Barnard Castle’s historic church with Richard III connections….

 

 

A 900-YEAR-OLD church {pingback to 19 July} has been designated as one the country’s most significant.

Here is the opening paragraph of the link below:- “….The grade I-listed St Mary’s Parish Church, in Barnard Castle, is one of 350 out of 16,0000 to be classified as being a ‘major parish church’ by the Church Buildings Council. Vicar at St Mary’s Revd Canon Alec Harding said: ’To be told that we are one of the major parish churches is a great thing.’….”

The church also has links with Richard III, who had considerable input to the stained glass windows. (My buzz about the windows will be on 19th July)

To read more about St Mary’s church, Barnard Castle, go to this article

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