Description: Thomas Bewick's Birthplace at Cherryburn
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239493
OS Grid Reference: NZ0751962648
OS Grid Coordinates: 407519, 562648
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9584, -1.8841
NZ 06 SE PRUDHOE STATION BANK
East side (off)
18/138 Thomas Bewick's birthplace
Former cottage and attached byre now used as hay store and stable. Cottage
C18, byre C19. Whitewashed stone with Welsh slate roof. Single-storey cottage
on right now has 2 plank doors in centre, one small 4-pane window to left and
one ½-slatted window to right. Sundial set into wall on left of door. Upper
door to hay loft on right return. 2-storey byre to left has plank door on
right with pitching door above and one hit-and-miss window left.
Gabled roofs, the cottage much more steeply pitched. Flat coping on left gable.
Birthplace in 1753 of Thomas Bewick. A C20 plate above cottage door records
Included mainly for historical interest.
Listing NGR: NZ0751962648
Source: English Heritage
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