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.

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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'.

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