NZ3365 : Reconstructed Anglo-Saxon buildings, Bede's World

taken 7 years ago, near to Tyne Tunnel, South Tyneside, Great Britain

Reconstructed Anglo-Saxon buildings, Bede's World
Reconstructed Anglo-Saxon buildings, Bede's World, taken 7 years ago
The buildings are set in a landscape of reconstructed Romano-British fields along with native domestic animals, trees and orchards, a pond and reed beds.
Bede's World
Bede's World is a museum in Jarrow dedicated to the life and times of the Venerable Bede (673-735AD) LinkExternal link
He was a monk, author and scholar who lived at the Abbey Church of St Peter and St Paul, Wearmouth-Jarrow, a double monastery at Jarrow and Monkwearmouth (today part of Sunderland).
Ancient churches still exist on both sites NZ3365 : Tower, St Paul's Church, Jarrow and NZ4057 : St Peter's Church, Wearmouth but remains of the monastery only at Jarrow NZ3365 : Monastery site & St Paul's Church, Jarrow
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The official web site of the museum is here LinkExternal link
The joint monastery site is (for 2011) the UK's nomination for UNESCO World Heritage Site status LinkExternal link
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2010
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Friday, 16 July, 2010   (more nearby)
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Monday, 19 July, 2010
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Heritage centre   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3371 6566 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:59.0642N 1:28.4863W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3377 6560
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