Castle Garth consists of the Castle Keep and it 13th-century gatehouse the Black Gate, both of which were once part of a much larger fortress.
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Arbeia was a large Roman fort, now ruined, and which has been partially reconstructed. It was first excavated in the 1870s and all modern buildings on the site were cleared Read more [...]
At Bede’s World you can learn all about Bede and the Anglo-Saxon way of life in Northumbria. Includes Demonstration farm and meet the animals including wild boar pig, goat and Read more [...]
The Monastery of Saint Paul in Jarrow was once the home of the Venerable Bede, whose most notable works include The Ecclesiastical History of the English People and the translation Read more [...]
Benwell Roman Temple and Vallum Crossing (Hadrian’s Wall). The remains of a small temple to the native god ‘Antenociticus’, in the ‘vicus’ (civilian settlement) which stood outside Benwell fort.
Bessie Surtees House, two five-storey 16th and 17th-century merchants’ houses. Fine examples of Jacobean domestic architecture, with some splendid period interiors.