St Saviour, Villa Street

Demolished

St Saviour's church was built to serve a district of dense back-to-back housing interspersed with heavy industry. It closed when the area was redeveloped after the Second World War.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A drawing of the church from a leaflet appealing for funds for the new church appears on the Church Plans Online website

 

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This church appears on the 1890 Ordnance Survey map which can be viewed at British History Online - http://www.british-history.ac.uk/mapsheet.aspx?compid=55193&sheetid=10087&ox=4675&oy=1100&zm=1&czm=1&x=503&y=234.

 

 

St Saviour's was designed by J A Chatwin and built of brick in Gothic style with apsidal chancel, nave, aisles, and west tower with spire. It was consecrated in 1874. A parish was assigned out of that of St Matthias'. The church closed in 1962.

 

William Dargue 19.04.2013