Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh, Bamburgh

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A place of worship was founded on this site in 635 by Aidan (no trace of this wooden church is to found other than the beam in the Baptistry which has been miraculously preserved, however the site of Aidan's death is marked by a shrine within the present church. The present structure dates from the end of the 12th century. A squint, a fine reredos, and a memorial to the Victorian heroine are amongst some of the many treasures in this delightful parish church
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  • We strolled past late one evening, around 9:30 and the church was open. We popped in and it is beautiful. I lit a candle and said a prayer as I like to. Saw Grace Darling’s resting place. A gentleman ...  more »
  • Fantastic church and history was very thorough. It was great to walk around the graves and read about Grace Darling and family. Well worth a visit.  more »
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  • Lovely place. Grace Darling's grave in churchyard. Well worth a visit.
  • Church founded by Aidan and still active parish church for Bamburgh. Ancient walls and windows and historic artifacts inside. Graveyard includes both the grave and memorial to Grace Darling commemorated in museum opposite the church. Story of the church and it's history inside the building. Quiet atmosphere and sense of many generations of worshippers having found God here.
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