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St. Edmund's Parish Church, Edmondbyers (Edmundbyers)

Church of St Edmund, Edmondbyers 2003
Church of St Edmund, Edmondbyers 2003

Church of St Edmund, Edmondbyers 2003
Church of St Edmund, Edmondbyers 2003

Church of St Edmund, Edmondbyers 2003
Church of St Edmund, Edmondbyers 2003

Church of St Edmund - interior 2003
Church of St Edmund - interior 2003

St Edmund's Church was built around AD1100, though there may have been an earlier Anglo-Saxon church on the site. The church is believed to have been in ruins by the 17th century before being restored in the 1830s. It is a Grade II listed building protected by law.

Known to contain a war memorial dedicated to those of the parish who served in two world wars.

Reference number:D36981
Historical period: Victorian (1837 to 1901)
Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
Late 20th Century (1967 to 2000)
Second World War (1939 to 1945)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1229331
Event(s):Weardale Historic Settlement Patterns: Edmudbyers

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Edmundbyers


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