BBC report: Beverley churches face closure without £15m restoration, say clergy

A “crumbling” landmark East Yorkshire minster could close unless millions of pounds can be raised to save it, officials have warned.

Beverley Minster and nearby St Mary’s Church need about £15m to fix leaking roofs and decayed stonework.

A documentary film highlighting the plight of the buildings premiered on Thursday at the town’s Parkway Cinema.

Vicar of Beverley Minster, Reverend Canon Jonathan Baker, said “the situation is very precarious”.

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