Compline sung at Escomb Saxon Church

The ancient office of Compline (a service of reflection at the end of the day) was sung at Escomb Saxon Church near Bishop Auckland on 19 October 2016.

Escomb Saxon Church

Escomb Saxon Church

Organised by the Royal Society of Church Music (Durham Area) singers joined in this lovely service just as the monks did 1300 years ago. St John’s Church Escomb is one of the most complete Saxon churches in the UK and has been a place of worship since approximately 670 AD.