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175 years of worship at St Thomas’ Church

St Thomas’ Church is a Grade 2 listed church. It¬†provides an excellent setting for Worship, Baptisms and Weddings. Everyone is always welcome at St Thomas’ and we hope you will enjoy your visit and it will help you grow closer to God. St Thomas’ church was built in 1841 by G. Jackson. It features a nave with a south porch, and a chancel with north organ chamber and vestry. It is designed in an early English style.
Inside the church there is an octagonal stone font with a pierced ogee cover which was a gift of Dr A. Thorp of Durham. There is a black and white marble monument dedicated to Thomas and Mary Fenwick who died in 1850 and 1856 respectively. The church also has a number of features dedicated as war memorials including the east window which is a Second World War memorial by George Cooper Abbs.