SE2835 : Parish Church of St Augustine's, Wrangthorne

taken 1 year ago, near to Headingley, Leeds, Great Britain

Parish Church of St Augustine's, Wrangthorne
Parish Church of St Augustine's, Wrangthorne

The church is situated on the edge of a ridge of land between Meanwood Beck and the Aire valley, on the north-west side of the city. Its prominent location was fully exploited by the architect James Barlow Fraser (1835 - 1922), who included a striking steeple as part of his composition. The site was paid for by the Leeds Church Extension Society in 1866, the building being completed in 1871. For many years the parish was served by two churches, St Augustine's and St Marks's. The later closed in 2001 but many items from that church have been incorporated into St Augustine's. LinkExternal link

The church is Grade II listed LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 March, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 March, 2018
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Date (from Tags)
1871  2001  1866  1835  1922 
Person (from Tags)
James Barlow Fraser 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2890 3545 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:48.8721N 1:33.7533W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2893 3544
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Grade II Listed  Leeds Church Extension Society  Church Steeple  Parish Church  Church 

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