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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- JEN DTrip Type:Friends getawayBeautiful church with an important place in the Christian history of the north-eastMonday, 27th May 2019This church is so beautiful and interesting and it possesses an amazing sense of calm. Once the resting place of the body of St Cuthbert, this church is well worth a visit. The voluntary guides are... Read full review
- YachtjudgeLymington, Hampshire,EnglandTrip Type:CouplesExtraordinary historyTuesday, 4th June 2019Lovely church. caring community and with an extraordinary history stretching back to Saint Cuthbert who was involved with this church before the founding of Durham Cathedral. Read full review
- Mobile35942195053Bristol, United KingdomBeautiful church at the heart of...Friday, 8th November 2019Beautiful church at the heart of Chester-le-street, where we managed to have a quick look inside before people were preparing for a local funeral. Grand architecture for a small church, enjoyed the... 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.