Keys to the Past

Thomas Bewick's Birthplace, Cherryburn (Prudhoe)

Cherryburn - Thomas Bewick's birthplace.
Photo by Harry Rowland, 1983.
Cherryburn - Thomas Bewick's birthplace. Photo by Harry Rowland, 1983.

This is the birthplace of the famous engraver Thomas Bewick. The old cottage is now used as a hay store and a stable. Bewick was born here in 1753. The buildings are Grade II Listed Buildings protected by law.

Reference number:N10161
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Prudhoe


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