Ankers House Museum

The Anker's House is in a small annex of the main church and was the residence of an Anker/Anchorite - a religious recluse from the 14th - 16th centuries and was probably established sometime around 1350 - 1380. 

This Anchorage has been described as the most complete example of its kind in England and is in itself the museum's main exhibit.

St Mary's and St Cuthbert's Parish Church is also open at the same times as the Museum. The church is open only for services Thursday morning and Sundays.

A facsimile of the Lindisfarne Gospels is on displayin the church.

Monday - Wednesday and Friday 10.00am - 12.30pm from October to Easter, Monday – Saturday 10.00am – 3.30pm from Easter Monday to last Saturday in September. Providing there are stewards available.

When is it on?

Time of day
Morning
Afternoon

Who to contact

Contact name
Jan Rowland
Contact position
Church Secretary
Telephone
0191 388 3295
E-mail
jrowland@clsparish1.plus.com
Website
www.maryandcuthbert.org.uk

Where to go

Name
St Mary and St Cuthberts Parish Church
Address
Ankers House Museum
Church Chare
Chester-le-Street
County Durham
Postcode
DH3 3QB

Other details

Cost description
free
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Address: Ankers House Museum  Church Chare  Chester-le-Street  County Durham

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