NZ3365 : Dexter cattle, hut and Anglo-Saxon cart, Bede's World

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

Dexter cattle, hut and Anglo-Saxon cart, Bede's World
Dexter cattle, hut and Anglo-Saxon cart, Bede's World
The Dexter is a small breed of cattle originating in Ireland LinkExternal link
Archaeology suggests Anglo-Saxon oxen were of a similar shape and size. Two Dexters are kept on the experimental farm, Gyrwe, called Edwin and Oswin. The cart is based on a manuscript illustration.
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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Date Taken
Friday, 16 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 19 July, 2010
Category
Heritage centre   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3370 6551 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.9834N 1:28.4967W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3372 6548
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