St Andrew

Consecrated 1907, known as the Arts & Crafts Cathedral of the north.

About this church

Contains tapestry by Burne Jones, carpet by William Morris and stained glass windows by Paine. 

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Spectacular stained glass
  • Magnificent memorials
  • Glorious furnishings
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Fascinating churchyard
  • Wildlife haven

Visitors information

  • Bus stop within 100m
  • Level access to the main areas
  • On street parking at church
  • Parking within 250m
  • Café within 500m
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

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