St Helen's Church, Ainderby Steeple facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSt Helen's Church, Ainderby Steeple
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Heritage designation||Grade I listed|
|Parish||Ainderby Steeple with Yafforth and Kirby Wiske with Maunby|
|Archdeaconry||Richmond and Craven|
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.
The church is in a joint parish with
- St Andrew's Church, Great Fencote
- St Wilfrid's Church, Great Langton
- St Mary's Church, Kirkby Fleetham
- St John the Baptist's Church, Kirby Wiske
- St Radegund's Church, Scruton
- All Saints' Church, Yafforth
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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