Queen Elizabeth I Free Grammar School

Type:Historic Site

Boarshaw Road, Middleton, Greater Manchester, M24 6BR

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Thomas Langley, Chancellor of England was educated in Middleton. In 1412 he rebuilt the Parish Church and founded a charity school, the original foundation of the Grammar School.

Completed in 1584 and now restored as a heritage centre. Remarkable features include marvellous oak roof beams and much more.



  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Target Markets

  • Marketed Towards Families

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From Middleton town centre, at the roundabout at the junction of Long Street/Assheton Way (A664 road to Rochdale) turn into Market Place. Go straight on into Lodge Street which becomes Boarshaw Road. the Old Grammar School is 100 yards on the right. Car park at rear.

Public Transport Directions

Middleton is well served by buses, and Middleton bus station is less than half a mile from the Old Grammar School. Several services from the bus station pass The Old Grammar School.Rail: The nearest rail station is Mills Hill, on the Manchester to Leeds via Rochdale line, with buses connecting Mills Hill to Middleton.

Opening times

2024 opening (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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