Old St. Stephen’s Church, Robin Hood’s Bay: YO22 4PF • Map ref: NZ942059
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Old St. Stephen’s Church
Robin Hood’s Bay
Old St. Stephen’s: “Dead interesting.”
Well worth a visit, the interior of Old St. Stephen’s Church has not been changed since it was rebuilt on an existing site in 1822. Come and see the box pews (last repainted in 1917 -
Owned by The Churches’ Conservation Trust, Old St Stephen’s is kept open by a Friends’ group. There are occasional events through the year, such as concerts and exhibitions as well as Sunday services.
A leaflet guiding you on a Churchyard walk is available in the Church.
Where: YO22 4PF • Map ref: NZ942059
When: Open Daily throughout the year
More: 01947 600653
Photographs and details of upcoming events can be found on our Facebook pages.
Surrounded by rolling farmland and commanding superb views of the North Yorkshire coast, the stones at Old St Stephens reveal the dangers of life in days gone by. Amongst the farmers and infant mortalities, perhaps the most chilling memorials are to mariners who drowned at sea.
From Rio to Riga, or within sight of home, many men never returned and are merely commemorated in the Churchyard.
The Robin Hood’s Bay
A leaflet produced some years ago linking Old St. Stephen’s Church with Robin Hood’s Bay Museum and the Local History Group Archives is no longer in print. However you can view, download and print a copy yourself HERE.
It contains Isabel Blincow’s superb illustrated MAP of the Old Village.