St Bartholomew's Church, West Witton facts for kids
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St Bartholomew’s Church, West Witton
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Heritage designation||Grade II listed|
|Archdeaconry||Richmond and Craven|
The tower of the church dates from the 16th century. The rest was rebuilt in 1875 by John Bownas Atkinson (1807-1874) and William Atkinson (1811-1886), the cost of £1,100 (equivalent to £70,000 in 2018)2018 paid for by Lord Bolton. The contractors were Messrs. Mawer and Pearson. It was re-opened by the Bishop of Ripon on 18 August 1875.
St Bartholomew's was featured in the British television series All Creatures Great and Small, in the episode "Cats & Dogs".
The church is in a joint parish with
- Thornton Rust Mission Room
- St Andrew's Church, Aysgarth
- St Oswald's Church, Castle Bolton
- St Mary's Church, Redmire
- St Margaret’s Church, Preston-under-Scar
- Holy Trinity Church, Wensley
A pipe organ was built by W.M. Hedgeland. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.
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