St Leonard’s Parish Church: Heritage Open Weekend

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Date(s) - 12/09/2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

St Leonard’s Parish Church

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St. Leonard's Church 1024x411St Leonard’s Square, New Lane, Middleton, Greater Manchester, M24 6DE

Grade I listed church dating from 1100, Norman arches incorporated and notable history, Flodden Window and rare brasses. The oldest church building in the area. ‘Wooden steeple for a stubborn people’. 2014 is the 300th anniversary of the installation of 6 of our 8 bells. There will be bell ringing demonstrations and visits to the ringing chamber.

Opening Times

  • Friday 12 September: 1000-1600
  • Saturday 13 September: 1000-1600
  • Sunday 14 September: 1400-1600


Narrow, steep spiral stairs to Bell Ringing Chamber

Additional information

Max 6 people per tour/session.


The church itself is a landmark standing on a hill with an unusual wooden tower.

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