Escomb Saxon Church

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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 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • Bruce Y
    Trip Type:
    Back in deep time
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 26th August 2018
    A remarkable building made with stone from a nearby Roman fort at a time when the Roman Empire was still a major force in the Mediterranean, if not in Britain. Peaceful, imposing and an unobtrusive... Read full review
  • DurhamSightseers
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Escomb Saxon Church
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 7th October 2018
    If you enjoy history, then Escomb Church is definitely worth a visit. It is a simple building surrounded by a graveyard in the middle of modern housing estate. Our advice would be to take the time... Read full review
  • Jackie T
    York, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    restored beutifully
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 10th October 2018
    lovely restored ancient church. lots of information as you walk around the place. just pickup the key from house nearby Read full review


Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Access Information

Opening Times

Jan - May 2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 May 2019)
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 16:00
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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