Holy Trinity Church, York

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Despite its unimposing exterior appearance, Holy Trinity Church boasts a rich history dating back to the 11th century. Benedictine monks from Normandy established a priory on this spot in 1089, replacing with their own structure an older Saxon church. The current building dates mostly from the 15th century and stands in a secluded churchyard near one of York's busy shopping streets. To reach the atmospheric old church, pass through an 18th-century archway that once housed local artisans' workshops. Once inside, take a close look at the eastern windows, which feature exquisite stained-glass from the 1470s. A visit to Holy Trinity Church represents just the start of the adventure when you use our York trip planning website to plot your vacation.
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  • We went on a tour around York with Neil who we encountered outside the art museum. He's part of the volunteers who do free tours of your leaving at 10.15 and 2.15 I think. Anyways we visited this old ...  more »
  • A beautiful old church in the centre of the city, step through the gates and leave the noise behind you, a beautiful place to visit.  more »
  • It is an old, modest and beautiful church with a monument dedicated to the soldiers of York who died during the two world wars.
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  • Fabulous old church with grave stones from the 14th century. Real little gem of a church
  • Hidden behind a few shops but an amazing old church with an uneven floor! £2 donation per person is recommended but it's not much and they want the money to keep it going
  • Beautiful little church tooked away... very peaceful place .
  • Lovely little Church tucked away down an alley. So nice in fact, I'm sure it was used in the TV drama Dark Angel
  • Most beautiful church ....adore it x

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