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The Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Blackley
The Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Blackley
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The Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Blackley
The Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Blackley
Image courtesy of Manchester Libraries, Information and Archives (ref m69375)

In 1855 a small mission church was opened in Blackley which became known as the ‘Ivy Church’. This reflected the ivy which covered the building and the local cottages.

It was rebuilt in 1908 in order to have a much larger church and was consecrated on July 16th 1945.

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