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History & beauty

How lucky we are to have this ancient building in our town. So much to see! I could go every week... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Middleton, United Kingdom
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Beautiful churchb

We got married here last year. It is an absolutely beautiful church with a great team working... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
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New Ln, Middleton, Rochdale M24 6DJ, England
+44 161 643 2693
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

How lucky we are to have this ancient building in our town. So much to see! I could go every week & find something new. My Granddaughter loves it, knows where the archers sharpened their arrows...a great place to bring history alive to children. The...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We got married here last year. It is an absolutely beautiful church with a great team working there. They have masses that are great for young children and adults alike. The church is set in really nice grounds which are great to have a stroll...More

Thank Mlgus2014
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This church is beautiful, reaped in history, I believe has had Robin Hood there at some time, hence the Middleton Archer and the surrounding local pubs with similar names. there was a passage from the church to one of the buildings round there, but I...More

Thank NaomiJess123
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This church is unique in that has a rare wooden bell tower. It's listed status is assured. St. Leonard's occupies an elevated position above the beautiful Jubilee Gardens, which has an ornate bandstand and is stunning when the cherry trees are in blossom. This area...More

Thank Amnesia27
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This is a beautiful church with stunning architecture and with a rich history. There is a stained glass window dedicated to Flodden, well worth a visit.

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The beautiful and historic church of St. Leonard's Middleton standing proudly above jubilee park middleton , a true gem in a town with many buildings of interest it's like stepping back in time apart form the dreadful pull down screen and the band equipment laying...More

Thank Betty C
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This imposing church in the centre of middleton is a must for walkers or historians alike and a stunning example of architecture

Thank jkd128
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I had heard about the historical Flodden stained glass window dedicated by Sir Richard Assheton on a tv programme and as I don't live too far away we decided to have a trip to the church. The volunteers at visiting time Friday 1-4pm were very...More

Thank dstanley_9
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Well worth a walk round. Visit the grave yard also as it is so old and tells it's own story. Samuel Bamford is buried there and you will find that in the top corner. The church is situated at quite a high point of Middleton,...More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Middleton is an ancient Parish and has amazing architecture. Just outside the boundaries of the dominating Manchester Parish it has an independent history of its own. A must visit for those interested in English Parish Churches.

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Response from philpoole | Reviewed this property |
Hi, although l am from Rochdale years ago l cannot answer your query. I think there might be a notice pinned somewhere in case the church is locked. You can summon someone to let you in. They are the person to put your... More