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Officially one of the top 100 parish churches in Britain.

Really enjoyed looking around this gorgeous little church with masses of history. There was a very... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Wesham, United Kingdom
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Spiritual, historic and intriguing

The church is lovely example of a medieval parish church with a history (including its links to the... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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Church End, Sheriff Hutton YO60 6SX, England
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed looking around this gorgeous little church with masses of history. There was a very informative leaflet about the church and boards for you to take around with you.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

The church is lovely example of a medieval parish church with a history (including its links to the Council of the North and King Richard III) that many cathedrals might envy. There is a real air of peace and the historical interpretation of the site...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank honeysrascal
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This is a beautiful church, but it seems to have been taken over by the Richard III Society, and a poster still claims that the effigy of a young boy in fifteenth-century dress is the son of Richard III, when all the visual and architectural...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alison W
Reviewed 23 January 2018

The church is usually open until dusk. It is beautifully kept and obviously loved by the congregation. Full of interesting items ie reclaimed medieval pews, monuments, remnants of medieval glass . Sad that there is not a good guidebook but if you go online there...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Has a history corner about Richard3, his claim to the throne and the Neviles, who owned the manor. with memorial to Richard and Anne's son who died at 11 and thought buried here,

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank stillmum
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Dated something like 1011 it has a Prince of Wales, a Chancellor of the exchequer buried there and is next door to the Castle which is a Richard the Third date. Fascinating

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

A lovely Church and the Holy Cross Excellent this is one place the Traveller's must go and see so nice and Pease full and easy to get to, and if lost Family or Friend's you can pay for a candle. we enjoyed it and I...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The church in Sherriff Hutton has over 900 years of history and is normally open to visitors every day until dusk or 6 pm. Essential viewing for anyone interested in Richard III. Ricardian connections include the tomb of Edward of Middleham - the only Prince...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank sisteriris
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Amazing church with lots of history. Set in North Yorkshire village with a ruined castle associated with Richard third.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Joanna D
Reviewed 2 June 2015

This church holds all kinds of fascinating bits of history. Built at the end of the 11th century, it was the parish church of the Neville family, one of whom, Anne, married Richard III. Their only son, Edward of Middleham died at the age of...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank JudoK
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