St Michael and All Angels, Broadway

St Michael and All Angels, Broadway, Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear DH4 4DN View on map

Grade I listed parish church dating from 12th century with Saxon foundations. Newly re ordered tomb of Bernard Gilpin, Oxford theologian, known as 'The Apostle of the North’ who died in 1583. Heritage Centre in church.


Opening Arrangements

Beginning of April (Easter) to the end October: Monday - Saturday 11am - 1pm.


A690 from Durham or Sunderland, take Houghton turning then follow signs for 'The Broadway' (not town centre signs). Rail: Durham (6.5 miles). Bus: Routes 20 x20, 71, 203, X1 X1A, X35, X36 and X37.

Parking Spaces


At rear of church.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes