Bearpark, formerly Beaurepaire, or Bearparke is a village and in County Durham in England. It is situated two and a half miles west of Durham, and a short distance to the north of Ushaw Moor. The name may be a corruption of the French term Beau Repaire – meaning “beautiful retreat”. Half a mile to the north of the present village lies the ruins of Beaurepaire Priory, built in the 13th century by monks from Durham Cathedral. Antique copper-plate engraving of Bearpark, Beaurepaire, or Bearparke, Durham. Dated in the plate 12 May 1784. Size of engraved area approx 5x6ins. A scarce item from Francis Grose's "Antiquities of England and Wales." The price shown is ex VAT.