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Beverley Minster

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Identification

Beverley Minster
the Parish Church of St. John and St. Martin
263586

Map

Structure in General

church
existing [completed]

Usages

church

Facts

  • A Saxon monastery founded by St. John once sat on the site of the current minster; his body was buried in the chapel of the Saxon church around which the current church was built.
  • In the Middle Ages miracles supposedly took place at St. John's tomb which attracted pilgrims from far and wide.
  • The church is Early English, Decorated and Perpendicular in style.
  • Most of the church is constructed from Tadcaster limestone.
  • Cited in Simon Jenkins' 'England's Thousand Best Churches'.

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Location

Minster Yard North
Minster Yard North
HU17
Beverley
England
United Kingdom

Technical Data

62.00 m
62.00 m
101.50 m
1220
1425

Features & Amenities

  • City landmark
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