Church of St Margaret, Chapel Road, Hollinwood - Oldham

Built in1877 in a Decorated Gothic style, of squared rubble with gritstone tracery and ashlars. Three Historic England / Heritage Lottery Fund Repair Grant for Places of Worship projects have been completed, addressing the failings of the tower, the north roofs and the west window. The current project to repair slate roofs and problems associated with rot and lost plaster will commence on site in the autumn of 2018.

Church of St Margaret, Chapel Road, Hollinwood - Oldham
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST MARGARET
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1201707
  • Local Planning Authority: Oldham
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Margaret
  • Street Name: Chapel Road
  • Locality: Hollins
  • County: Greater Manchester
  • District / Borough: Oldham
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Oldham West and Royton
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Priority: D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II