St Peter's Church, Wearmouth. St Peter's Church together with its twin church, St Paul's in Jarrow, was once the heart of one of the first Christian monasteries in Britain. In the C7th it was a major centre of European learning, with international influence. The church was founded by nobleman, Benedict Biscop in 674AD; its twin in Jarrow seven years later. Bede called it 'one monastery in two places'.
St. Andrew's, Greensted Church, Chipping Ongar, Essex, England, has the oldest wooded walls in England, is the oldest wooden building in Europe and the oldest wooden church in the world. The oak trees used to build it gave shade to the Romans. King Edmond's body rested here on its way to Bury St Edmunds from London.
St Paul's Monastery, Jarrow- The home of the Venerable Bede, chronicler of the beginnings of English Christianity, Jarrow has become one of the best-understood Anglo-Saxon monastic sites. via English Heritage