Monthly Archives: February 2011

Corsenside – All Saints

Continuing south down the A68 we come to West Woodburn, past the Post Office, cross the River Rede, and follow the minor road towards East Woodburn. Almost mid-way between the two is the other Corsenside church, All Saints (NY901867). A … Continue reading

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Corsenside – St Cuthbert

I love roads which are gated. I remember, as a child, playing at being the level crossing gate keeper at Eggardon Hill in Dorset. Today I leapt out of Susan’s car, presumably no self-respecting bull would argue with the Vicar! … Continue reading

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Thorneyburn – St Aidan

I’ve now found the website for the North Tyne and Redesdale churches –  http://sites.google.com/site/ntyneredesdalechurches/home – it is not linked from the Newcastle Diocesan Website. Susan has a four-wheel drive car and we headed out of Bellingham along the North Tyne … Continue reading

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Bellingham – St Cuthbert

This year is the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible – see my talk all about it at www.pontelandstmary.org.uk/King_James_Bible.htm – and I’m part of a group organising the Authorised Version celebrations. One bright idea is to read the AV across … Continue reading

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Craster – St Peter the fisherman

Having had a good wander round the whole of Howick Hall and Park, I drove on to Craster. It’s quite a walk from the main car park, past the Harbour, and along to St Peter the Fisherman church (NU257198), then … Continue reading

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Howick – St Michael

Howick Hall and its grounds are beautiful – the tearoom is rather splendid as well. It (the Hall not the tearoom) has been home to the Grey family since the fourteenth century. The tea was specially blended by a Chinese … Continue reading

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Denwick Chapel

It was a beautiful spring day. I had been at Newcastle Crematorium for yet another funeral – OK, OK … I’d hardly have been there for a wedding – but the rest of the day was free, and I had … Continue reading

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Whalton – St Mary Magdalene (again)

I visited St Mary Magdalene (NZ131844) back in December when the snow was deep and the church locked. On Saturday 12 February 2011 I had another go. First thing to photo was the one-handed clock.         Second … Continue reading

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