St Michael and All Angels, Alnham

  • Description

    "The parish church of St Michael and All Angels in the tiny village of Alnham is set on the edge of the Northumbrian National Park, close to the source of the River Aln and somewhat off the beaten track. The earliest written records of a church on this site are in 1135 when William de Vesty gave the church to the monks of Alnwick Abbey. It is likely that there was a church here before this time when the Lord of the Manor (the remains of the ancient manor house are to be found on the south side of the River Aln opposite the church) would have maintained the church at his own expense. It might well be that the church yard is older than the church, whilst in relative terms the lych-gate in modern there are three ancient socketted bases for crosses standing close to it...."
  • Owner

    Parish of Upper Coquetdale
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year ago
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