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HODs - Church of St Mary the Virgin, Morpeth

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HODs - Church of St Mary the Virgin, Morpeth

19 Sep - 22 Sep 2019

HODs - Church of St Mary the Virgin, Morpeth

Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday 10:00 - 15:00

St Mary's Field, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2QT

One of the best medieval churches in Northumberland with a 14th Century Jesse Window.

A lovely church set in an interesting churchyard which holds the graves of several famous people including the artist, Joseph Crawhall and the Suffragette, Emily Wilding Davison, who died at Epsom racecourse. There is also a Watch House used to guard against grave robbers. Refreshments are available throughout the day and there will be volunteers to speak with about this unique medieval church. 

Access: Some steps within the church. Disabled parking and access via churchyard.

Additional Information: There is a church service on Sunday at 9.30 to which all visitors are welcome.

Directions: The church is set back from the A 197 (feeder road to the A1) near to Morpeth Golf Club. Enter by the Lychgate opposite the Sun Inn or through the churchyard by Storey Park Community Centre.

Part of the Morpeth Heritage Open Days programme 2019 coordinated by the Greater Morpeth Development Trust