Church of All Saints, Silkstone

The Church of All Saints is the parish church in the village of Silkstone in South Yorkshire, England. It is a Church of England church in the Diocese of Leeds. The building is Grade I listed and dates back to at least the 12th century.

All Saints' Church, Silkstone
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53°32′54″N 1°33′45″W / 53.5484°N 1.5625°W / 53.5484; -1.5625Coordinates: 53°32′54″N 1°33′45″W / 53.5484°N 1.5625°W / 53.5484; -1.5625
LocationSilkstone
CountryEngland
DenominationChurch of England
ChurchmanshipBroad Church
Administration
ParishSilkstone
DioceseDiocese of Leeds
ProvinceProvince of York

HistoryEdit

There may have been a church on this site in Saxon times,[1] but the current perpendicular style building was originally constructed in the 12th century.[2] The building was remodelled in 1495, and the chancel was rebuilt in 1852–1858. The church contains a ring of 6 bells.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hunter, Joseph (1831). South Yorkshire. The history and topography of the deanery of Doncaster, in the diocese and county of York. Volume II. London: J.B. Nichols and Son.
  2. ^ Historic England. "Church of All Saints (1151740)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 30 December 2006.