University Church of St. Mary the Virgin

The University Church of St. Mary the Virgin is a church situated on the north side of the High Street in Oxford, UK. There has been a church situated on this site since Anglo-Saxon times, and the oldest existing part of the church is the tower, dating from around 1270. In the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, the main body of the church was rebuilt in the Perpendicular Gothic style. The church has long held a central position in the history and culture of Oxford University. Notable eighteenth- and nineteenth-century figures to preach at the church include John Wesley, one of the founders of Methodism, and John Henry Newman and John Keble, leaders of the Oxford Movement.


Latitude: 51.752644832373
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