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IoE Number: 471589
Location: CHURCH OF ST PHILIP, ST PHILIPS PLACE (north side)
  SALFORD, SALFORD, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Mr F. Bryan Basketter LRPS
Date Photographed: 25 September 1999
Date listed: 31 January 1952
Date of last amendment: 31 January 1952
Grade II*

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SALFORDSJ8298NEST PHILIP'S PLACE949-1/19/92(North side)

SALFORD SJ8298NE ST PHILIP'S PLACE 949-1/19/92 (North side) 31/01/52 Church of St Philip II* Formerly known as: Church of St Philip BANK PLACE. Anglican church. 1825. By Sir Robert Smirke. Ashlar, roof not visible. Neo-classical style. Undivided plan, with Ionic portico advanced to S with round bell-tower over. EXTERIOR: expressed as 2 storeys for galleried interior. Symmetrical S front has central projecting bow-fronted porch with Ionic colonnade and balustraded parapet. Central door in simple Doric architrave flanked by round-arched windows. Above the parapet, the bell-tower rises: engaged fluted shafts with stripped-down Corinthian capitals carry cornice. Narrower upper stage has plain pilasters each side of round-arched openings (alternately blind), and domed stone cap. Further doors each side of portico, then 3 bays, with upper round-arched windows linked by continuous string course and sill-band over square lower windows in moulded architraves. 3-bay E end with slightly advanced outer bays housing doorways with round-arched windows over. Tripartite pedimented window in central bay. North wall of 9 bays with upper round-arched windows linked by continuous sill-band and string course. W front has advanced central bay with pediment, and 3 doorways, the central door having entablature carried on console brackets. 3 round-arched windows above, part blind. Round-arched windows in outer bays, over blind lower windows. INTERIOR not inspected. The church is a reproduction of Smirke's All Saints, Wyndham Place, London.

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