NZ3365 : Monastery site & St Paul's Church, Jarrow

taken 12 years ago, near to Jarrow, South Tyneside, Great Britain

Monastery site & St Paul's Church, Jarrow
Monastery site & St Paul's Church, Jarrow
The remains of the monastery buildings on this site were revealed by excavation. Pathways of plain slabs have been used to indicate the early Anglo-Saxon phase, and cobbled pathways those of the later medieval phase.
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)
Monday, 19 July, 2010
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3388 6519 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.8101N 1:28.3303W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3390 6518
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