Monthly Archives: March 2013

Spirit in Stone

St Mary’s Ponteland is included in this new guide: “Spirit in Stone”. It is produced by Inspired North East – www.inspirednortheast.org.uk – with the support of the Church of England and English Heritage. 123 churches in Durham, Newcastle and Northumberland … Continue reading

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Bolton Chapel

  A few miles north of Edlingham lies Bolton Chapel – we followed the wonderful metal signs (the one photographed is just opposite the church). Grid ref = NU106137. If you look carefully at this friendly noticeboard you will see … Continue reading

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Edlingham – St John the Baptist – again

On Monday 4 March we used a nice sunny morning to drive north to Barter Books at Alnwick. Several pounds lighter – but with some nice books – we went for a drive. Edlingham first. I last came here two … Continue reading

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South Charlton – St James

I had a meeting here – it is a long way north up the A1, onto the Berwick OS map NU164202. Pevsner gives the church two lines: “1862 by James Deason of London for the Duke of Northumberland. Small but … Continue reading

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Elsdon – St Cuthbert – again

Having been to Hepple we drove home via the top on the B6341 and I stopped and photoed the snow. Then down into Elsdon, one of my favourite little churches. It is beautifully situated in the middle of the village … Continue reading

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Hepple – Christ Church

We had been away for a fortnight down South – Hampton Court is splendid. We met Anne Boleyn – she stood and waited while I pushed Julie through a door in her wheelchair. I apologised for keeping her waiting. “The … Continue reading

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