NZ4057 : St Peter's Church, Wearmouth

taken 10 years ago, near to Roker, Sunderland, Great Britain

St Peter's Church, Wearmouth
St Peter's Church, Wearmouth
See description here NZ4057 : St Peter's Church, Wearmouth
Of the first church, built in AD674-5, only the west wall and the two-storey gabled west porch, which is now the lower part of the tower, (visible in this photo) have survived. The upper stages of tower were built before 1000 and the rest of church by the end of C14th.
Bede's World :: NZ3365

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, 10 December, 2010   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 12 December, 2010
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 4016 5778 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:54.7872N 1:22.5053W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 4011 5778
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