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St John the Evangelist

Built on Norman foundations with typical 16th century Cosin woodwork.

Kirk Merrington, County Durham

Opening times

Open the second Tuesday of every month 10am to 2pm and by appointment.


Kirk Merrington
County Durham
DL16 7HW

From here on a clear day it is said you can see three counties.

  • 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

Contact information

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