Chester-le-Street is a town in County Durham, England. Its history goes back to Roman times when it was called Concangis. The town is located 7 miles south of Newcastle upon Tyne and 8 miles st of Sunderland on the River Wear. The Parish Church of St Mary and St Cuthbert is where the body of St Cuthbert remained for 112 years before being transferred to Durham Cathedral, and the site of the first translation of the Gospels into English, Aldred writing the Old English gloss between the lines of the Lindisfarne Gospels there.
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