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St John the Baptist Church of England, Atherton

St John the Baptist,
Market St,


The church has/had a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded before 1645.
Reference 4/06 Atherton, St. John the Baptist 1878-80 Major works.
Tower 1892-7
Extended 1887
Decorated/Perpendicular style.

The Works of Paley and Austin, a Lancaster Architectural Practice 1868 -1886, by James Price page 78

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Church Records

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Copies of Bishop's Transcripts



The church is located at OS grid reference SD6761903138 (Lat/Lon 53.523896,-2.489909). You can see this on maps provided by: