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St Thomas the Apostle's Church

| Market Place, Stanhope DL13 2UP, England
+44 1388 528722
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Beautiful ancient church

As well as being a beautiful building I love this place for the interesting graveyard. Many very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kathleen G
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County Durham, United Kingdom
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Return visit

After discovering family headstones in the graveyard I have been visiting the churchyard every year... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2018
MrsMaclean
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Nairn, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Beautiful ancient church ”
Apr 7, 2018
“Return visit”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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| Market Place, Stanhope DL13 2UP, England
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+44 1388 528722
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As well as being a beautiful building I love this place for the interesting graveyard. Many very old stones and four of these are grade 2 listed because of their inscriptions.

Thank Kathleen G
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

After discovering family headstones in the graveyard I have been visiting the churchyard every year for the past few years. I believe there is a constant battle to keep weeds at bay during the growing months so if I can offer a few pounds to...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a small church with some outstanding features especially the graveyard, pre Norman font and amazing painted glass windows.

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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

This fine and historic church occupies a picturesque position at the far Western end of the High Street next to the Durham Dales Centre. It has Anglo Saxon origins although much of the church was built later. The graveyard is worth exploring. I visited this...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2017

This church has three fonts of various ages, some fairly interesting glass and some very good applique embroidery. There is also an enormous fossilized tree in the church yard. Worth a look if you're in Stanhope.

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Reviewed March 3, 2017

By no means huge, but this parish church has no less than three fonts, and lots to see. Our visit was enhanced by a friendly welcome from two parishioners.

Thank TonyR438
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Reviewed February 17, 2017

Dating from about 1200 AD this church is situated just off the Market Place in the lovely little town of Stanhope. With its squat, square tower and diamond shaped clock it is an attractive building set in a pleasant church yard. The design of the...More

Thank johnhouston2
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