Roecliffe: St Mary, Roecliffe

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The neo-Norman church of St Mary was built in 1843, and is believed to be the only church in the country with an entirely vaulted roof. The marble floor and steps of the chancel, and the vestry door, were originally part of York Minster. There is also a 17th Century communion table, and a Jacobean pulpit. The tiers of pews arranged along three walls are reminiscent of a college chapel. The stone for building the church came partly from the old Roman quarry in the grounds of Aldborough Manor, and partly from another quarry at Copgrove.

Please see the page `More Information about Roecliffe Church` to read more.

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The Revd P.J. Smith
The Vicarage, Church Lane, Boroughbridge, YORK Tel: 01423 322433
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Parish Communion
A service with hymns and a sermon; lasts about 50-60 minutes.
Every second Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Coffee


Holy Communion
A traditional service without hymns, lasts around 30 minutes
Usually on 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, but please check notice boards for exact details. every first and third Monday at 11:30 AM for ½ hour
Rev P Smith available
Philip, the vicar, will usually be available in each of the village churches on Monday mornings, if you wish to meet him. Philip will usually be available at the following times: 9.15am at St Mary, Lower Dunsforth. 10.00am at St Andrew, Aldborough. 10.45am at St John, Minskip. 11.30am at St Mary, Roecliffe. Please feel free to see Philip in church if you need to.
Monday at 11:30 AM for ½ hour


Roecliffe Racket Club Draw
The monthly draw for the `Roecliffe Racket Club` usually takes place between 6.30pm and 7.00pm. Venue to be announced. All are welcome to come and join in. Please note that from January 2007, there will be four prizes each month (£20, £10, £10 and £5).
Every first Tuesday at 6:30 PM for ¾ hour
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A Church Near You ID: 3393
Built: 1843
Our Patron: Dean & Chapter of York, Bishop of Ripon & Leeds
Archdeaconry: RICHMOND (301)
Deanery: RIPON (30102)
Parish Legal Name: Aldborough with Boroughbridge and Roecliffe (300065 30/65)
CofE Church Info: (630060 30/100)
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The current editor is: David Bellwood

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