Bessie Surtees House

Bessie Surtees House

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

5 January - 29 March 2015
Monday 10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00
Thursday 10:00 - 16:00
Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Admission charges

Admission free.

Discounts

  • English Heritage
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Guided Tour.

  • 20 May 2017 7-11pm

Come and explore Bessie Surtees House, a unique group of buildings from Tudor Newcastle, located at the heart of the city’s historic quayside. View the stunning period interiors and book a guided tour to explore behind the scenes in the rooms not normally open to the public. Be inspired by our beautiful building and those nearby and take part in our junk model challenge to create a 3D map of the Quayside.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Where

44 Sandhill
NE1 3JF

Admission

N

Website

http://thelateshows.org.uk/

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

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Website

www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/bessie-surtees-house/

Telephone

0191 269 1200

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