Doncaster Minster

in Doncaster

Address: Church Street, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN1 1RD

Phone: +44 01302 323748

Email: churchwarden@doncasterminster.org.uk

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Description

The Minster Church of Saint George, Doncaster stands at the heart of the town of Doncaster, where a church has stood for over 8 centuries. The present church was built to the designs of George Gilbert Scott between 1854-1858, after the mediaeval church was destroyed by fire in 1853.

The Minster offers a wide range of Sunday and weekday services within the mainstream Anglican tradition drawing on a strong musical and choral tradition to enhance the worship. It also serves as the Civic Church for Doncaster and hosts many of the Civic Services for special occasions. In 2008 the Minster celebrated of the 150th Jubilee Anniversary of the present building and everyone joined together in a year of celebrations. Currently the building is undergoing major restoration – please assist us by making a contribution to our Minster Appeal.

Doncaster Minster is open throughout the week for tourists, educational visits, concerts, exhibitions, lectures, recitals and services and the site is a key part of Doncaster’s rich history and heritage and one of the town’s landmark buildings. It also offers a quiet oasis for prayer and meditation at the hub of the busy Doncaster town centre.

The Minster is currently raising funds to restore and repair this Grade One Listed Building. Please go to the Restoration Appeal page to help us raise the £6 Million needed to fund the Restoration programme. If you are a UK tax payer please consider enhancing your donation by Gift Aid, enabling us to reclaim the tax on the amount donated.

Factual Descriptions

Doncaster Minster, formally the Minster and Parish Church of St George, is the Anglican minster church of Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England. It is a grade I listed building and was designed by architect designer George Gilbert Scott. The church was built in 1854–1858 to replace an earlier building destroyed by fire.

Wikipedia Description

Doncaster has been upgraded to city status. The city of Doncaster has a page here in Yorkshire.com.

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