St Peter's Church, Wearmouth

  • Description

    "St Peter's Church together with its twin church, St Paul's in Jarrow, was once the heart of one of the first Christian monasteries in Britain. In the C7th it was a major centre of European learning, with international influence. The church was founded by nobleman, Benedict Biscop in 674AD; its twin in Jarrow seven years later. Bede called it 'one monastery in two places'. There is a detailed description here http://www.heritagegateway.org.uk/Gateway/Results_Single.aspx?uid=391582&resourceID=5" Photo by Andrew Curtis, 2010.
  • Owner

    Andrew Curtis
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/2194335
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Pat Thomson
    Last modified: 3 years, 11 months ago
    Viewed: 338 times
    Picture Taken: 2010-12-10
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