St Oswald's Church, Guiseley

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St Oswald's Church
St Oswald King & Martyr
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53°52′31″N 1°42′22″W / 53.87517°N 1.70622°W / 53.87517; -1.70622Coordinates: 53°52′31″N 1°42′22″W / 53.87517°N 1.70622°W / 53.87517; -1.70622
LocationGuiseley, West Yorkshire
CountryEngland
DenominationAnglican
History
StatusParish church
DedicationOswald of Northumbria
Specifications
MaterialsSandstone
Administration
ParishGuiseley with Esholt
ArchdeaconryLeeds
DioceseLeeds
ProvinceYork

St Oswald's Church in Guiseley, West Yorkshire, England, is an active Anglican parish church in the archdeaconry of Leeds and the Diocese of Leeds.

History[edit]

The church dates back to the late-11th or early-12th century with later additions. The church was altered significantly by architect Sir Charles Nicholson in 1909. The church was Grade I listed on 19 September 1962.[1]

The marriage of Patrick Brontë and Maria Branwell took place in the church on 29 December 1812.[2]

Architecture[edit]

The church is built of squared sandstone with a graduated slate roof. The church has a west tower and a combined nave and chancel.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Church of St Oswald, Guiseley". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  2. ^ "St Oswald's Church, Guiseley". Parish of Guiseley with Esholt. Retrieved 14 May 2016.

External links[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Liz Holt (2007) "The Parish Church of St Oswald, Guiseley - A Brief History and Guide" (Liz North) available from the church