Union Street United Reformed and Methodist Church, Union Street, Oldham - Oldham

Built in 1855, one of the few remaining churches designed by Moffat Smith and an early example of a Gothic style non-conformist church in the North West. Rusticated sandstone rubble with a slate roof. Nave with two aisles and tower. The original spire was removed in the 1930s and a castellated top added. A first phase of work has been undertaken with the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund's Grants for Places of Worship scheme. A second phase should complete a comprehensive repair programme.

Union Street United Reformed and Methodist Church, Union Street, Oldham - Oldham
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: UNION STREET UNITED REFORMED AND METHODIST CHURCH
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1282575
  • Local Planning Authority: Oldham
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Chapel

Location

  • Building Name: Union Street United Reformed and Methodist Church
  • Street Name: Union Street
  • Locality: Oldham
  • County: Greater Manchester
  • District / Borough: Oldham
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Oldham West and Royton
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: E
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II, CA

Contact Details

Peter Barlow 0161 242 1428

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England