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Amazing Murals

The interior is completely dominated by the wall artwork which is typical of the Victorian excesses... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
MedEngland
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England
The best non-cathedral church I have seen in the country

We were strolling through the village & saw a sign to the village’s Norman Church. The churchyard... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
curlytail55
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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

The interior is completely dominated by the wall artwork which is typical of the Victorian excesses of the ideas of Sir Tatton Sykes and his concept in restoring/enhancing so many Churches in the East Riding of Yorkshire, Externally, the Tower is magnificent,

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

We were strolling through the village & saw a sign to the village’s Norman Church. The churchyard is well kept and there are some nice ornamental pieces on the exterior of the church. We opened the door and were expecting a typically rural church, pleasant...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

This church is in Galton on the Wolds, not in Driffield. It is easily found off the A166 York to Bridlington road. Follow the brown sign. Imposing Norman tower, but nothing prepares you for the amazing interior. Rebuilt and redecorated in late Victorian times, it...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

The church can be found in a small village Garton on the Wolds and we spotted the sign from the main road while driving South from Driffield on the A614. This is a wonderful Norman church on the Yorkshire Wolds and worth a detour. It...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 27 May 2015

Garton-on-the -Wolds is the name of the place. There does not seem to be one square inch of the interior of this church which is not covered with paintings. They almost seem to burst out of the door, it is so full of them! 19th...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 6 May 2015

If you are driving on the A166 between Wetwang and Driffield, you cannot miss the huge square Norman tower (12th Century) to the south of the road in the village of Garton-on-the Wolds. However, the adjoining Nave and Chancel were constructed in 1856-7 in the...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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