NZ3365 : Jarrow Monastery

taken 24 years ago, near to Jarrow, South Tyneside, Great Britain

Jarrow Monastery
Jarrow Monastery
Medieval monastery with Anglo-Saxon elements. LinkExternal link
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
1997   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 11 February, 2021
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Monastery 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3386 6520 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.8156N 1:28.3489W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3389 6519
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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