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Fascinating out of the way heritage museum, & stunning stained glass

The centre is located in the old parish church of St James. When the church was at risk of... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2016
amdgriggs
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Amazing window from the lost Mausoleum

It was nice to see the Church as the Heritage Centre being so well used, particularly by the local... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
MedEngland
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England
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29 Jan 2018
“Misnomer!!”
30 Sep 2017
“Amazing window from the lost Mausoleum”
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| In the old parish church of St James, YO42 1SR, England
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Deconsecrated church with interesting-ish Gravestones/statues and glass windows but very little else! Nobody there you just walk in and there is various outdated boards with info about the area and Wolds. "Heritage centre" in very loose terms certainly not deserving of a brown sign!! If...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

It was nice to see the Church as the Heritage Centre being so well used, particularly by the local School. New, since my last visit, are two large half-circle stained glass windows saved from the demolished Mausoleum to the Lord Nunburnholm Family. They depict the...More

Thank MedEngland
Reviewed 22 February 2017

If travelling by car, park in the car park by the School and take the short walk to the Church. It's well worthwhile touring the Church yard first to read the several display boards - and to see some impressive monumental sculptures. Inside, the description...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2016

The centre is located in the old parish church of St James. When the church was at risk of demolition after being declared surplus to requirements it was taken over by a local heritage society. The old church is a really impressive building reflecting the...More

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VickiH14
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Response from MedEngland | Reviewed this property |
I believe that it is usually open 10.00am to 4.00pm, but I'm not sure whether this is everyday. I'm also told that Water Post Office has a key, but again it itself will have "opening hours". I don't think there is any... More
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