St Cuthbert's Catholic Church, Old Elvet
St Cuthbert's Catholic Church, Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3HL View on map
One of the oldest Catholic churches in England. Catholics have worshipped here since Anglo-Saxon times. It was opened in 1827 and designed by Ignatius Bonomi. A fine memorial window in the south wall has stained glass designed by Harry Clarke Studios, Dublin in 1930.
Services are advertised on the visit page of the Parish website. It is also open on Thursdays and Fridays from 8.30am-3.30pm and on Saturdays from 10am-12pm. Access at other mutually convenient times can be arranged by telephone.
Road: A1 to A690 Durham turnoff, continue to second large roundabout taking first left across Elvet Bridge; take first left at traffic lights; turn at first right across from Dun Cow pub. Church is a few metres on the right. Rail: Durham (1 mile) Bus: No 58 on Old Elvet, No's X21, 6,40B, 56,57,57A,58,58A,PR2, X12 on New Elvet.
Street parking; metered
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Disabled Toilets: Yes
- Assistance dogs: Yes