Yorkshire Historic Churches Trust

Where We’ve Helped

Over the years, the Yorkshire Historic Churches Trust has awarded almost £3,000,000 in grants to places of worship across the beautiful region of Yorkshire.

Explore the bubbles on the map below to see where grants were awarded in the last few years. Find out where the church is, the amount of grant awarded and what it was awarded for. For more substantial projects, you can click through to read a full case study.

All Saints Huddersfield

Grant Awarded: £750

For: Hiring a cherry picker

St Matthew’s Chapel Allerton

Grant Awarded: £3500

For: Roof repairs

St James the Apostle Selby

Grant Awarded: £4000

For: Roof repairs

Garforth Methodist Garforth

Grant Awarded: £5000

For: Roof repairs

Sacred Heart Howden

Grant Awarded: £7000

For: Roof repairs

Holy Trinity Idle, Bradford

Grant Awarded: £3000

For: Repairs to East window

Victoria Methodist church Sheffield

Grant Awarded: £4500

For: roof repairs

St Anne Lydgate

Grant Awarded: £3000

For: Repointing work

St Mary Swillington

Grant Awarded: £5000

For: Roof repairs

St Stephen Steeton

Grant Awarded: £2500

For: Roof repairs

All Saints Long Marston

Grant Awarded: £1600

For: Repairs to Lych Gate

St Lawrence York

Grant Awarded: £4000

For: Door repairs

All Saints Terrington

Grant Awarded: £4000

For: Roof repairs

St Gabriel Stanbury

Grant Awarded: £2250

For: Roof repairs

St Andrew Bainton

Grant Awarded: £2000

For: Repairs to west wall tower

All Hallows Mitton

Grant Awarded: £1000

For: Tower stonework

St John Cowgill

Grant Awarded: £6000

For: repointing and internal repairs

St Margaret’s Long Riston

Grant Awarded: £3500

For: Repairs to the bell tower

St Michael and All Angels Great Edstone

Grant Awarded: £600

For: Replacement timber on the bell tower

Whitechapel church Cleckheaton

Grant Awarded: £3000

For: Repairs to Victorian stained glass windows

St Michael and All Angels Skelbrooke

Grant Awarded: £1000

For: Grant for investigation works

St Cuthbert Sessay

Grant Awarded: £600

For: Stonework repairs

St John the Divine Sharow

Grant Awarded: £6000

For: window repairs

St Mary’s Priory Old Malton

Grant Awarded: £5000

For: Stonework repairs

All Saints Little Horton Green

Grant Awarded: £4000

For: Re-roofing

Cemetry Road Baptist Church Sheffield

Grant Awarded: £10,000

For: Ceiling repairs

St Hilda Chopgate

Grant Awarded: £3000

For: Roof repairs

All Saints Kirk Deighton

Grant Awarded: £2500

For: Stonework repairs

St Mary Wycliffe

Grant Awarded: £3000

For: Glazing repairs

All Saints Sherburn in Elmet

Grant Awarded: £2500

For: Stonework and glazing repairs

St James Keighley

Grant Awarded: £2000

For: Re -roofing

Todmorden Unitarian Church Todmorden

Grant Awarded: £1,068

For: Stonework repairs to windows

Holy Trinity Hull

Grant Awarded: £10,000

For: East end fabric repairs and refurbishment

All Saints Newton on Ouse

Grant Awarded: £9900

For: Roof and stonework repairs

St Wilfrid South Kilvington

Grant Awarded: £4000

For: Stabilization of walls

Ripon cathedral Ripon

Grant Awarded: £1500

For: Window repairs

St Peter Guildersome

Grant Awarded: ££5000

For: Roof repairs

All Saints Burythorpe

Grant Awarded: ££1500

For: Replacing damaged stone cross

Trinity Methodist Highfield, Sheffield

Grant Awarded: ££6000

For: Stonework repairs

St Mary Lower Dunsforth

Grant Awarded: ££500

For: Clock restoration

St John Yeadon

Grant Awarded: ££3500

For: Roof and gutter reapirs

St John’s Burlington Methodist Bridlington

Grant Awarded: ££5000

For: Timber treatment, roof repairs

St Mary of the Angels Batley

Grant Awarded: ££15000

For: Roof repairs

St Paul Healey

Grant Awarded: ££2500

For: Organ restoration

St Chad Great Habton

Grant Awarded: ££1500

