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Escomb Saxon Church

From £0.00
Saxon Green
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 7SX

Tel: +44 01388 602860

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Escomb Saxon Church

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Small donation requested for guided tours.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • johnhouston2
      Knaresborough, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      A fabulous piece of history - don't even consider driving past the sign!
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 7th February 2017
      While driving along the main road the sign advising that there was a Saxon Church just 3 miles away was something I simply couldn't ignore (Saxon for goodness sake!) and when I found that it was... Read full review
    • jollyrobert
      Cardiff, Wales
      Trip Type:
      A very special place
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 9th January 2017
      Having passed the signs just north of West Auckland to Escomb on our way to Hexham, Northumberland, I was determined to visit this Saxon church on our return to south Wales, after spending Christmas... Read full review
    • PMalcolmF
      Darlington, England, United Kingdom
      Fabulous piece of history
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 4th January 2017
      A wonderful example of Saxon history, linked with 6th Legion based at York and nearby Binchester. Stone high up on external north wall carved with LEG VI (upside down). Get key and visit. Why not... Read full review


    Provider Features

    • Village Location


    • Guide Dogs Permitted

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Payment Methods

    • Groups Accepted - Please ring in advance.
    • Max group size - 60
    • Min group size - 5

    Provider Facilities

    • Printed Material in Foreign Languages

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Guided Tours Available for Groups

    Access Information

    Opening Times

    2016/17 (1 Oct 2016 - 31 May 2017)
    Summer 2017 (1 June 2017 - 30 Sept 2017)
    Monday - Sunday09:00 - 18:00
    Bank Holiday09:00 - 18:00

    * Church open 1 Jan-31 May 0900-1600; 1 Jun-30 Sep, daily 0900-1800. Key available at no. 26 Saxon Green.

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Nearest major road is A68. From the A68 follow the signs from Witton Park to Escomb.

    Public Transport Directions

    Nearest station is Bishop Auckland station. Take 'Escomb Road' (near Station). Continue along B6284 (Etherley Road). Straight across roundabout. Take right turn for Escomb Village after passing garage on left hand side. Bus 50 and 50A goes to Escomb on its journey between Durham and Bishop Auckland. No bus service available on Sundays.

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