Nights and Days on the Toon (Newcastle) Bessie Surtees House

 Continuing with my Newcastle visit; Bessie Surtees House Jacobean architecture provides the backdrop to the romantic tale of young Bessie Surtees, daughter of Aubone Surtees, a wealthy Banker, who escaped through a window of this house to elope with John Scott, son of a coal fitter, whom her father didn’t approve of.  Scott later became theContinue reading “Nights and Days on the Toon (Newcastle) Bessie Surtees House”