For: Roof and bell tower repairs

St Margaret Horsforth

Grant Awarded: ££2000

For: Roof repairs, north aisle and porch

St Michael and All Angels Haworth

Grant Awarded: ££8000

For: Replace north side nave

Holy Trinity and St Oswald Finningley

Grant Awarded: ££7000

For: High level tower and chancel repairs

St John the Baptist Mossley

Grant Awarded: ££8000

For: Masonry repairs

Selby Abbey Selby

Grant Awarded: ££2500

For: restoration of font

St Mary Appleton Wiske

Grant Awarded: ££2500

For: roof repairs

St Hilda Ampleforth

Grant Awarded: ££2000

For: Boiler room chimney repair

St Paul Shipley

Grant Awarded: ££8000

For: roof repairs

St Edmund Roundhay, Leeds

Grant Awarded: £5000

For: re-pointing north and west walls

St Elgin North Frodingham

Grant Awarded: ££3500

For: Stone and window repairs

Trinity Methodist Netherton

Grant Awarded: ££3000

For: Window repairs

St Helen Bilton in Ainsty

Grant Awarded: ££250

For: sculpture repair

St Oswald Castle Bolton

Grant Awarded: ££250

For: masonry repairs

Wesley Hall Crooks, Sheffield

Grant Awarded: ££7000

For: Stained glass window repair

St Chad Toller Lane, Bradford

Grant Awarded: ££2000

For: roof repairs

All Saints Keighley

Grant Awarded: ££3000

For: re-pointing work

St Mary Middleton, Leeds

Grant Awarded: £15000 & £11000

For: urgent structural repairs

St Alban the Martyr Hull

Grant Awarded: £7000

For: roof repairs

Christ Church Mount Pellon

Grant Awarded: £1000

For: Investigatory grant

St Mary Gate Helmsley

Grant Awarded: £1000

For: Restoration of pipe organ

Wakefield Cathedral Wakefield

Grant Awarded: £3000

For: Floor and east end repairs

Holy Ascension Settle

Grant Awarded: £5000

For: Spire repairs

St Giles Pontefract

Grant Awarded: £5000

For: Masonry, drainage and roof repairs

St Wilfred Calverley

Grant Awarded: £2000

For: Disabled toilet installation

Holy Trinity Acaster Malbis

Grant Awarded: £1500

For: General repairs

St Cuthbert Sessay

Grant Awarded: £1500

For: Repoint east gable and re-fix cross

All Saints Featherstone

Grant Awarded: £3000

For: Roof and porch repairs

St Mary Welwick

Grant Awarded: £7000

For: Tower and south roof repairs

The Chantry Chapel of St Mary the Virgin Wakefield

Grant Awarded: £2000

For: Masonry repairs and stone replacement

Emmanuel Saltburn

Grant Awarded: £3000

For: Tower roof and parapet repairs

St Andrew Bainton

Grant Awarded: £2000

For: Disabled toilet installation

All Saints Adlingfleet

Grant Awarded: £3000

For: Disabled toilet installation

St John of Beverley Harpham

Grant Awarded: £1000

For: Repairs to the alabaster tomb

Christ Church Armley

Grant Awarded: £1000

For: Internal re-plastering

St Helen Bilton in Ainsty

Grant Awarded: £750

For: Investigatory grant

Christchurch Ilkley

Grant Awarded: £7000

For: Re-pointing and repairs to valley gutters

All Saints Ripley

Grant Awarded: £1500

For: Repairs to gutters, gulleys and downpipes

St Nicholas Guisborough

Grant Awarded: £6000

For: Replacement of stolen lead

St John the Evangelist Yeadon

Grant Awarded: £1500

For: Repairs to the reredos

Holy Trinity Heworth

Grant Awarded: £2000

For: Repairs to the rose window

St James Heckmondwike

Grant Awarded: £2750

For: Floor leveling

St John the Evangelist Birkby

Grant Awarded: £5000

For: Roof, glazing and masonry repairs

St James Thornton

Grant Awarded: £2000

For: General repairs

Christ Church Armley

Grant Awarded: £1500

For: Internal plaster repairs

St Oswald West Hauxwell

Grant Awarded: £1000

For: Internal repainting

St Stephen Buttershaw

Grant Awarded: £4000

For: Roof, glazing and masonry repairs

St Alban the Martyr Hull

Grant Awarded: £2000

For: Resurfacing roof and rebuild parapets

St John the Evangelist Birkby

Grant Awarded: £3500

