NZ3365 : Jarrow Hall

taken 19 years ago, near to Jarrow, South Tyneside, Great Britain

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Jarrow Hall
Jarrow Hall
Jarrow Hall was built in 1785 as a private residence by a local businessman. After various changes of use and a major restoration project it became the Bede Monastery Museum in 1974. By the time of this photograph it had become a part of Bede's World, a museum complex devoted to the life and times of the Venerable Bede; this has since been renamed 'Jarrow Hall Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village and Bede Museum'.
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
March 2002   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 21 April, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Educational sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Hall 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3378 6539 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.9184N 1:28.4226W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3380 6537
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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