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SYKEHOUSE HOLY TRINITY

Spectacular stained glassInteresting churchyardInterpretation of site available

Come and visit our lovely country brick built church.

Although there is some evidence of a chapel having existed at the end of the 12th century, the earliest definite reference is of a licence is dated 1425. It was probably little more than a room in his house.

In 1433 permission was granted for a chapel and minister. Following the Reformation it fell into neglect but was rebuilt in 1616. At the beginning of the 18th century the chapel collapsed under the weight of its stone roof. Repairs were undertaken, including the construction of a brick tower in 1724.

The present church was built between 1850 to 1886, together with a new vicarage and school. It is in the style of the 13th century church and retains the tower of 1724. A new belfry and slated spire were also added.

The church is delightful to look around and retains many interesting features including portion of medieval glass in the south wall near to the pulpit and the medieval font. The churchyard contains the remains of preaching cross.

If you know anything more about the heritage of this site and would like us to include it here please contact us.

VISITING HOLY TRINITY

Keyholder noticeTours for groups and schoolsGenerally accessible to wheelchair usersParking at Church or nearbyRefreshments at site or nearbyToilets at site or nearby

Address: Broad Lane, Sykehouse, DN14 9AU

Opening Times: Please contact us to arrange individual and group visits.

Contact: 01302 841396 or Eve.Atherfold@sheffield.anglican.org

Directions: M18 J6. Take A614 and then 1 left. Continue through Fishlake for 2 miles. At t-junction turn left and continue into village. Church on right, opposite village green and parking bay.

Grid Reference: SE 628 169 GB Grid

GOOGLE MAP LINK

http://www.benefice-of-fishlake-sykehouse-kirkbramwith-fenwick-moss.co.uk

The text has been written by volunteers from the site, more information can be found when you visit in person.

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