For: Roof, masonry and glazing repairs

St Mary Garforth

Grant Awarded: £600

For: Disabled access and heating improvements

St Michael Kirkby Malham

Grant Awarded: £3000

For: Roof repairs

St Martin Womersley

Grant Awarded: £5000

For: Stonework repairs

Grassington Congregational Church Grassington

Grant Awarded: £1500

For: Window replacement

St Paul Drighlington

Grant Awarded: £1500

For: Roof and window repairs

St Stephen Steeton

Grant Awarded: £1500

For: Stained glass window repairs

St Hilda Chopgate

Grant Awarded: £3000

For: Roof repairs

St James Clapham

Grant Awarded: £2000

For: Roof and stonework repairs

St Mary Askham Richard

Grant Awarded: £3000

For: General repairs

St Michael Carelton

Grant Awarded: £400

For: damp proofing works

St John the Devine Sharow

Grant Awarded: £2,000

For: Roof Repairs

Christ Church Brampton Bierlow

Grant Awarded: £2,000

For: Stonework Repairs

St Andrew Keighley

Grant Awarded: £1,500

For: Tower and Window Repairs

Holy Epiphany Butterwick

Grant Awarded: £3,000

For: Roof Repairs

St Peter Kirk Smeaton

Grant Awarded: £1,000

For: Heating System Repairs

St Martin Fangfoss

Grant Awarded: £2,500

For: Masonry Repairs

Full Life Church Maltby

Grant Awarded: £1,000

For: Heating System Repairs

St Mary Watton

Grant Awarded: £1,500

For: Heating System Repairs

All Saints Bubwith

Grant Awarded: £500

For: Heating System Repairs

St Peter Huddersfield

Grant Awarded: £5,000

For: Masonry, Glazing and Drainage Repairs

St Leonard Thrybergh

Grant Awarded: £2,500

For: Stonework Repairs

St Andrew Huntington

Grant Awarded: £1,000

For: Accessible W/C and Access

St Mary the Virgin Oxenhope

Grant Awarded: £4,000

For: Tower and Rainwater Goods Repairs

St Mary and St Akelda Middleham

Grant Awarded: £2,500

For: Tower Repairs

St James Romanby

Grant Awarded: £3,000

For: Roof and Masonry Repairs

All Souls Leeds

Grant Awarded: £400

For: Restoration of Paintings

Bullhouse Chapel Sheffield

Grant Awarded: £4,000

For: Roof and Ceiling Repairs

St Mary Hutton Magna

Grant Awarded: £1,000

For: Lead Repairs

St Mary Little Driffield

Grant Awarded: £4,000

For: Repairs to Tower

St Mary the Blessed Virgin Gomersal

Grant Awarded: £2,000

For: Roof Repairs

Christ Church Sowerby Bridge

Grant Awarded: £4,000

For: Repairs to Tower Parapet and Pinnacles

St Oswald Thornton in Lonsdale

Grant Awarded: £2,000

For: Roof and High Level Masonry Repairs

St Andrew Dent

Grant Awarded: £4,000

For: Tower Repairs

St Mary the Virgin Long Preston

Grant Awarded: £1,000

For: Accessible W/C

Ripon Cathedral Ripon

Grant Awarded: £2,500

For: Window Repairs

Hope Baptist Hebden Bridge

Grant Awarded: £3,000

For: Window Repairs and Re-Roofing

St George’s Minster Doncaster

Grant Awarded: £3,000

For: Restoration of Chancel Reredos

St Stephen Lindley

Grant Awarded: £3,000

For: Roof repairs

St Mary Huggate

Grant Awarded: £3,000

For: Roof repairs

All Saints Barmston

Grant Awarded: £3,000

For: Lead Replacement and Repairs

St Mary Ebberston

Grant Awarded: £3,000

For: Accessible W/C and Tower

St John the Baptist Mossley

Grant Awarded: £1,000

For: Re-roofing and repairs

St Mary Magdalene Whitgift

Grant Awarded: £3,000

For: Roof repairs

St Martin Leeds

Grant Awarded: £3,000

For: Accessible W/C

St Margaret Hawes

Grant Awarded: £3,000

For: Masonry, Roofing and Glazing Repairs

All Hallows Walkington

Grant Awarded: £500

For: Accessible W/C

St Wilfrid Monk Fryston

Grant Awarded: £3,000

For: Roof repairs

All Saints Little Horton Green

Grant Awarded: £3,000

For: North Porch and Vestry Roof

Shelley Methodist Shelley

Grant Awarded: £4,000

For: Re-roofing

St Nicholas Guisborough

Grant Awarded: £4,000

For: Heating system repairs

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