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Wearmouth-Jarrow in North East England is one of the most important historic sites in the world. The twin Anglo-Saxon monastery is centred around St. Peter’s Church in Wearmouth, Sunderland and St. Paul’s Church in Jarrow, and was home to the Venerable Bede; a genius whose influences still remain today.
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A story of unique characters who shaped the world we know today...
Places to visit, with stories to tell...
Steeped in history, visit Wearmouth Jarrow's sites to learn of the characters who dwelt here, its immense historic significance and see original craftmanship that first started here before spreading across the country.
A living church. Visitors are welcome to explore this building. The chancel is a direct survival from the 7th century when it was a free-standing chapel in the monastery.
Built in 674AD by Benedict Biscop is one of the oldest churches in Britain. This is a place of worship and prayer, pilgrimage and mission.