AboutSt Mary and St Cuthbert's Church was the cathedral church and shrine of St Cuthbert from AD883 to 995, during which time the Lindisfarne Gospels were translated into Anglo-Saxon (facsimile on display). The Anker's House is an anchorage attached to the church with displays on Roman, Saxon and medieval times. Model of Anchorites' living quarters.
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- mrgrahamb2015Chester-le-Street, United KingdomHistoric site not to be missedThursday, 13th February 2020This beautiful Church in the heart of Chester-le-Street, County Durham, dates back to 883. The oldest surviving translation of the Gospels into English was done here and this was the original... Read full review
- KatieBeau95Beautiful church - friendly community!Wednesday, 4th March 2020I recently moved to the area and sense that this is a warm, family community - and housed in a beautiful building! Read full review
- sdoll94Sunniside, United KingdomTrip Type:Solo travelWorth a visitFriday, 6th March 2020This is a lovely church with beautiful stained glass windows. There are friendly guides who tell you the history of the building and it has a wonderful wooden beamed ceiling. Worth a visit if you... Read full review
- On-Site café/restaurant - Open for morning coffee and light lunches (no afternoon tea)
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Map & Directions
Nearest major road is A1(M). From the A1(M) take the A167 into Chester-le-Street.
Public Transport Directions
Nearest station is Chester-le-Street Station. Walk down Station Road towards the main street over Osborne Terrace. Go down Station Road to Front Street (Lambton Arms on your left, library on your right). Cross Front Street, turn left and first right into Middle Chare, walk to Church Chare.