Church of All Saints, Bingley

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All Saints Church is the Anglican parish church in the town of Bingley, West Yorkshire, England.

All Saints Church

The history of the church probably dates back to pre-Norman times. It is thought that there might have been a wooden church on this location for many years prior to the Norman conquest, although no records exist. The first records of the church indicate it was rebuilt some time after 1066 by the Lord of the Manor, William Paganel, who gave it, with other possessions of his, to Drax Priory in the time of Archbishop Thurstan (1119–1140).

This building was probably rebuilt many times over the centuries, culminating in the present structure, which was begun during the reign of Henry VIII (1491–1547). The choir was erected in 1518, the current tower was added in 1737.

The church has a stained-glass window crafted by William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones. There is a peal of bells, for many years six in number, with a further two added in 1873.

The benefice lies within the Diocese of Bradford, and also includes the churches of St. Aidan, Crossflatts and St. Lawrence, Eldwick.

External links[edit]

Official website

Bingley Bellringers

Coordinates: 53°51′05″N 1°50′29″W / 53.8514°N 1.8413°W / 53.8514; -1.8413