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The Parish of St. Wilfrid, Brayton includes the civil parishes of Barlow, Burn, Brayton, Thorpe Willoughby and parts of the south and west of Selby.

There are three Anglican churches:
St. Wilfrid’s in Brayton - a Grade 1 listed church of Norman origin
Chapel of Ease at Barlow - a Grade 2 listed building dating from the 1700s
St. Francis’ Shared Church (a Local Ecumenical Partnership) at Thorpe Willoughby
The Rectory is a Georgian, Grade 2 listed, building adjacent to St. Wilfrid’s Church.


St Wilfrids Church

St Wilfrids

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Although there are no known remains of an earlier church than our St Wilfrids, we are sure there would have been a Saxon Church here, attached to the Manor, and probably built of wood. William the Conqueror granted land in Brayton to Selby Abbey soon after the Conquest, and the affairs of Brayton Church were closely linked with the Abbey up to the dissolution in 1539. The oldest parts of the church were probably built by the Abbot of Selby around 1100.

For all enquires please contact the Churchwarden on 01757704707
or visit the ’St Wilfrids website

Brayton Methodist Church
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Braytons first link with Methodism is recorded on an old chair in the Chapel 'Used on his preaching at Brayton by John Wesley' it is thought to date between 1759 and 1790. 

The Methodist Church welcomes all people of all ages - from the village, the local area, and those visiting the area - to join us in our worship and our activities.

On Chapel Lane, off Brayton Lane. The church is 500 yards from the traffic lights in the centre of the village, on the right hand side past the village green and the schools.

Times of worship:
Every Sunday at 10.30am.
Other services as detailed (see church notice board).

Other activities:
Prayer meetings, house fellowship groups and social activities. 
For further details, please contact the church steward.

Baptisms, marriages and funerals:
Please contact the Minister.

Minister: Rev Philip Macdonald Tel 01405 765154
Church Stewards: Mrs Barbara Hind and Mrs Jill Service

Non –church activities:
A number of community groups also use the church rooms.

If you would like further details, please contact the church steward.

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