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The Bow Trust



The Bow Trust

St. Mary-le-Bow Church from an old engraving.

The Bow Trust (Durham) Limited is a registered charity (number 513865). It was established in 1975 to maintain the redundant church of St Mary-Le-Bow in Durham City as a centre for exhibitions and activities related to the history and antiquities of both the City and County Durham, and for other educational and cultural benefits. In pursuit of these aims, the Trust set up and runs Durham Museum which is based in the church.

The point of contact for the Trust is the secretary who can be contacted at or on phone number 0191 384 6939. For more general inquiries, You are welcome to get in touch with us via or phone 0191 384 6939.