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A Substantial Church in an Extensive Churchyard with a Long History

An impressive and well maintained church set in an extensive churchyard with a special emphasis on... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Rossergruffydd
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Beautiful 16th C church - Cathedral of Dales

This is a must. Squat, low towered, wide nave and sturdy pillars and strong, brooding beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
David S
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York, United Kingdom
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Jul 10, 2018
“A Substantial Church in an Extensive Churchyard with a Long History”
Mar 4, 2018
“Beautiful 16th C church - Cathedral of Dales”
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3 The Cottages, Grinton, Yorkshire Dales National Park DL11 6HW, England
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

An impressive and well maintained church set in an extensive churchyard with a special emphasis on tree species and habitats with interpretation boards. The number of graves is a memory of ther days when it was the only burial site for many miles. The church...More

Thank Rossergruffydd
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is a must. Squat, low towered, wide nave and sturdy pillars and strong, brooding beautiful wooden ceiling. this stands t the end of the corpses' way. The path that brought the dead form higher up the dale. For centuries this was the only church...More

2  Thank David S
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Decided to drive through Grinton as a little detour on our way home from a trip in the lake district. As my ancestors come from Grinton and the surrounding area I have always had an interest in seeing the place. St Andrews is a lovely...More

Thank Sarahkken
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Visited this beautiful church whilst on a genealogy themed week in Swaledale . This church used to be the main Church in Swaledale. There is a book in the entrance which records the names of those buried there, however there are a few gaps in...More

1  Thank Heather B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A great church to visit, friendly and warm. Bats accommodated. Church yard maintained for wild life as it should be. Lots of history and medieval features. Set in the beautiful hills, called the cathedral of the Dales for good reason.

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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Please visit this church for a lesson in history and bring your camera for lovely photos. The stained glass windows are something to behold. There is information all through the church for you to read about and even if you just fancied a look around....More

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