Church of St Ann, St Ann Street, Manchester City Centre - Manchester

Classical style church, 1709-12, with strong anti-Jacobite connections. Restored 1886 by Alfred Waterhouse. Large round-headed windows and internal aisle arcade of Tuscan columns supporting the upper balconies. The church plays a key role in defining the character of St Ann's Square. Extensive restoration of the tower masonry and a reroofing of the nave has been completed, whilst the east apse masonry is in need of a further phase of repair.

Church of St Ann, St Ann Street, Manchester City Centre - Manchester
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST ANN
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1247612
  • Local Planning Authority: Manchester
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Ann
  • Street Name: St Ann Street
  • Locality: Manchester City Centre
  • County: Greater Manchester
  • District / Borough: Manchester
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Manchester Central
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA

Contact Details

Peter Barlow 0161 242 1428

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England