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HERITAGE HIGHLIGHTS: Jarrow monastery, containing remains of a 7th-century Saxon abbey
Jarrow Hall is a listed Georgian mansion overlooking the site of the Saxon monastery. Jarrow Hall recreates the Saxon world of the 8th century through interactive exhibits, archaeological museum, a historical herb garden, and regular displays of Saxon life. See how the Saxons lived, with authentic timber buildings and a recreation of a Saxon farm.
Within the Jarrow Hall site stands the remains of St Paul's monastery, containing the ruins of the monastery where Bede lived and worked for much of his life.
The Age of Bede exhibition displays artefacts from excavations on the Jarrow monastery site, some dating from the 7th and 8th centuries. Included in the artefacts are some of the first pieces of coloured glass in Britain.
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About Jarrow Hall
Address: Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village and Bede Museum, Church Bank, Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, England, NE32 3DY
Attraction Type: Family Attraction
Location: On a minor road north of the A185, beside Jarrow Monastery.
Website: Jarrow Hall
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
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