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Dewsbury Minster (All Saints)

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  1. The Minster works as part of the Team Parish of Dewsbury to serve the people of our Town in many different ways, and shares a rich local heritage within the Heavy Woollen District.  

    You are warmly invited to visit this beautiful and ancient church. You can enjoy the Refectory Cafe, Gift Shop, Heritage Centre, Pilgrimage Chapel and there are Conference and event facilities to suit a wide variety of needs, from individuals, to community and business.

    The Minster Team welcomes all visitors, those of all faiths and those of none, we're looking forward to seeing you.

    Opening times:
    The Minster is open Monday - Saturday from 9am to 3pm
    The Refectory Cafe is open Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 2.30pm.

    DIY tour leaflets are available to help visitors explore this ancient site, whilst guided tours can be booked for individuals, schools and other organisations.

    Please see our website for full details of services and events at all our churches and to
    email us.


Contacts

Dewsbury Minster Parish Office

Dewsbury Minster Vicarage Road, Dewsbury WF12 8DD

01924 457057

Organisation last updated

  1. 28 January 2019

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  1. Dewsbury Minster Church Of All Saints, Vicarage Road, Dewsbury, WF12 8DD
    1. All key services are accessible. Wheelchair access
    2. Either, there are specially marked parking spaces for disabled people, or disabled people can park within 50 metres of an accessible entrance. Disabled parking
    3. There is a toilet which can be accessed by people with disabilities including wheelchair users. This means that it complies with the standards set out in Part M of the Building Regulations,'Access to and use of buildings. Fully accessible toilet
    4. There is a loop system. Please contact the venue if you need further information. Loop system

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  1. http://www.dewsburyminster.org.uk/

  2. 28/01/2019

History

  1. 627 Paulinus brought Christianity to Dewsbury.
    850 A stone cross commemorated Paulinus.
    980 The Anglo Saxon Minster Church flourished.
    1086 Doomsday:Dewsberia had church and priest.
    1170 and 1220 Norman pillars and aisles built.
    1485 to 1603 Medieval roof and registers started.
    1767 Georgian aisles and tower erected.
    1884 to 1887 Victorian East End built.
    1978 East End re-ordered.
    1993 All Saints regains her Minster status
    1995 and ongoing: Beautiful re-orderings with renewed commitment to mission and ministry to the town

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