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St Helen's Church (formerly of Eston)


Eston ChurchSt Helens Church in Eston originated in the 12th Century and was in use as a church until 1962 and was a Grade II listed building. It is rumoured that the church was founded on a Roman garrison chapel site. The church suffered an arson attack in 1987 and a fire in 1992, it was left in a critical state of disrepair. In 1998 the remains of the church were removed to Beamish Museum, where reconstruction of the church began in 2011. A memorial service for Beamish’s founder Dr Frank Atkinson CBE was held in the church in 2015. The church was opened to the public by the Bishop of Durham on the 12th November 2015. Little remains on the former site at Eston, except a plaque and the outline of the church's foundations.

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Eston Church foundations at Beamish - June 1st 2011

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Eston Church Reconstruction at Beamish - June 1st 2011

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Eston Church foundations at Beamish 19-5-2011

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St. Helen's Church, Eston - Deconstruction by Beamish Museum (1998)

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Stonelaying - St. Helen's Church Reconstruction at Beamish

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Stonelaying - St. Helen's Church Reconstruction at Beamish

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Rebuilding of St. Helen's Church (Eston) at Beamish

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St Helen's Church (Eston) looking right at home in the Georgian Landscape

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Stonework - Eston Church (St Helen's) Reconstruction at Beamish Museum

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Stonework - Eston Church (St Helen's) Reconstruction at Beamish Museum

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Stonework - Eston Church (St Helen's) Reconstruction at Beamish Museum

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Stonework - Eston Church (St Helen's) Reconstruction at Beamish Museum

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St Helen's Church, Eston - Reconstruction at Beamish, 6th June 2011

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Exterior view of St Helen's Church, Eston - 1983.

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St Helen's Church, Eston - 1983

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Exterior view of St Helen's Church, Eston - 1983.

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Exterior view of St Helen's Church, Eston - 1983.

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St Helen's Church, Eston 1923 - winter painting

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St Helen's Church in Eston, 1990s.

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St Helen's Church, Eston c1995 - following arson attack

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Setting out the Tower - St. Helen's Church Reconstruction at Beamish

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June 2011 - St. Helen's Church Reconstruction at Beamish

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Mixing Lime Mortar - St. Helen's Church Reconstruction at Beamish

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St Helen's Church, Eston interor after arson attack - 1992

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St Helen's Church, Eston interor after arson attack - 1992

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St Helen's Church interior, Eston: 1983 - Chancel & Nave

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Eston: St Helen's Church interior, 1983 - Chancel

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St Helen's Church, Eston -1983

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St.Helen's Church, Eston - 1998 damage

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Reconstruction of St Helen's Church - Eston in the late 17th Century

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St Helen's Church, Eston - 1990s

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St Helen's Church, Eston c1920

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Eston Old Church - 1911 Postcard

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St Helen's Church of Eston c1905 - Beamish Archive Postcard

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Interior of St.Helen's Church (Eston) 1980, Nave and Chancel

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Memorial stone from St Helen's Church, Eston

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Eston Church 1822 as planned

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Remembering Frank - 9th May 2015

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Remembering Frank - 9th May 2015

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St Helen's church

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Eston Cemetery

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St. Helen's Church, Eston

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