St John the Baptist, Market Place
St John the Baptist, Market Place, St John's Chapel, Upper Weardale, County Durham DL13 1QQ View on map
Unusual Georgian church built 1752 on site of medieval chapel. Chancel extended, gallery removed and pews replaced 1881-3 (Architect Ewan Christian). Organ probably by Nicholson of Newcastle about 1850. Window by Ballantine of Edinburgh about 1858.
10am-4pm each Saturday and Wednesday from 26th March (Easter Saturday) to 17th August inclusive. Access at other times can be arranged by contacting the churchwarden, Diana Sutcliff, on 01388 537287.
Road: A689, the main road through the Dales, passes through the Market Place. Rail: Bishop Auckland or Durham (25 miles) Bus: No 101 Stanhope to Cowshill
Spaces in the Market Place and side roads near the church. One space immediately outside church gates.
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: No
- Assistance dogs: Yes