St Andrew's Church, East Heslerton, North Yorkshire
- What's nearby
A tall tower and wonderful views
St Andrew's stands in a large peaceful churchyard at the southern end of the hamlet. With wonderful views over the surrounding countryside, this village church, completed in 1877, boasts a striking 32-metre spire.
The church is in the Transitional style, with an Italian feel. The exuberant Victorian interior - designed as a complete, unified scheme by G E Street - is particularly impressive.
Inside, the oak pews are set in an oak-boarded floor, and the stone pulpit is particularly fine.
A 12th century church made of “handsome stone” in a tiny parish.
A medieval treasure saved by George Gilbert Scott
A peaceful medieval village church
St. Andrew's church stands in the main road at the centre of East Heslerton village. There is limited parking available nearby.
There are steps up through the lychgate into the churchyard and steps into the main door of the church. There are two steps into the chancel
Facilities & Hire
Due to the historic nature of our buildings, only a very small number of them have heating, running water or toilet facilities. The lighting is usually operated via a 'push button' timer or a motion sensor.
8 miles south west of Scarborough, on A64
Nearest railway station: Seamer (8 miles)
History & Further Information
Why not make your visit more enjoyable and informed by finding out more about this church before you visit? You can download a range of publications below including the relevant county guide, and any walk round guides we have for this church.East Heslerton St. Andrew - Your Church Tour Yorkshire County Guide 2012
This free of charge short guide contains details of all the churches we care for in North, South and West Yorkshire. Printed copies of the county guides are also available at the church.
All our North Yorkshire churches are in our North region.
Useful local links:
- Discover North Yorkshire tourism website
- Days out with the kids in North Yorkshire
- North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway
- A history of North Yorkshire in 10 objects
- The City of York and District Family History Society
- Family History Section of Yorkshire Archaeological Society
- Yorkshire Archaeological Society
- List of churches in North Yorkshire
- North Yorkshire is in the Diocese of York