St Peter, Firs Lane
St Peter, Firs Lane, Leigh, Wigan, Greater Manchester WN7 4SD View on map
Built 1880-1, by Paley and Austin. Brick construction with vaulted ceiling under tower. Described by Pevsner as "one of the most thrilling churches in Lancashire". Tower rises behind a shallow glassed churchyard the height emphasised by the adjoining nave and chancel, which are aisle-less on the south side.
All year: Sunday 10.30am - 11.30am; Monday 6pm - 7pm. May - September: Saturday 10am - 12.30pm
- Open on Heritage Open Day
West of Leigh, turn off A579 Atherleigh Way onto A578 Twist Lane. Rail: Atherton (4 miles), Wigan (6 miles). Bus: route 593 (Leigh - Wigan).
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: Yes
- Assistance dogs: Yes