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St Mary and St John's Church, Hardraw
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St Mary and St John's Church, Hardraw
54°19′0.96″N 2°12′18.67″W / 54.3169333°N 2.2051861°W / 54.3169333; -2.2051861
Location Hardraw
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Dedication St Mary the Virgin and St John
Consecrated 20 July 1880
Heritage designation Grade II listed
Architect(s) Richard Herbert Carpenter
Construction cost £3,000
Parish Hardraw
Deanery Wensley
Archdeaconry Richmond and Craven
Diocese Leeds
Province York

St Mary and St John's Church, Hardraw (also Hardrow) is a Grade II listed parish church in the Church of England in Hardraw, North Yorkshire.


The church was built in 1879 - 1880 to designs by the architect Richard Herbert Carpenter and paid for by Edward Montagu-Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, 1st Earl of Wharncliffe as a memorial to his brother, the Hon. James Frederick Stuart-Wortley. It was consecrated by the Bishop of Ripon Rt. Revd. Robert Bickersteth on 20 July 1880.

It achieved popular recognition when it was featured as Darrowby Church in the British television series All Creatures Great and Small.

Parish status

The church is in a joint parish with


A pipe organ was built by the Vincent Electric Organ company and originally installed in West Witton Methodist Church .A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.

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