Friday, August 21, 2015

Albion Church, Ashton-under-Lyne



Albion Congregational (now United Reformed) Church in Ashton-under-Lyne was built 1890-95. It is Grade II* listed.

On completion the Church was said to be the most beautiful Congregational Church building in England, mainly of Gothic design with glorious stained glass designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones and installed by William. Morris.


More information can be found on the church website

A contribution to
Skywatch Friday;
The Weekend in Black and White;
Inspired Sundays.

14 comments:

  1. This church looks both grand and cute. A beautiful design. The towerr and weathervane are a delightful extra touch.

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  2. Nice weather vane.

    Visiting from BLACK AND WHITE WEEKEND.

    FRANKLY MY DEAR

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  3. As I have said many times before: Even the tiniest village in the UK has the most magnificent churces. so also here.

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  4. T is beautiful! The steeple points out the beautiful sky quite nicely!

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  5. Beautiful church with a bell tower and imposing spire. Thanks for sharing.
    (I reached up to his image through Inspire Sunday..)

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  6. The rooster is interesting up top! Tom The Backroads Traveller

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  7. Makes for a great silhouette against the sky.

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  8. Looks impressive and stands out on a cloudy day

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  9. Special postproduction. Love the intensity of the clouds.
    Visiting from THE WEEKEND IN BLACK AND WHITE.

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  10. What a beautiful weather-cock! Fine photo.

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