St Mary's Church, Stainburn, North Yorkshire

Stainburn, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, LS21 2LW
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Fine views in a harsh landscape

This enchanting Norman church, with a stone roof and grey sandstone walls, has fine views over Wharfedale. The church seems to have grown out of the harsh land on which it stands. Except for a porch, bell-cote and vestry, its original Norman shape and many original features are retained.

The splendid chancel arch, some of the windows and the well-carved font are all Norman; the roof is late medieval and the robust oak pews are from about 1600. Restoration has been minimal, leaving this as an enchanting place of great antiquity.

  • St Mary's - Stainburn

    13 October 2019 - 13 October 2019

    The Friends of St Mary's invite you to their Harvest Festival