New village to surround old church
Posted: 03 Apr 2008 @ 00:00
A redundant church mentioned in the Domesday Book is set to become the focal point for a new community, almost 30 years after it closed as a place of regular worship.
St Oswald’s (pictured, above) served the south Yorkshire hamlet of Sandall Parva for almost a millennium. But its community moved in the 1920s to a newly established village, Kirk Sandall, built a mile away for workers at a new glass factory. The Grade-II* church was then surrounded by an increasingly ...
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