Edward Welby Pugin

St. Francis Church & Gorton Monestery, Gorton Lane, Gorton - 1866 - 1872

Edward Welby Pugin was engaged to design the Gorton Church and Friary. Edward was the son of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, the famous Gothic architect, responsible for the design of the intricate facade and interior of the Houses of Parliament. The Monastery of St Francis is considered one of Edward Welby Pugin's masterpieces.