NZ2254 : Pockerley Old Hall, Beamish Museum

near to Beamish, County Durham, Great Britain

Pockerley Old Hall, Beamish Museum
Pockerley Old Hall, Beamish Museum
The Old Hall, is an original building on the museum site. The building dates back to the C12th. The C13th saw a period of expansion of the farmís holding and in around 1440 a solid stone strong-house or Pele Tower was built on the hill top. Parts of the this building still survive, visible here on the buttressed east gable adjoining the newer house built in the late 1700s.
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Beamish Museum
Beamish Museum is an open-air museum located at Beamish, near the town of Stanley in County Durham. The museum's guiding principle is to preserve an example of everyday life in urban and rural North-East England at the climax of industrialisation in the early 20th century.

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