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Historic Houses in or near North Shields

The town of North Shields is only eight miles from the city of Newcastle upon Tyne. Due to its association with railways it is home to the Stephenson Railway Museum. The area is also synonymous with fishing and other trades asociated with deafaring. A variety of shops, eating places and accommodation options are available. Historic Houses in or near North Shields Washington Old Hall and Seaton Delaval Hall are listed below.
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7.9 miles from the centre of North Shields
Discover the manor house associated with the family of George Washington, first president of the USA Washington Old Hall is a delightful stone built 17th century manor house, which incorporates parts of the original medieval home of George Washington´s direct ancestors. There are displays on George Washington, and how the Hall was saved with American support. The rooms are furnished in Jacobean style with a fine collection of oil paintings, delftware and heavily carved oak furniture. ...
5.6 miles from the centre of North Shields
Discover Seaton Delaval Hall, A place of great theatre and drama Admiral Delaval commissioned Sir John Vanbrugh to build the hall in 1718. The house was the home of the Delaval family who were famous for the notoriously extravagant parties they threw in the Georgian period. The Hall was damaged by fire in 1822, but successive generations of the family, particularly the late Lord Hastings, undertook extensive repairs to ensure the Hall's survival.
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