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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 each month 10am-12pm, Wednesdays 10am-12pm,Thursdays 2pm-4pm;Sundays 9.15am-10am, 11.15am-12pm (not Christmas day or New Year). Heritage Open days September Saturday 10am-3.30pm; Sunday 110.30am-3.30pm.


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 available on Radcliffe Road if car park is full or closed. Used by school in term time

Disabled Access

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