Keys to the Past

George Stephenson's Cottage (Wylam)

George Stephenson's Cottage, Wylam.
Photo by Harry Rowland.
George Stephenson's Cottage, Wylam. Photo by Harry Rowland.

This small 18th century cottage is the birthplace of the inventor George Stephenson who was born here in 1781. It is now owned by the National Trust. This is a Grade II* Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N10914
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Wylam

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