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Escomb Saxon Church, Bishop Auckland
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  • Saxon churches are a rarity in the Uk and finding this was a gift for all lovers of ancient monuments of these isles - but to find it in use was unprecedented. An excellent example of its type, fully ...  more »
  • One of the oldest churches in England and one of only a few intact Saxon churches, this is just a superb site, with Roman dressed stone visible in the wall and other architectural features. The gravey...  more »
  • This is a marvellous and spiritual place, with lots of detail to appreciate with respect to the ancients. The saxon sundial is amazing. 
  • A wonderful example of an ancient English church, one lovingly tended by those who have it in their care.
  • An excellent example of an early Saxon Church with stonework taken from the local Roman fort at Binchester