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St Helen's Church, Ainderby Steeple
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54°19′22.92″N 1°29′10.39″W / 54.3230333°N 1.4862194°W / 54.3230333; -1.4862194Coordinates: 54°19′22.92″N 1°29′10.39″W / 54.3230333°N 1.4862194°W / 54.3230333; -1.4862194
Location Ainderby Steeple
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Website lowerswalechurches.org.uk
History
Dedication St Helen
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade I listed
Administration
Parish Ainderby Steeple with Yafforth and Kirby Wiske with Maunby
Deanery Wensley
Archdeaconry Richmond and Craven
Diocese Leeds
Province York

St Helen's Church, Ainderby Steeple is a Grade I listed parish church in the Church of England in Ainderby Steeple, North Yorkshire.

History

The church dates from the first half of the fourteenth century. An earlier church, thought to be 12th century, occupied the site but this was rebuilt in around 1320. The tower was re-built in the 15th century and the church underwent restoration in 1870.

Parish status

The church is in a joint parish with

Organ

The organ was built in 1889 by Forster and Andrews at a cost of £320 and was opened on 8 April 1890 by Robert Mack, organist of Catterick Parish Church. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.

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