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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.

Contact

  • Grant Recipient: St Peter's PCC
  • Contact for access: Mrs Jessie Higgins
  • 01942 675286

Opening Arrangements

All year: Sunday 10.30am - 11.30am; Monday 6pm - 7pm. May - September: Saturday 10am - 12.30pm

Directions

West of Leigh, turn off A579 Atherleigh Way onto A578 Twist Lane. Rail: Atherton (4 miles), Wigan (6 miles). Bus: route 593 (Leigh - Wigan).

Parking Spaces

20

Disabled Access

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

WC

Yes