Tyne and Wear HER(163): Bishopwearmouth village

  • Description

    SiteLines - Historic Environment Record. "Earliest reference is thought to be c. 930, when King Athelstan gave "South Wearmouth" and its appendages to the see of Durham. It was then apparently a centre place, and then or later a parish. The site is a fairly neat rectangle, outlined initially by High Street West (N), Crowtree Road (E), Vine Place (S), Low Row and Green Terrace (W). First development outside these boundaries seems to have been the rectory to the N, and between Low Row and the Howle-Eile or Wearmouth Burn. After several major redevelopments...."
  • Owner

    Simon Cotterill
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/smr/163
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 9 months ago
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