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St Bartholomew’s Church, West Witton
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St Bartholomew’s Church, West Witton
54°17′28.28″N 1°54′28.04″W / 54.2911889°N 1.9077889°W / 54.2911889; -1.9077889Coordinates: 54°17′28.28″N 1°54′28.04″W / 54.2911889°N 1.9077889°W / 54.2911889; -1.9077889
Location West Witton
Country England
Denomination Church of England
History
Dedication St Bartholomew
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade II listed
Administration
Parish West Witton
Deanery Wensley
Archdeaconry Richmond and Craven
Diocese Leeds
Province York

St Bartholomew’s Church, West Witton is a Grade II listed parish church in the Church of England in West Witton, North Yorkshire.

History

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".

Parish status

The church is in a joint parish with

Organ

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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