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Chowbent Unitarian Chapel, Bolton Old Road

Chowbent Unitarian Chapel, Bolton Old Road, Atherton, Wigan M46 9DS View on map

Well preserved early 18th century non-conformist chapel with a balcony and pulpit surrounded by box pews on 3 sides. Stained glass, some by Shrigley and Hunt. Organ of 1921 by Young of Manchester. Door to vestry is from the first chapel of 1645. Unique 3 tier pulpit.


Opening Arrangements

All year: Sundays 10am - 12.30pm. Archive displays on Heritage Open Days. At other times by prior telephone arrangement with Mr J Readitt, Chapel Archivist (tel: 01942 893965)


From A579 turn into High Street then left into Bolton Old Road. Chapel 50 yards on right. Rail: Atherton Central (½ mile).

Parking Spaces


On street parking. Restrictions apply.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: No