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St Mary in the Baum, St Mary's Gate

St Mary in the Baum, St Mary's Gate, Rochdale, Greater Manchester OL16 1DZ View on map

Grade II* listed church built on the north side of town in 1742, rebuilt 1909-11 by architect Sir Ninian Comper. The interior is a remarkably complete example of his work including the stained glass, pews and heavily enriched rood screen. He re-used items from the former church and incorporated them in his design. The church celebrated its centenary in February 2011.


Opening Arrangements

Every Sunday 9am - 12 noon, every Wednesday 9.30am - 2pm, other times on request


From M62 exit 20. Take the A58 to Halifax. After 7 sets of traffic lights the church is on the right in the town centre. Rail: Rochdale (1 mile).

Parking Spaces


Public car park nearby

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes