A modest building by F. X. Velarde, given interest and some distinction by individual touches such as the window... Read More

Altrincham – St Hugh and St John

A modern building of good functional design but without special architectural interest. A window by Doritie Kettlewell... Read More

Altrincham – St Vincent de Paul

A fine building designed by Edmund Kirby, incorporating Early English and Decorated motifs and Continental Gothic... Read More

Appleton – St Monica

A functional building of no architectural or historic interest, which started life as a parish hall. Plans for a... Read More

Barnton – Our Lady of Fatima

A simple functional building of the 1950s, without special architectural interest. The church is of brick with a... Read More

Bebington – St Luke the Physician

The parish of St Luke the Physician has no church, and operates from a 1930s semi-detached house where it has a day... Read More

Birkenhead – Holy Cross

The last of F. X. Velarde’s churches to be built in his lifetime, and said to have been his personal favourite. In... Read More

Birkenhead – Holy Name of Jesus

The finest example of a type of small-scale and intimate church which was developed by Edmund Kirby for particular... Read More

Birkenhead – Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception

A church conceived on an ambitious scale, intended as the Cathedral church of the Diocese of Shrewsbury. Although... Read More

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