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St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church

Parish Centre, Church Chare, Chester-le-Street DH3 3QB, UK


About St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church

This 13th Century church stands on the site of a 2nd Century Roman Fort and the 9th Century foundations of a wooden shrine to St Cuthbert. This was home to the Lindesfarne community from 883-995 AD and where in c. 960 the priest Aldred produced the earliest surviving translation of the gospels into early English.

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Emirates Riverside1.01km from St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church

The Riverside Ground, known for sponsorship reasons as the Emirates Riverside, is a cricket venue in Chester-le-Street, County Durham, England. It is home to Durham County Cricket Club, and has also hosted several international matches.

Lambton Castle2.58km from St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church

Over 1,000 acres of historic park and woodland set against a backdrop of dramatic views of Lambton Castle.  It was built around an existing 17th Century mansion, Harraton Hall. The castle was designed by Joseph Bonomi and his son Ignatius and built in the style of a Norman castle. The grounds of the castle are a Grade 2 listed park and garden.

Waldridge Fell3.12km from St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church

Waldridge Fell is a Site of Special Scientific Interest located immediately south-west of Chester-le-Street in the northern part of County Durham, England. It is one of the largest areas of lowland heath in County Durham and contains the only lowland valley-mire in the county. The fell is home to a number of plants and insects that are scarce to rare elsewhere in the county.

Finchale Priory4.66km from St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church

The very extensive remains of a 13thC priory, founded on the site of a retired pirate's hermitage. Part of it later served as a holiday retreat for the monks of Durham Cathedral. Beautifully sited by the River Wear, it can be reached from Durham via a delightful riverside and woodland walk.

Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve6.03km from St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church

Rainton Meadows is a nature reserve just to the west of East Rainton, Sunderland, north-east England. The reserve, which covers 60 ha, and the adjacent Joe's Pond Site of Special Scientific Interest, are managed by Durham Wildlife Trust. It provides a wide variety of habitats including grassland, scrub, mature woodland and several ponds.

Riding Farm6.19km from St Mary & St Cuthbert's Church

Boasting a spectacular countryside setting, this charming farmhouse provides a peaceful rural retreat. There is good access to Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland and Durham. The surroundings are ideal for relaxing strolls, with plenty of wildlife, including Canadian geese, blackbirds and cattle. It offers an excellent farmhouse cooked breakfast and a range of other breakfast options.

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Durham is a cathedral city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. The city lies on the River Wear, to the southwest of Sunderland, south of Newcastle upon Tyne, and to the north of Darlington. Founded over the final resting place of St Cuthbert, its Norman cathedral became a center of pilgrimage in medieval England.