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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.


  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • olibot
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A truly hidden gem
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 17th July 2017
    It really is worth making the special effort to go and find this important part of history. It is mindblowing that this little church is almost 1350 years old. No that is not a 'typo' it was built... Read full review
  • John L
    Bishop Auckland
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Saxon Church
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 11th July 2017
    Collect the keys from a nearby house to open up this marvellous little church steeped in history. Lots of information on hand and one can make time for quiet reflection. Read full review
  • Helen R
    Loughborough, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Simply stunning and not to miss
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 3rd June 2017
    We fell upon this church by accident after spotting a sign on the main road. There is so much to see and feel here. The two Mediaeval grave stones in the cemetery are like nothing I've ever seen... Read full review


Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Access Information

Opening Times

Summer 2017 (1 June 2017 - 30 Sept 2017)
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 18:00
Bank Holiday09:00 - 18:00
2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 May 2018)

* Church open 1 Jan-31 May 0900-1600; 1 Jun-30 Sep, daily 0900-1800. Key available in daylight hours up to 6:00pm. Key hangs outside No. 28 Saxon Green behind the Church.

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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