St Agatha

St Agatha's is a beautiful church dating from the 6th century.

About this church

The present building dates from the 11th century, has an 11th century French font and the most beautifully preserved medieval paintings depicting the covenant of God with his creation, through to the new covenant in Jesus Christ.

Take a peek, they are truly magnificent. This Holy Space is seeped in the prayers and worship of the saints throughout history and of today.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Fascinating churchyard

Visitors information

  • Level access to the main areas
  • Car park at church
  • Parking within 250m
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

Other nearby churches

St Mary the Virgin

Raised on a hillside above the River Swale, the history of Christian church building can be traced through the fabric of St Mary's from the 12th to the 21st centuries.


St Mary

St Mary's has the memorial of Henry Jenkins, who is reputed to have lived until the grand age of 169 years.

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