Church of St Thomas, Helmshore Road, Haslingden - Rossendale

Commissioners' Church of 1850-57 by EH Shellard. Rock-faced sandstone, two span slate roof, Decorated style with reticulated tracery. Concerns over the tower, which is saturated. The wooden flooring is rotten and the interior plaster is wet in places. An application for grant funding has been made to the Heritage Lottery Fund's Grants for Places of Worship scheme.

Church of St Thomas, Helmshore Road, Haslingden - Rossendale
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST THOMAS
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1072810
  • Local Planning Authority: Rossendale
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Thomas
  • Street Name: Helmshore Road
  • Locality: Haslingden
  • County: Lancashire
  • District / Borough: Rossendale
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Rossendale and Darwen
  • 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