St Stephen and All Martyrs, Hag End Brow

St Stephen and All Martyrs, Hag End Brow, Lever Bridge, Bolton, Greater Manchester BL2 1NZ View on map

The church is the first of three Edmund Sharpe's terracotta churches. Built in 1842-4 of locally produced block and decorative elements, in early Gothic style. It has an ornate interior with terracotta pew ends, organ casing, frieze and tracery. Stained glass includes windows by Willement, Wailes and Holiday.


Opening Arrangements

March - November: 1st Saturday of month: 10am - 12 noon, Wednesdays 10am - 12 noon, Thursdays 2pm - 4pm. Sundays excluding Christmas Day and New Year's Day: 9.15am - 10am and 11.15am - 12 noon. Heritage Open Days: Saturday 10am - 3.3pm, Sunday 11.30am - 3.30pm. key holder Revd. Sue Edwards 01204 528300


Off Radcliffe Road behind St Stephen and All Martyrs School. Rail: Bolton Railway Station (1.3 miles) Bus: 536, 544, 511 bus service.

Parking Spaces


Car parking on Radcliffe Road if car park is full or closed. It is used by the school in term time.

Disabled Access

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