Church & Town

For over 850 years, St. Peter’s Church has been at the heart of Burnley.

Its Heritage Centre opened in 2003, telling the story of the Church and its place in the history of the town and its’ inhabitants. This website contains a selection of features from the centre.

The church itself is usually open for visitors between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Fridays.


RESEARCH: Brian Hall, Ken Spencer

ILLUSTRATIONS: Burnley Borough Council, Lancashire County Library, Burnley Library, Towneley Hall Museums and Art Gallery.

FINANCIAL SUPPORT: The Heritage Lottery Fund, Lloyds/TSB Foundation, Stocks-Massey Bequest.

Other sites of Interest:

The Weavers Triangle, Guide to the Weavers Triangle Trust and Visitors Centre.

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