Shrewsbury

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

Shrewsbury – Our Lady of Pity

A late church by F.X. Velarde, completed after his death, with many characteristics and details typical of this... Read More

Shrewsbury – St Winefride

A fairly late church by F. X. Velarde, with many design characteristics and details typical of that interesting and... Read More

Stalybridge – St Peter

A stone-built design of 1838-39, in many ways typical of Catholic church architecture of the period, in a thin... Read More

Stalybridge – St Raphael

A notable example of experimental 1960s church design, retaining its original character to a high degree. The stained... Read More

Stockport – Our Lady and the Apostles

A striking Edwardian town church by the Liverpool architect Edmund Kirby. The bold red brick and terracotta exterior... Read More

Stockport – St Ambrose

A plain, robust example of a medium-sized church built to serve an inter-war suburban estate. Its blocky Romanesque... Read More

Tarporley – St Thomas Becket

A simple, practical church converted in 1941 from a cafe and largely rebuilt in 1971. Mass was first said in... Read More

Tattenhall – St Plegmund

A functional structure of the 1970s, intended to serve as the parish hall to a church which has not been... Read More

Telford – St Mary

Madeley is sometimes referred to as ‘the Mother mission of Shropshire’. A long-standing  centre of Catholic... Read More

Telford – St Patrick

This large town church is a relatively late manifestation of the Gothic Revival. Designed by a little-known architect... Read More

Telford – St Paul

A multi-purpose structure of the 1980s, of no particular architectural or historic interest. The first dedicated... Read More

Upton – St Joseph

A carefully planned and well constructed building in an attractive village setting. The church was designed by... Read More

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