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St Mary's Priory Church, Malton

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Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Church
Situated on the edge of the lively and interesting market town of Malton, St Mary's is the only surviving Gilbertine Priory Church in England still in use for regular worship. Open daily, visitors are invited to explore this ancient house of God and to join either with us in worship or to enjoy the holiness and quietness of this place.

Founded in 1150 AD our church has a strong Prayer Book tradition for all services, whilst also open to new ideas and gives a warm welcome to all newcomers.

Our Weekly Service Times

Sunday - 8:00am Holy Communion

11:15am Mattins

11:15am Sung Communion (First Sunday of the Month)

6:30pm Evensong

6:30pm Sung Communion (Third Sunday of the Month)

Wednesday - 9:00am Holy Communion
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  • A well cared for church with a fascinating history. Good to see the Romanesque architecture with little later alteration. Interesting misericords and good information boards about the Gilbertine...  more »
  • Set in its churchyard and overlooking farmland, this is a lovely place. It is worth walking round the outside of the church first before going inside. Don't miss the ledge on the outside wall that...  more »
  • Mesmerising. Staff are absolutely lovely and super helpful. It's a wondeful chance to say a prayer for someone dear, share your thoughts and hopes or take a minute to think of loved ones. Absolutely beautiful! It was nice to be able to make a contribution on leaving as the volunteers work extremely hard to ensure the church is open for people to visit!
  • Lovely church, highly recommend you visit,

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