NZ1320 : St Mary's Church Stained Glass Window

taken 10 years ago, near to Staindrop, County Durham, Great Britain

St Mary's Church Stained Glass Window
St Mary's Church Stained Glass Window
St Mary’s Church, previously dedicated to St Gregory, is over 1200 years old. It is sometimes referred to as “The Cathedral of the Dales”.

The old Saxon church of St Gregory occupied the area from the screen to the third arch of the main aisle. In Norman times, it was enlarged into an abbey with the addition of a new tower at the west end and a small chancel was added at the east end. Evidence of the Saxon windows may still be seen above the Norman arches in the walls of the aisles.

Significant restoration work was carried out during the nineteenth century.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 23 June, 2011   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 28 June, 2011
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Religious sites 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1310 2062 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:34.8371N 1:47.9304W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1309 2062
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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