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St Mary the Virgin
The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin
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53°54′23″N 1°20′57″W / 53.9063°N 1.3493°W / 53.9063; -1.3493
Location Boston Spa, West Yorkshire
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Status Parish Church
Dedication St Mary the Virgin
Heritage designation Grade II listed building
Architect(s) W. H. Parkinson
Style Victorian Gothic Revival
Materials Ashlar magnesian limestone with some sandstone dressinqs
Parish Boston Spa
Deanery New Ainsty
Archdeaconry York
Diocese York
Province York

The Church of St Mary the Virgin in Boston Spa, West Yorkshire, England is an active Anglican parish church in the archdeaconry of York and the Diocese of York. It is a Grade II listed building.


The original church on this site (designed by S. Taite) was constructed from 1812 to 1814; this was replaced by the current church, built between 1872 and 1884 by W. H. Parkinson.

Architectural style

The current church was constructed over twelve years from 1872 to 1884, designed by architect W. H. Parkinson. The church has a cruciform plan with a four-bay nave and a tower to the west. The vestry is on the southern side. It is built of ashlar magnesian limestone, although some of the ornamental dressings are of sandstone. The roof is of green slate.

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