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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    Recent Reviews:

    • Steve_Ellwood_13
      Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
      Well Worth The Visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 7th August 2019
      Visited the church on 3rd August 2019, picking up the key from 28 Saxon Green - hangs outside the front door of the house so you don't disturb the neighbour, although I did wake up a lovely greyhound... Read full review
    • Enid C
      Ancient Saxon Church
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 12th August 2019
      This is an ancient church and in fact I think is the oldest complete Saxon Church in England. We had driven past the sign on the road several times while visiting the area and we finally decided to... Read full review
    • Brian C
      Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
      The oldest Church in England - and still in use
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 4th September 2019
      1300 years old and still going strong. A magnificent old church believed built from stone previously used nearby by the Romans at one of their forts. One could spend time here just sitting and... Read full review


    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Access Information

    Opening Times

    2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 May 2018)
    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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