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Latitude: 53.515 / 53°30'53"N
Longitude: -2.2722 / 2°16'20"W
OS Eastings: 382044
OS Northings: 402065
OS Grid: SD820020
Mapcode National: GBR DB2.PZ
Mapcode Global: WHB98.2X87
Plus Code: 9C5VGP7H+X4
Entry Name: Church of St Paul
Listing Date: 22 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386157
English Heritage Legacy ID: 471581
Location: Kersal, Salford, M7
Electoral Ward/Division: Kersal
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Salford
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Kersal Moor St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
Tagged with: Church building
SD80SW MOOR LANE
949-1/2/84 (North side)
22/12/86 Church of St Paul
Anglican church. 1851-2. By A Trimen. Alterations following
fire in 1987 include re-roofing at lower height, removing
original clerestory. Uncoursed rubble with freestone
dressings. C20 roof material. W tower and spire, nave with 2
aisles and transepts, chancel.
EXTERIOR: 3-stage W tower: tall first stage with diagonal
buttresses, and S door with simple hoodmould. Paired lights
with stilted arches to bell chamber, divided by pilaster
carried on corbel head. Quatrefoil frieze below embattled
parapet with corbel table. Corner octagonal stair-turret
capped by spirelet. Spire with lucarnes. Geometric tracery to
2 and 3-light aisle windows. S porch with chamfered arched
doorway now disused, the present entrance in the E elevation
of the porch. Rich geometric tracery to 4-light transept
window, and triple window at low level in W wall. Rose window
in vestry gable projecting from chancel. Angle buttresses to
chancel which has 4-light E window with geometric tracery and
hoodmould over. Vestry to N with canted E end. 2-tier
geometric-traceried window to N transept.
INTERIOR: remodelled after fire damage, but arcade of 4-bays
with octagonal piers and semi-octagonal responds survives.
Stained glass in E window, undated, but late C19, depicting
the conversion of St Paul. Stone-traceried reredos flanked by
scenes from the life of St Paul, in mosaic tiled panels.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: South Lancashire:
Harmondsworth: 1969-: 395).
Listing NGR: SD8204402065
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