Remote village Rookhope set to lose local church

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    Journal 4 JAN 2013: "A DWINDLING church congregation faces being left high and dry if plans to close their place of worship go ahead. People in the remote village of Rookhope, a former lead mining centre, built the attractive St John The Evangelist C of E church themselves at the start of the last century to replace a previous building. Now the Diocese of Durham plans to close the pretty stone-built church in the North Pennines, 320m (1050ft) above sea level, to the dismay of its remaining worshippers....."
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    The Journal
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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