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History to experience.

This church is the oldest in Salford. As it stands it is over 850 years old, but there has been a... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2019
Alan B
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
A Hidden Gem in the Wastelands of Salford.

This ancient church is worth a visit to Eccles by the tram or 67 bus from manchester. Sited on a... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2017
anthony k
Eccles, United Kingdom
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Aug 7, 2019
“History to experience.”
Jul 30, 2019
“Lovely Church But......”
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

This church is the oldest in Salford. As it stands it is over 850 years old, but there has been a church of some description on the site for longer than that. If you like history it is well worth a visit. Look outside as...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Alan B
Reviewed July 30, 2019

Went here because I was in the area having stayed at my nephew's in nearby Monton. Lovely place but the experience was not good as the moral amongst the congregation was low/poor and they seemed apprehensive. Perhaps they were unsettled by the minister who droned...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

This ancient church is worth a visit to Eccles by the tram or 67 bus from manchester. Sited on a high point above the River Irwell (Now the Ship Canal), it has survived in its churchyard, now a grassed-over tree lined park for hundreds of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank anthony k
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Nice old church with history. However, closed much of the time. The outside is dirty and could be cleaned. I've known this church for 40 years and think it's only been cleaned once. Church gardens, not cleaned often enough, could do with more flowers, maybe...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank artemisliya
Reviewed July 26, 2017

lovely old church set in a green area in the centre of Eccles on Church Street well maintained inside and out well worth a visit

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ChrisDCarney
Reviewed March 2, 2017

volunteers provide fresh food at very reasonable prices. Pleasant surroundings and service guarantee a nice place to eat

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank lynnepatten22
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Little gem, needs to be appreciated. So old. Has a Green Man or two on the outside, if you look carefully.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Victoria W
Reviewed December 27, 2016

Eccles is full of historic buildings.Many are now shops.Look at the blue plaques to learn about Eccles gone by. The Church is unspoilt.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Ted B
Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

This church is lovely inside and very interesting the small congregation are lovely and know the history of the church they have community mornings and do cups of tea and coffee and sometimes toast and scones worth a visit to see inside

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

This was my childhood church was baptised here lots of memory's nice quiet Catholic Church with a separate hall and car park Also holds fates and parties here as st Mary's school is at the back of it Large church would be ideal for weddings...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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