NZ3365 : Museum, Bede's World, Jarrow

taken 11 years ago, near to Tyne Tunnel, South Tyneside, Great Britain

Museum, Bede's World, Jarrow
Museum, Bede's World, Jarrow
Attractive courtyard near the Museum entrance.
The new museum building, built by architects Evans and Shalev, drawing on Roman and early medieval architectural styles, houses The Age of Bede exhibition, visitor reception, the gift and bookshop and a temporary exhibition gallery.
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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Friday, 16 July, 2010   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 18 July, 2010
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3374 6543 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.9401N 1:28.4598W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3375 6540
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