St John the Evangelist, Church Avenue

St John the Evangelist, Church Avenue, Thornham, Rochdale, Greater Manchester M24 2UD View on map

Grade II listed church built in 1906-7 to the design of R Bennett Preston of rockfaced snecked sandstone in a traditional layout. The interior has high quality wood fittings and the roof is of Westmorland slate.


Opening Arrangements

Saturday 9.30am -10.30am (except 1st Saturday of month) Thursday 9am to 1pm April to October. Please note works are due to take place January and June 2018 which may necessitate closure.


Just off A664 between Middleton and Castleton, church located at Slattocks. Rail: Castleton (approximately 2 miles). Bus: No 17 from Manchester or Rochdale.

Parking Spaces


roadside parking on the lane approaching the church

Disabled Access

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