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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:

  • walkleytravellers
    Trip Type:
    Fantastic piece of history
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 11th September 2017
    We were staying in bishop Auckland for the Kynren show and were advised by our homestay host to visit Escomb, which we had never heard of. When we arrived it was Heritage open Day and we were given a... Read full review
  • Paul B
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A living piece of History
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 1st September 2017
    Popped in on the way back from Durham Castle, it was just before Sunday Service and not too sure if we could still go in as people were arriving. I could not have been more wrong,we were encouraged... Read full review
  • Gonefishingx
    Melbourne, Australia
    Trip Type:
    Wonderful history
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 20th August 2017
    It is wonderful history made more evocative by it being a working church. And a working church that is happy to share (instructions for getting the key are on the gate). There is history in the... 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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