St John the Divine

Wonderful windows, interesting colourful interior, species rich churchyard and fascinating graves.

Sharow, Yorkshire

Opening times

St John's is open every day from 10am till 4pm.


Berrygate Lane

Designed by civil engineer Georges Knowles. Built in 1825 and extended in 1877 with added chancel, side chapels and vestry. The nave is constructed mainly in sandstone, with magnificent windows. The tower contains 8 bells. The graveyard has won environmental awards and contains war graves and interesting monuments.

  • Captivating architecture

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Magnificent memorials

  • National heritage here

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Wildlife haven

  • Accessible toilets in church

  • Bus stop within 100m

  • Car park at church

  • Dog friendly

  • Level access throughout

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Wifi

  • Coffee mornings on Monday, Pastoral Care on Tuesday morning.

  • Church of England

Contact information

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