St Patrick's Church, Woolston

The Woolston mission dates from 1879 and Mass was said in a tin chapel in Obelisk Road from about 1880 until the building of a permanent church-cum-school on the present site in 1883 to designs by Leonard Stokes, one of his first commissions. A few years later Stokes altered and enlarged St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bugle Street, Southampton. Stokes’ building was demolished in 1969. The present church was erected in 1938-9 but was gutted by an incendiary bomb the following year. Restoration took place only in 1948-50. The architect was W.C. Mangan of Preston. It is not clear whether the rebuilding was to the design of 1938-9 or whether changes were made.

Location

Address

45, Portsmouth Road

Southampton

SO19 9BD

023 80448671

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The parish is part of the Diocese of Portsmouth.

Portsmouth Roman Catholic Diocesan Trust

Registered Charity 246871.
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Contact Parish Office

Marion Patient

Parish Secretary

St Patrick's House

45, Portsmouth Road

Southampton

SO19 9BD

Call: 023 8044 8671

Email: eastside@portsmouthdiocese.org.uk

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