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Aerial View, Guiseley (Guiseley)
Black & White imageUndated. In the centre is Towngate with Lands Lane going from the left to the top of the view. To the right running to the top is Town Street. The road coming down from the centre is The Green. St Oswald's Church is to the right, and behind can be seen the Albion Dyeworks, now demolished.
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Guiseley Parish Church, St Oswald's Church, The Green (Guiseley)
Colour imageOctober 2003 This image shows Guiseley Parish Church, St Oswald's situated at the Green. A church has occupied this site since Saxon times but the present church dates back to the Normans and there is some beautiful Norman architecture within. The Warde family began the tower but the building was not complete in 1473 when the widow of the late Sir Roger Warde, Joan Warde, died. She bequeathed 'Six shillings and eight pence to the Parish of Gyslay for the building of the tower'. Her Grandson , Sir Christopher Warde ensured the completion of the Tower in about 1480. The Warde coat of Arms can be seen in the interior.
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Guiseley Parish Church, St Oswald's Church, The Green (Guiseley)
Colour imageOctober 2003 Guiseley Parish Church dates back many centuries and is named for St Oswald who became Bishop of York in 972. St Oswald's is a Norman Church built on the site of the Saxon Church which was destroyed in the Norman Conquests. It acquired the tower and North Aisle in about 1480. The parents of the famous literary Bronte family were married here. Patrick Bronte and Maria Branwell wed on 29th December 1812. The Lychgate Memorial, seen here in the foreground, was added on in 1921.
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St Oswald's Church (Collingham) (1 comment)
Colour image2003 St Oswald's Parish Church, Church Lane, Collingham. This church was constructed around the remnants of an Anglo-Saxon building. The north aisle was built in 1200 with additions in the 13th and 14th centuries, the tower added in the 15th century. Restoration was carried out in 1840/41 and in 1870 by architect J.P. St. Aubyn. It was during the Victorian period that Saxon stones were discovered in walls on the south side. The clock and peal of 8 bells were the gift of Sir Nevill Gunter of Wetherby Grange, in memory of his parents.
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St Oswald's Church (Collingham)
Colour image2003 Church and graveyard, St Oswald's, Collingham. The church yard has the graves of several notables. Major General James Gunter (1833-1908), who served in the Crimea is buried there. There are the graves of the Eamonson and Medhurst families, Benjamin Eamonson was Vicar of Collingham for 29 years. He died in 1867.
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