St Helen

A beautiful Victorian church built in 1876 with awesome stained glass windows, a fantastic roof and a great historic organ.

Low Fell, Tyne & Wear

Opening times

Church open each Wednesday and Friday 9am to 4.30pm.


Belle Vue Bank
Low Fell
Tyne & Wear

St Helen's is the parish church of Low Fell. Originally, the total cost of the building was borne by Edward Joicey, a partner in the family mining firm of Joicey & Co. The church is a Grade II* listed building and houses some of the finest stained glassin the area, by Burne-Jones, Kempe, Bagulay and Wailes and also a Father Wills organ. It is a fine Victorian church built in 1876 and remains very much in its original form. Included within the listing is the fine open timbered roof frame. This beautiful church is one of the best examples of Victorian Church architecture in the northeast.

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Magnificent memorials

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Parking within 250m

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Café within 500m

  • Bus stop within 100m

  • Church of England

  • Repair Grant, £10,000, 2009

  • Our Repair Grants funded urgent repair work to help keep churches open.

Contact information

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