Rochdale

Properties and events in Rochdale

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All Saints & Martyrs Church, Langley, Middleton

All Saints & Martyrs Church, Wood Street, Middleton, Lancashire, M24 5GL
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The amazing Langley Cross. Sculpted in aluminium by Geoffrey Clarke, it is probably the artist’s biggest commission.

Bamford Chapel and Norden URC. Illustrated talk at 2pm. Come take a look around this historic building and find out more about it's fascinating history.

Norden Road, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL11 5PQ
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Bamford Chapel has been at the heart of the community since 1801. Come and take a look around and listen to an illustrated talk to learn more about the fascinating social history of this non-conformist chapel.

Hare Hill House, Littleborough

Hare Hill House, Hare Hill Park, Hare Hill Road, Littleborough, Greater Manchester, OL15 9HE
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Hare Hill House dating from the late 18th century has been at the centre of the development of Littleborough for almost 250 years. Currently being transformed to create a much needed and valued community heritage asset.

Heritage Pub Trail in Rochdale Town Centre

The first stop of the trail will be The Pioneers Museum, 31 Toad Lane, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL12 0NU
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Rochdale town centre is a real haven for pub venues and we are so lucky to have such a great offering of chains and independents. The trail will involve visiting 9 historic venues which includes a temperance pop up bar within the Pioneers Museum.

Long Street Methodist Church and School

97 Long Street, Middleton, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M24 6UN
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One of Middleton's 'Golden Cluster' of historic buildings, this Arts and Crafts inspired church and former schoolrooms is a masterpiece designed by Edgar Wood (1860-1935

Middleton Parish Church

St. Leonards Square, Middleton, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M24 6DJ
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Explore the Grade I listed church of St Leonard dates from 1100 and was rebuilt 1412 incorporating Norman arches and enlarged 1524.

Milnrow Parish Church (St James the Apostle)

St. James Street, Milnrow, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL16 3JT
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St James The Apostle, Milnrow Visit this Grade II listed Church which has been on its present site for over 150 years.

Rochdale Canal - Co-ops and Connections

Lock 50 Rochdale Canal, Oldham Road, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL16 5RD
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Come and meet staff and volunteers from the Co-op Heritage Trust and Canal and River Trust to find out how the Rochdale Canal was part of the Co-ops success story.

Rochdale Old Fire Station

Fireground, Old Fire Station, Maclure Road, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL11 1DN
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Fireground museum of firefighting , with tours of the fire station building and former ballroom

Rochdale Parish Church of St Chad

Rochdale Parish Church of St Chad, Sparrow Hill, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL16 1QT
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The Parish Church has stood on the hill overlooking the town for well over 1000 years. Records of vicars go back 830 years. An illustrated booklet is available to purchase.

Rochdale Town Centre Heritage Trail

Floor 3, Number 1 Riverside, Smith St, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL16 1XU
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Rochdale Development Agency will celebrate the town's history and culture be creating a Heritage Trail of interactive events and activities on the weekend of 7th and 8th September, taking audiences on a tour of hidden gems and historical tales.

St Aidan's Church Open Day

Manchester Road, Sudden, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL11 3EL
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An opportunity to visit this Grade II* Temple Moore Church.

St John the Baptist Church

Dowling Street, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL11 1EX
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The Church contains one of the largest pieces of artwork in the North West.

St Luke's Church Heywood

York Street, Heywood, Lancashire, OL10 4NN
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Many Beautiful Stained Glass Windows to see, Archives not usually on show will be available to view

St Mary's Church, Birch

Langley Lane, Birch, Heywood, Lancashire, OL10 2QJ
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Discover the heritage of St Mary's Church through a display of photographs and church records.