Bessie Surtees House

Bessie Surtees House
41-44 Sandhill
Newcastle
Newcastle & Gateshead
Tyne and Wear
NE1 3JF
England

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Website

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Telephone

0191 269 1200

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Two sixteenth- and seventeenth-century merchants’ houses, one of which is a rare example of Jacobean domestic architecture. The house is perhaps best known as the scene of the elopement of Bessie Surtees and John Scott, who, in 1771, became Lord Chancellor of England.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Architecture centre

Opening hours

Open all year: 10am - 4pm Mon - Fri except Bank Holidays

Closed: 24 Dec - 1 Jan 2004 and Bank Holidays

Admission charges

Discounts

  • English Heritage
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