Keys to the Past

Church of St Mary (Holy Island)

St Mary's Church, Holy Island. Photo by Northumberland County Council.
St Mary's Church, Holy Island. Photo by Northumberland County Council.

The church of St Mary stands to the west of the ruined church of Lindisfarne Priory. It was built in the 12th or 13th century though there may have been an earlier Anglo-Saxon church on the site. This is a Grade I Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N5348
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
20th Century (1901 to 2000)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building
Event(s):WATCHING BRIEF, The Church of St Mary, Holy Island. An Archaeological Watching Brief in January/February 2007 2007; P Ryder
WATCHING BRIEF, St Mary's Church, Holy Island 2010; The Archaeological Practice Ltd
TRIAL TRENCH, St Mary's Church, Holy Island 2010; The Archaeological Practice Ltd

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Holy Island


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