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Easby Abbey
Easby Abbey
Religious Place Richmond North Yorkshire

Ruins of a 12th century Premonstratensian abbey in the hamlet of Easby.

Greyfriars Tower
Greyfriars Tower
Religious Place Richmond North Yorkshire

A tower which is all that remains of the Greyfriars Franciscan Friary in the centre of Richmond.

Church of St Agatha
Church of St Agatha
Religious Place Richmond North Yorkshire

A church in Richmond with built elements dating from the 12th century.

St Cuthberts Church Elsdon
St Cuthberts Church Elsdon
Religious Place Elsdon Northumberland

A 14-century church and all-round home to saints, tall tales, bones of Border Rievers and men of battle.

St Martin's Kirk
St Martin's Kirk
Religious Place East Lothian Borders

A mid to late 12th century Kirk (Church) in the Romanesque style in Haddington, East Lothian.

Luffness Friary
Luffness Friary
Religious Place East Lothian Borders

Visit the ruins of a once-thriving Carmelite monastery in Aberlady, East Lothian.

St Brandon's Church
St Brandon's Church
Religious Place Durham County Durham

Anglican church in Brancepeth, with views over to the stunning Brancepeth Castle.

Jedburgh Abbey
Jedburgh Abbey
Religious Place Jedburgh Borders

A ruined Augustinian Abbey in the town of Jedburgh.

Maelmin Henge
Maelmin Henge
Religious Place Ford And Etal Northumberland

A replica of a nearby Anglo-Saxon henge and part of the part of the Maelmin Heritage Trail.

Greyfriars Garden
Greyfriars Garden
Religious Place Jedburgh Borders

Remains of a 15th century friary in the heart of Jedburgh.

Kelso Abbey
Kelso Abbey
Religious Place Kelso Borders

A ruined 12th century Abbey in the Royal Burgh of Roxburgh, Kelso.

Low Friarside Chapel
Low Friarside Chapel
Religious Place Rowlands Gill Tyne And Wear

Ruins of a 14th century chapel in the grounds of Low Friarside Farm.

Bolton Priory
Bolton Priory
Religious Place Skipton North Yorkshire

Ruins of a 12th century priory on the Bolton Abbey estate.

St Thomas the Apostle Church
St Thomas the Apostle Church
Religious Place Stanhope County Durham

A Grade II* listed Church, dedicated to St Thomas the Apostle, in Stanhope.

St. Marys Church Whitby
St. Marys Church Whitby
Religious Place Whitby North Yorkshire

A Norman Church with a quirky interior, sitting high and proud above Whitby with a paradigmatic gothic graveyard.

Shap Abbey
Shap Abbey
Religious Place Penrith Cumbria

Peaceful, ruined 12th century abbey managed by English Heritage

St John the Baptist Church
St John the Baptist Church
Religious Place Stockton on Tees North Yorkshire

An 11th Century Church in the village of Egglescliffe

St Aidans Church Fourstones
St Aidans Church Fourstones
Religious Place Hexham Northumberland

A small wooden "off the peg" church in Fourstones, Northumberland. One of only two wooden Victorian missions in the country.

Lanercost Priory
Lanercost Priory
Religious Place Brampton Cumbria

Lanercost Priory, founded in 1169, is a well-preserved medieval Augustinian priory in Brampton, Cumbria.

Wordsworth's Grave
Wordsworth's Grave
Religious Place Grasmere Cumbria

The grave of famed Lakeland Poet, William Wordsworth.

St Andrew's Church, Corbridge
St Andrew's Church, Corbridge
Religious Place Corbridge Northumberland

Church in the heart of Corbridge village, originally built around 674.

Cuddy's Well
Cuddy's Well
Religious Place Bellingham Northumberland

An ancient well found by St Cuthbert in Bellingham, topped by a Georgian pant and known for its miracles.

North Gosforth Chapel
North Gosforth Chapel
Religious Place Gosforth Tyne And Wear

Ruins of a 13th century chapel in the middle of a housing estate.

Whitby Abbey
Whitby Abbey
Religious Place Whitby North Yorkshire

The ruins of a 7th Century Christian Monastery which later became a Benedictine Abbey overlooking the north sea and town of Whitby. Famous for featuring in Bram Stoker's Dracula.

St Bartholomew's Church
St Bartholomew's Church
Religious Place Newbiggin by the Sea Northumberland

A church with 13th century and earlier origins set on the spectacular Church Point Headland in Newbiggin by the Sea

Saint Marys with Holy Apostles Scarborough
Saint Marys with Holy Apostles Scarborough
Religious Place Scarborough North Yorkshire

A 12th century church which was the scene of a Roundheads and Cavalier's confrontation and is also the final resting place of Anne Bronte.

