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Grade U

Church of Our Lady Immaculate

Downhall Green Road, Ashton

Listed Date: 00/00/0000
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At Risk: No

Description

Pre 1870

The Church displays a notable level of gothic style architecture and is maintained to a high standard. The quality of materials used are to a high qaulity sandstone and the church displays well kept stained glass windows.

History

The Church of Our Lady Immaculate, Bryn was designed in the style popularised by the famous architectural Pugin family and opened on the 21st October 1903 with a High Mass sung by Bishop Whiteside. In 1955, the consecration of the church then took place on 8th September (the birthday of Our Lady), and holy relics of 2 very early Roman martyrs - Saints Speciosi and Fructuosi, were placed under the altar stone during High Mass which was celebrated by Archbishop William Godfrey (who later became Cardinal Godfrey, Archbishop of Westminster).