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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1197894

Location

ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST MARY, MULBERRY STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
ManchesterMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1963

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388340

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MANCHESTER SJ8398SE MULBERRY STREET 698-1/27/244 (North side)

18/12/63 Roman Catholic Church of St Mary

II

Roman Catholic church. 1848, by Weightman and Hadfield. Red brick with sandstone dressings and slate roofs. Debased Romanesque style. Basilican form on north-south axis, with aisles and south-east tower. Stone plinth, Lombard friezes to gables and across centre of tower. Painted portal with round-headed doorway moulded in 2 orders and scuptural tympanum, 3 round-headed lancets above, and wheel window in gable. Aisle to left with window of 2 round-headed lights with central shaft, and simple rose window above. Three-stage towe to right with 2 round-headed arches containing very small lancets, a round-headed niche to the 2nd stage, belfry stage with coupled round-headed blank arches each containing small coupled windows with cast-iron diamond lattice grills, and steeply-pitched helm roof with 3 stepped round-headed lancets in each gable. Banded heads to all windows. Interior: 6-bay basilica with green marble columns, very elaborate reredos (etc). Known as "the Hidden Gem".



Listing NGR: SJ8373998187

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National Grid Reference: SJ 83739 98187

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