Monkwearmouth Jarrow County Durham. Antique print of the twin-foundation English monastery, located on the River Wear, at Monkwearmouth, and the River Tyne, at Jarrow, respectively, in the Kingdom of Northumbria (now in the metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear). Its formal name is The Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Monkwearmouth–Jarrow. Jarrow became the centre of Anglo-Saxon learning in the north of England, producing the greatest Anglo-Saxon scholar, Bede. Antique copper-plate engraving of Monkwearmouth-Jarrow aka Monks Weremouth, Durham. Dated in the plate Nov 28 1785. Size of engraved area approx 5x6ins.