Yorkshire Historic Churches Trust

St. Mary’s Church


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Over the centuries, churches have defined landscapes, brought together communities and demonstrated beautiful craftsmanship. These magnificent buildings will always need preservation and maintenance so that they can remain standing for centuries to come.

The Yorkshire Historic Churches Trust provides funds for churches, chapels and meeting houses of all Christian denomination within the county of Yorkshire. Funding ranges from relatively small schemes such as repairs to monuments, to much larger ones including large scale re-pointing of stonework, complete roofing repairs and replacements and other more complex conservation works.

With the help of Friends of the trust and the general public through fundraising activities, donations and sponsor days, the Yorkshire Historic Churches Trust is currently able to award grants amounting to approximately £100,000 a year to churches in need.


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Corporate Friends

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Being a Corporate Friend of the trust means that you and your company share the same passion for exceptional workmanship. Become a Corporate Friend today and help us preserve our traditional English heritage buildings.

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Ride + Stride

Taking place on the second Saturday in September every year, Ride + Stride is a sponsored event in which people from all over the country will walk, cycle or drive between churches, exploring and enjoying the landscape, and raising money to help preserve some of Britain’s churches, chapels and meeting houses. We'd love you to be involved.

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