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Thomas Bewick's Birthplace at Cherryburn, Prudhoe

Description: Thomas Bewick's Birthplace at Cherryburn

Grade: II
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

Location: Station Bank, Prudhoe, Northumberland NE43 7DD

Locality: Prudhoe
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE43 7DD

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Listing Text

East side (off)

18/138 Thomas Bewick's birthplace
at Cherryburn


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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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