St Frideswide's Church
|St Frideswide's Church|
|The Parish Church of St Frideswide|
View of the church from the east
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Consecrated||10 April 1872|
|Architect(s)||Samuel Sanders Teulon|
|Vicar(s)||Revd Clare Sykes|
St Frideswide's Church is a Church of England church on the south side of the Botley Road in New Osney, west Oxford, England. The church is in a district originally part of the parish of St Thomas the Martyr.
The church is dedicated to the patroness of Oxford, St Frideswide. It was designed by the 19th-century Gothic Revival architect Samuel Sanders Teulon of Westminster, London and built by the local firm of Honour & Castle. The foundation stone was laid in 1870 and the church was consecrated on 10 April 1872 by John Mackarness, the Bishop of Oxford. It was originally intended for the church tower to have a spire.
Immediately to the west is Osney Ditch. The church was the setting of a Morse detective story, Service of all the dead by Colin Dexter.
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