Ballast Hills Burial Ground
Ballast Hills Burial Ground
Religious Place Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A none conformist burial ground that is now a recreation area.

St Mary the Virgin Church
St Mary the Virgin Church
Religious Place Ovingham Northumberland

A Church in Ovingham with sections dating from the 11th century and location of the grave of famed engraver, Thomas Bewick.

Saint Oswald's Church Durham
Saint Oswald's Church Durham
Religious Place Durham County Durham

A lovely church in a quintessentially British setting. Possibly the oldest in the Durham diocese.

Jervaulx Abbey
Jervaulx Abbey
Religious Place Ripon North Yorkshire

A beautiful ruined abbey on the estate of Jervaulx Hall was the original home of Wensleydale cheese.

Rievaulx Abbey
Rievaulx Abbey
Religious Place Helmsley North Yorkshire

Ruined 12th century abbey in the beautiful Rye Valley, North Yorkshire

Temple of Mithras
Temple of Mithras
Religious Place Simonburn Northumberland

A Roman Temple dedicated to the God Mithras near to Brocolitia Fort on Hadrian's Wall.

Lowther Mausoleum
Lowther Mausoleum
Religious Place Penrith Cumbria

A mausoleum for William the second Earl, who died in 1844.

St Francis Of Assisi Church Byrness
St Francis Of Assisi Church Byrness
Religious Place Byrness Northumberland

An 18th century church which was partly rebuilt in 1884. It has a window which commemorates those who died during the construction of the nearby Catcleugh Reservoir.

St Mary Magdalene Church Mitford
St Mary Magdalene Church Mitford
Religious Place Morpeth Northumberland

A Grade I Listed Church in Mitford with a number of interesting architectural features and Grade II Listed tombstones and Lych Gate in the churchyard.

Church of St Aidan's Thockrington
Church of St Aidan's Thockrington
Religious Place Swinburne Northumberland

An ancient Northumbrian Church, one of the oldest in the Country, dating back to the 11th Century that stands on a hill with amazing views in all directions.

Beaurepaire Priory
Beaurepaire Priory
Religious Place Durham County Durham

A 13th century priory twixt manor house that was a retirement home and also a retreat for the Durham Monks.

Alnwick Abbey Gatehouse
Alnwick Abbey Gatehouse
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

The remaining gatehouse from Alnwick Abbey, built in the 12th century.

Egglestone Abbey
Egglestone Abbey
Religious Place Barnard Castle County Durham

Beautiful ruins of small monastery founded by White Canons set above a bend in the River Tees near Barnard Castle.

Holy Cross Church Ruins
Holy Cross Church Ruins
Religious Place Wallsend Tyne And Wear

Ruins of the Church of the Holy Cross that is nearly 900 years old.

Blackfriars
Blackfriars
Religious Place Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A restored Grade I listed, 13th Century Friary and ruins in the centre of Newcastle, now partly used as a restaurant and craft workshops.

Alnmouth Friary
Alnmouth Friary
Religious Place Alnmouth Northumberland

A beautiful house and gardens for the friars of The Society of St Francis in the North East.

Newcastle Cathedral
Newcastle Cathedral
Religious Place Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Cathedral of Newcastle upon Tyne, originally built in 1091.

Ulgham Village Cross
Ulgham Village Cross
Religious Place Ulgham Northumberland

A preacher's cross erected by monks from Lindisfarne.

Warkworth Hermitage
Warkworth Hermitage
Religious Place Warkworth Northumberland

A 14th century Hermitage carved out of the bedrock on the River Coquet.

All Saints Church
All Saints Church
Religious Place Rothbury Northumberland

A Parish Church close to the centre of Rothbury, parts of which date back to the 1200s

St James Church Shilbottle
St James Church Shilbottle
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

The Parish Church of St James in Shilbottle

Old St. Helen’s Church
Old St. Helen’s Church
Religious Place Longhorsley Northumberland

A ruined 18th century church currently being transformed by the local residents into another place for calm and reflection.

Cathedral Church of St Mary
Cathedral Church of St Mary
Religious Place Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

The Grade I listed Cathedral Church of St Mary, Newcastle's Catholic and first Cathedral.

St Paul's Monastery
St Paul's Monastery
Religious Place Jarrow Tyne And Wear

Anglo-Saxon Monastery where St Bede spent his life from the age of seven.

Dryburgh Abbey
Dryburgh Abbey
Religious Place Melrose Borders

A ruined abbey sitting in a secluded woodland on the banks of the River Tweed.

