Thockrington St Aidan

  • Description

    "Thockrington Church is often claimed (falsely!) to be the oldest parish church in Northumberland. It has, however, stood here since AD1100. It is built on an outcrop of the Whin Sill, about a mile to the north of the Hexham to Alnmouth 'Corn Road' (B6342) between Colwell and Little Bavington, and some 700 feet above sea level. Despite its remoteness the church is visited by many who value its tranquillity and its landscape. Thockrington Church, latterly attributed to St. Aidan as patron saint, was built by the Norman family of Umfraville in AD1100....."
  • Owner

    The Chollerton Benefice
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 2 months ago
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