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Churches of Saint Matthias & St. James the Apostle Doors Open Guelph

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Churches of Saint Matthias & St. James the Apostle

Built in 1891-92, this is the newest of Guelph’s stone churches and the last built with local limestone. The Gothic-style church was downsized from its original plan, resulting in an unusual orientation. The original fine wood ceiling and elaborate vaulting remain in the building’s final form. The roof slates came from Cornwall, England.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Full wheelchair access
  • Washrooms
  • Kid-friendly
  • Guided tours available

Contact info

86 Glasgow Street North
Guelph, Ontario
Telephone: 519-822-1061
www.sjapostle.ca

Architecture

Year built: 1891-92
Architect: John Day
Architectural style: Gothic revival
Building type: Place of worship

Dates/hours open

Saturday April 21, 2018
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; first tour leaves at 10 a.m.; last tour leaves around 3:40 p.m. to allow the site to close at 4 p.m.

Churches of Saint Matthias & St. James the Apostle 86 Glasgow Street North