All Saints, Eastgate
All Saints is one of 5 churches in the Benefice of Upper Weardale. The church is designated a festival church and currently has special services or events six time a year but no regular Sunday services, which include:
Christmas Carol Service
We are always pleased to welcome visitors to our Church, to services and community events.
St Thomas Heathery Cleugh, Cowshill
St. Thomas is the parish church of Heathery Cleugh Parish, Benefice of Upper Weardale. The church is located in the centre of the village of Cowshill, having been rebuilt there in 1912 after an encroaching quarry forced abandonment of the nearby original site.
Sunday services are held in Cowshill on the second and fourth Sundays of every month, with the service taking place in neighbouring St. John's Chapel on the first and third Sundays. In months with 5 Sundays a special service at various locations is held on the fifth Sunday. Choose Services and Events in the menu for times and locations of all services.
The church is open every day, and visitors to the area are cordially invited to stop in to visit. Copies of the church registers are available to look through, and the simple but aesthetic interior provides a welcome place for quiet reflection. Choose Find Us in the menu for information on obtaining a key should the church be locked.
St John the Baptist, St. Johns Chapel
St. John the Baptist is one of 5 churches in the Benefice of Upper Weardale. The Church, a listed building, was built in 1465 on the site of an earlier building. Originally part of Stanhope parish, St John's Chapel became a separate parish in 1866.
Sunday services are held in St. John's Chapel on the first and third Sundays of every month, with the service taking place in neighbouring Cowshill on the second and fourth Sundays. In months with 5 Sundays a special service at various locations is held on the fifth Sunday. Choose Services and Events in the menu for times and locations of all services.
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Proof of charity status
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