St. Cuthbert

Restored by George Gilbert Scott

Restored 1862-66


Source: Illustrated London News

“The fine old fine old parish church of St. Cuthbert, Darlington, after being closed during nearly four years for restoration, under the supervision of h architect, Mr. Gilbert Scott, was lately reopened for public worship. This church dates from 1192; it was the last great work of Bishop Pudsey; but, after having been proceeded with to the height of about 20 ft. from the foundation, was left exposed to the weather for nearly thirty years, after which, using up the materials provided by the founder, the builders added fresh stonework of a later period of architecture. [Continued below]

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