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St Mary, Front Street

St Mary, Front Street, Cockfield, Bishop Auckland, Durham DL13 5AE View on map

Grade II listed parish church, 13th century with 19th and 20th century additions. Interior contains high quality rood screen as a memorial to Lieut. H W Summerson d.1918. Local History information held at the back of the building and occasional exhibitions in the north aisle.


Opening Arrangements

Open every Thursday 10.00am-12.00pm, every Saturday 10.00am-12.00pm and every third Tuesday 10.00am-12.00pm. For access at other times the key can be obtained from Alison Chapman at 4 Church Square, Cockfield (01388 718555).

Admission Charges

  • Other Charges: Donations invited


Village is signposted from A688 (Bishop Auckland - Barnard Castle). Church is located at the eastern end of the village on the main street. Rail: Bishop Auckland (6 miles), Darlington (15 miles), Durham (20 miles) Bus: Service No 85 from Darlington, No 6 from Durham/Bishop Auckland

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes