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Cherryburn, Hexham

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Historic Site
Cherryburn is a cottage in Mickley, Northumberland, England, which was the birthplace of Thomas Bewick, an English wood engraver and ornithologist. The cottage, its adjacent farmhouse and large grounds, have been managed by the National Trust since 1991 when they took over responsibility for the site from the Bewick Birthplace Trust. Cherryburn is now open to the public 7 days a week between February and November.HistoryThomas Bewick was born in the cottage in August 1753, he grew up there until the age of 14 when he moved to Newcastle upon Tyne to become a bound apprentice with the Beilby family.The Cottage and the Farmhouse are now a museum to show what life was back when Thomas Bewick was alive. The Cottage has been furnished with items which would have been common at the time and the Farmhouse possesses a large collection of Bewick's publications, original engravings and printing equipment.
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TripAdvisor
  • We are members and this place is quite local to us so we decided to give it a go. A lovely little cottage with small grounds to match. It doesn't take long to look around unless you stop to pet the do...  more »
  • This is a small property but well worth a visit. The team make you feel So welcome and as so friendly. Nothing to much trouble they spend time telling you all about the property and who lived there. I...  more »
  • Just a house and a cottage and a small area of land but very interesting place - the carvings by Bewick (never heard of him!) are inspiring and their tiny cottage home is amazing (9 people sqeezed in ...  more »
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  • Excellent place for a quiet few hours
  • Great place to visit
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