Large Gothic church, 1893-4 by Pugin & Pugin, rectangular in plan with narrow side aisles and polygonal apse. Built of red sandstone with ashlar dressings. Double porch on the entrance faÃ§ade. Boundary walls have wrought-iron railings with decorative panels.
Interior decorated 1913, executed by McCulloch and Co, with lavish details. Stencilled gilded quatrefoils on the walls of the nave, stencilled frieze in the apse and and gilded stars to the ceiling. Two fine tripartite marble and mosaic altars to side chapels: statue of Our Lady at the centre of right-hand altar, of Jesus Christ to left. Outstanding carved alabaster Gothic pulpit, and pierced marble and alabaster altar rail with fine brass gates.
Saturday Vigil: 5.00pm, Sunday Morning: 10.30am, Monday-Saturdays 10.00am
Open 9.30-10.30am Monday to Saturday. Otherwise by arrangement
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