Chowbent Unitarian Chapel, Bolton Old Road

Atherton, Wigan M46 9DS

A fine example of a well preserved early 18th century non-conformist chapel with a balcony and pulpit surrounded by box pews on 3 sides. Stained glass, some by Shrigley and Hunt. Organ of 1921 by Young of Manchester. Door to vestry is from the first chapel of 1645.
Opening Arrangements
All year: Sundays 10am - 12.30pm. Archive displays on Heritage Open Days. At other times by prior telephone arrangement with Mr J Readitt, Chapel Archivist (tel 01942 893965)
Heritage Open Days
Yes
Grant Recipient
Chowbent Unitarian Chapel Trustees
Access Contact
Mr David Shallcross
Telephone
01942 260161 or 07885 077819
Email Addresschowbenter@gmail.com
Websitewww.chowbent-unitarian-chapel.org.uk
Admission Charge
No
Directions
From A579 turn into High Street then left into Bolton Old Road. Chapel 50 yards on right. Rail: Atherton Central (½ mile).
Parking Spaces
8
Parking Details
On street parking. Restrictions apply.
Wheelchair Access
Partial
Details of Access for the Disabled
Wheelchair access to ground floor. WC for the disabled available in adjacent Hall.
ToiletsYes
Toilets for the Disabled
Yes
Guide Dogs Allowed
No
Annual Sponsored Bike RideNo

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PROPERTY INFO

  • PropertyChowbent Unitarian Chapel, Bolton Old Road
  • AddressGreater Manchester M46 9DS
  • LocationGreater Manchester