All Saints' Church, Skelton-in-Cleveland, North Yorkshire

Address:
Church Lane, Saltburn-By-The-Sea, North Yorkshire, TS12 2HQ
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Opening times:
Open 10am-4pm daily. Closed 4th-6th December. Should the church be locked, the key is available at Number 1 Church Lane (the cottage nearest the main road). *Please DO NOT call at cottage number 2. *Please respect our neighbours by not parking in front of the cottages.
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Skull-and-crossbones surround a Georgian gem

This secluded Georgian church, is set in parkland with views to Skelton Castle. Graves with skull-and-crossbone motifs mingle with wild cherry and garlic in the churchyard.

The church was mostly rebuilt in 1785 and probably two previous churches were sited there. Pulpit, box pews and other furnishings seem to date from the rebuilding, with slightly earlier text boards and some older monuments on a remaining Medieval wall.

The herringbone tooling of the outside stonework gives the church a strong local feel, in contrast to the 'Venetian' east window and the dark rose colouring of the interior.

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