Escomb Saxon Church

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Saxon Green
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 7SX

Tel: +44 01388 768898

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Escomb Saxon Church

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Small donation requested for guided tours.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • John M
      Lyon, France
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      The church remains a peaceful oasis still used for prayer and reflection over 1400 years later.
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 10th February 2019
      One of the earliest Saxon churches to be completed in the UK and a place of worship since about 670 AD, it is situated approximately two miles west of Bishop Auckland in the Wear Valley. This is a... Read full review
    • BRIAN Y
      Edinburgh, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      The test of time
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 12th April 2019
      Looked amazing from outside but didn't venture in as had to go to a nearby house for key and we were in a hurry. Read full review
    • paulyfb
      Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 13th April 2019
      Stunning church come have a look. Great outside, have a look inside too. I visited here when I went to infant and primary school at top of Hill. Very nice. You won’t be disappointed Read full review


    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Access Information

    Opening Times

    Jun - Sept 2019 (1 June 2019 - 30 Sept 2019)
    Monday - Sunday09:00 - 18:00

    * Church open 1 Jan-31 May 0900-1600; 1 Jun-30 Sep, daily 0900-1800. Key available in daylight hours up to 18:00. 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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