1888 – High Altar & Reredos, Church of the Holy Name, Manchester

Architect: Joseph Hansom


The Church of the Holy Name of Jesus is located on Oxford Road in the heart of Manchester University’s campus in Manchester. It was built between 1869 and 1871 and designed by Joseph Aloysius Hansom, with internal works continuing for some years. The present tower, designed by Gilbert Scott, was erected in 1928 in memory of the famous Rector of the church, Fr Bernard Vaughan, SJ. The building is a Grade I listed building, and was granted this on 5 April 1989, being upgraded from a Grade II* listed building, which was granted on 18 December 1963

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