Church of St Matthew, Church Street, Little Lever - Bolton

Victorian church by Paley, dated 1865 in an Early Decorated Gothic style. Comprises chancel, north vestry, south east tower, nave, transepts and west porch. There have been substantial grant assisted works to eradicate extensive dry rot outbreaks and most recently a tower phase of work has been completed in 2019. The ceilings are still at a considerable risk of detachment and have temporary netting installed to protect visitors.

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II
    List Entry Number:
    1391096
    Local Planning Authority:
    Bolton
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St Matthew
    Street Name:
    Church Street
    Locality:
    Little Lever
    County:
    Greater Manchester
    District / Borough:
    Bolton
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Bolton South East
    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 II

Contact Details

Peter Barlow 0161 242 1428