St. Mary's Church and 2 arches attached to north, West Rainton (West Rainton)

  • Description

    "This is the church of St Mary on South Street, West Rainton. It was built in 1864 and the tower added in 1877 as a gift by Sir George Elliot. It is attached to two 17th century arches made from sandstone blocks. Arches attached: said to have come from Blackfriars, Newcastle, but of wrong period. Resited from grounds of demolished Rainton Hall (C17 home of Sir John Duck). The church is known to contain a number of features dedicated as war memorials..."
  • Owner

    Keys to the Past (Durham & Northumbria County Councils)
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 10 months ago
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