Toll Gavel Church
Toll Gavel, Beverley HU17 9AA, UK
About Toll Gavel Church
Toll Gavel United Church is a friendly Christian Church in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire. It is a local ecumenical partnership between the Methodist Church and the United Reformed Church, but has many people of different denominations worshipping. The Church is embedded in such famous events as the Beverley Early Music festival and the Beverley Literature Festival.
Attractions near Toll Gavel Church
The Grade 1 Listed building was originally bought by the Beverley Town Keepers in 1501 to be used as a Guildhall, and has seen continuous civic use since. The building is still used for civic and ceremonial occasions and now also holds the Beverley Community Museum. There is also a Magistrates' Room with original 17th Century furniture and an elegant Mayor's Parlour with a silver collection dating back over several centuries.
Beverley’s famous market dates back centuries and is a vital part of community life. It is held in the town centre, on Saturdays and attracts thousands of shoppers every week. The busiest market is on Saturdays and there is a friendly atmosphere and a vibrant mix of stalls, selling food from around the world, fruit and vegetables, freshly baked goods, arts and crafts, and clothing.
The Treasure House is a multi-disciplinary center for heritage and information services. It contains the East Riding Archives and Local Studies and so more. It also provides access to museum, library, and archive services under one roof. The tower also offers views of Beverley.
St Mary is a Church of England parish church in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire. It is a lively place of worship welcoming people of all ages and boasts a busy calendar of community and cultural events. The church is built in the Early English style with a nave, chancel, and transepts. There are no side aisles. It is worth walking around the outside of the church first to admire all the decorative stonework, particularly on the chancel.
Beverley Minster is one of the largest parish churches in England, larger than one-third of all English cathedrals and regarded as a gothic masterpiece by many. Originally a collegiate church, it was not selected as a bishop's seat during the Dissolution of the Monasteries; nevertheless, it survived as a parish church and the chapter house and the attached church of St Martin were the only major parts of the building to be lost. It is part of the Greater Churches Group and a Grade I listed build
The Westwood is an open space on the west edge of Beverley; it being an ideal place for families to enjoy many activities on the lush green pastures. Visitors to the Westwood will notice that there is a Golf Course and Race Course on the pasture; it is understood that the Golf course is quite challenging and popular with visitors. The Race meetings are attracting increasing interest and it hosts several events and festivals during the year.
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Discover more attractions in East Riding of Yorkshire, where Toll Gavel Church is located
East Riding of Yorkshire is a no-nonsense sort of place. Its largest city, Hull - more properly known as Kingston upon Hull, is where the county's beating heart lies. It is a solid city that just gets on with the business in hand, which in this case is shipping. Hull is still very much a busy commercial port.