St Aidan's Church
St Aidan's Church
Religious Place Bamburgh Northumberland

A 12th century church standing on the site of the original wooden church built by St Aidan in the 7th century.

Lindisfarne Priory
Lindisfarne Priory
Religious Place Holy Island Northumberland

A ruined Priory on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, widely considered to be the birthplace of Christianity in England.

St John The Baptist Church Edlingham
St John The Baptist Church Edlingham
Religious Place Edlingham Northumberland

A small saxon church built on the site of an old 8th century church near Edlingham Castle.

St Leonard's Hospital Chapel
St Leonard's Hospital Chapel
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

The ruined chapel of an old hospital located in Denwick near to Alnwick Castle.

St. Michael And All Angels Church Low Alwinton
St. Michael And All Angels Church Low Alwinton
Religious Place Alwinton Northumberland

A pretty church sitting in amazing countryside with breathtaking views in Low Alwinton.

Durham Cathedral
Durham Cathedral
Religious Place Durham County Durham

A stunning 900 year old cathedral built on a peninsula formed by the River Wear.

Escomb Saxon Church
Escomb Saxon Church
Religious Place Bishop Auckland County Durham

Founded about AD 670–675, it is one of the oldest Anglo-Saxon churches in England.

St Michael and All Angels Church
St Michael and All Angels Church
Religious Place Ford And Etal Northumberland

A 13th century church located in the grounds of Ford Castle, later restored by John Dobson.

Tynemouth Priory And Castle
Tynemouth Priory And Castle
Religious Place Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A combined moated castle and gatehouse with the ruins of a Benedictine priory where early kings of Northumbria were buried.

Heavenfield
Heavenfield
Religious Place Hexham Northumberland

A field, church and wooden cross marking the Battle Of Heavenfield. A skirmish between Northumbrians and the Welsh in 634AD.

St Andrew's Church Bolam
St Andrew's Church Bolam
Religious Place Bolam Northumberland

A beautiful Saxon church nestling in the rolling countryside that was once bombed by the Germans.

St Andrew's Church And Hopper Mausoleum
St Andrew's Church And Hopper Mausoleum
Religious Place Consett County Durham

An atmospheric Anglican church and mausoleum abandoned in the 1970s.

Hulne Priory
Hulne Priory
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

A ruined 13 century priory sitting in the grounds of Hulne Park in Alnwick.

Ushaw College
Ushaw College
Religious Place Ushaw Moor County Durham

Ushaw College is a former Catholic seminary, partially designed by Augustus Pugin.

The Church of Our Lady
The Church of Our Lady
Religious Place Seaton Valley Northumberland

A delightful 12th-century church tucked away beside the magnificent Seaton Delaval Hall.

Brinkburn Priory
Brinkburn Priory
Religious Place Longframlington Northumberland

A 12th century medieval monastery built on a bend of the River Coquet, near Rothbury.

Saint Mary's Well
Saint Mary's Well
Religious Place Jesmond Dene Tyne And Wear

A small well linked to the nearby St. Mary's Chapel.

Saint Mary's Chapel
Saint Mary's Chapel
Religious Place Jesmond Dene Tyne And Wear

A ruined chapel that was once a popular place for pilgrimages.

Lady's Well
Lady's Well
Religious Place Harbottle Northumberland

An atmospheric little pool surrounded by a grove of trees.

Biddlestone Chapel
Biddlestone Chapel
Religious Place Alwinton Northumberland

A redundant Roman Catholic chapel in Biddlestone set in a picturesque copse.

Armstrong Cross
Armstrong Cross
Religious Place Rothbury Northumberland

The Market Cross was erected to the memory of Lord And Lady Armstrong.

Finchale Priory
Finchale Priory
Religious Place Framwellgate Moor County Durham

Finchale Priory was a benedictine priory founded in 1196 on the site of the hermitage of Saint Godric.

Low Chibburn Preceptory
Low Chibburn Preceptory
Religious Place Druridge Bay Northumberland

The ruins of a Medieval Hospitaller.

Mortuary Chapel
Mortuary Chapel
Religious Place Alnmouth Northumberland

Ruined chapel on west side of Church Hill.

St Cuthbert's Cross
St Cuthbert's Cross
Religious Place Alnmouth Northumberland

Said to be the location where St Cuthbert agreed to become Bishop of Lindisfarne when petitioned by the king.

Brainshaugh Priory
Brainshaugh Priory
Religious Place Guyzance Northumberland

Originally St Wilfrid's Premonstratensian nunnery, this ruined priority sits by a tight bend in the River Coquet.

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