© Mr F. Bryan Basketter LRPS
CHURCH OF ST PHILIP, ST PHILIPS PLACE (north side)
SALFORD, SALFORD, GREATER MANCHESTER
Mr F. Bryan Basketter LRPS
25 September 1999
31 January 1952
Date of last amendment:
31 January 1952
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SJ8298NE ST PHILIP'S PLACE
949-1/19/92 (North side)
31/01/52 Church of St Philip
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