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Saint Michael and All Angels' Church, Witton Gilbert (Witton Gilbert)

St Michael & All Angels, Witton Gilbert 2003
St Michael & All Angels, Witton Gilbert 2003

St Michael & All Angels, Witton Gilbert 2003
St Michael & All Angels, Witton Gilbert 2003

St Michael & All Angels, Witton Gilbert  2003
St Michael & All Angels, Witton Gilbert 2003

St Michael & All Angels, Witton Gilbert 2003
St Michael & All Angels, Witton Gilbert 2003

This is the church of St. Michael and All Angels. It was dependant on St Oswald's, Durham until it became a parish church in 1423. It is of 12th century date, but was altered about 1860. Jacobean-style carved wood pulpit on stone plinth. Norman octagonal bowl font on a Frosterley 'marble' pedestal. The church and churchyard are known to contain a number of features dedicated as war memorials (1-2).
This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:D35150
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)
Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Victorian (1837 to 1901)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
Second World War (1939 to 1945)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1323240
Event(s):Archaeological monitoring at the Church of St. Michael & All Angels, Witton Gilbert 2012; Brigantia archaeological practice
Watching brief at St Michael And All Angels, Witton Gilbert 1995; Peter Ryder, Historic Building Consultant
Assessment of St Michael & All Angels, Witton Gilbert, County Durham.; Peter Ryder, Historic Building Consultant

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Source of Reference
Local History of Witton Gilbert


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