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12 Oct 2018
“Somewhat eclectic ”
24 Jul 2018
“Fantastic church”
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The oldest church in York features a tower that contains Roman stonework and an interior with fine examples of early stained glass and the remains of a Saxon cross.
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Bishophill Junior, York, England
+44 1904 623798
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

The bell tower and the church look beautiful from afar - from the Clifford’s Tower, to be exact. A closer look was a bit disappointing due to some modern and kind of alien elements added inside.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We found this church as we were wandering around this part of town and what a great find. A beautiful looking church with an eye catching spire and beautiful stone work. The church dates from the 11th century but the current building dates mostly from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

The Church of St Mary, Bishophill Junior is a wonderfully understated church in an old residential district of York. With a 1000 year history, the oldest part of the church is the Tower, which dates from the 11th century. On entering the church you can...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

This is the next best place to be absent the famous Jorvik exhibit (under renovation). Well planned and informative this place has live actors too. And since it is set within historic St Mary's Church, you can't find better ambience. Interactive all the way. An...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

A beautiful 11th Century church with extraordinary Stations Of The Cross by artist Fiona Khan Fitzgerald, focusing on details which draw the viewer into the moment.

Date of experience: February 2016
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