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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 9am-10.30pm (except last Saturday of month)Sunday 12am-1.30pm Thursday 9am -1pm April to October. Please note that works are due to take place during 2017 which may necessitate closure, a timescale for these is not yet available.


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