This is the web site of Stanhope Deanery in the Diocese of Durham.

The Deanery consists of four benefices with 13 churches:

The Upper Weardale Benefice

Wolsingham and Tow Law Benefice

Crook and Howden Le Wear Benefice

Hunwick and Willington Benefice

Stanhope Deanery seeks to bring together Christians, not only of the Church of England but also other denominations who share in a passion to grow the Kingdom of God in the Dale. 

To learn more about the Deanery of Stanhope please contact:

Area Dean

Revd David Spokes

Vicar of Hunwick and Willington
Area Dean
01388 747914