St Thomas' Church, Friarmere, Greater Manchester

Address:
Heights Lane, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL3 5TU
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The church is currently closed and will be reopening in April. Please contact the North regional office for further information.
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A hillside preaching church

This austere Georgian church is perched on a hillside overlooking Delph.

St Thomas was built in 1765 by the local community who named it Heights Chapel. Inside it is sparse yet atmospheric, with a stone flag roof and a bellcote.

As a 'preaching church'; it has galleries on three sides and a small sanctuary with a plain Venetian style east window.

Many of the nineteenth-century fittings were removed to the new parish church in Delph.