St Peter's Church, Sunderland

St Peter's Church is the parish church of Monkwearmouth in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. It is one of three churches that make up the Parish of Monkwearmouth; the others being All Saints Church and St Andrew's Church, Roker.HistoryThe first church on the site was built on instructions from Benedict Biscop in 674-750, of which only the west wall and porch survive. The tower was added before 1000 on top of the porch, and the rest of the church in the 14th century.Along with the monastery in Jarrow, St Peter's is the United Kingdom's nomination for a World Heritage Site in 2010.
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  • It is a nice surprise of history in the middle of the city. The staff is really friendly,polite and ready to introduce you the history of the church!  more »
  • A simple church with a complex and ancient history. The tower is Saxon and one of the first post-Roman stone buildings in the country. Originally it was a monastic complex and home to Bede, with one o...  more »
  • Viewed from the road there was something curious and distinctive about this church, situated in an open expanse of parkland. On closer inspection, the architectural features of the tower made us curio...  more »
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  • Historical heritage within the confines of this historical Church Thank you Eddie the tour guide and historical information gleaned , mind blowing !!!!
  • Beautiful church giving insight to St. Bede's life and his work.
  • Beautiful church of major historical importance to the region and the country.
  • Very nice church. Enjoying going there for Sunday mass.
  • Wonderful, beautiful church. Kind clergy - to everyone - fascinating history.
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