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Hamsterley, St. James' (Hamsterley)

Hamsterley church, which is very small is dedicated to Saint James. It is cross-shaped. The earliest part of he church is the south door of the nave, which is of Norman (11th-12th century AD) date. It was enlarged in the 13th and early 14th century century. Many grave slabs have been built into the walls of the church.

Reference number:D1754
Event(s):Hamsterley, St James' Church

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Local History of Hamsterley

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