St Paul

This delightful church was built in 1851-1852.

About this church

It was built at the instigation of Colonel William Legh Clowes and Miss Atherton of Kersal Cell 'for the benefit of the poor of Rainscow' a hamlet just across the border in Prestwich.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Magnificent memorials
  • Social heritage stories

Visitors information

  • Bus stop within 100m
  • Level access to the main areas
  • On street parking at church

Other nearby churches


St Mary

Prestwich is not mentioned in the Domesday Book but there is evidence of a church on the site from at least 1200.


St Augustine

This magnificent 19th century building, designed by George Frederick Bodley, is hugely significant in the northwest and is known locally as the 'Miners Cathedral'.


Salford Cathedral

It is a classic Gothic building from the mid 1800s, with a lot of stained glass, a lovely east window, and a very special War Chapel.

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