Monthly Archives: January 2016

Melbourn, Cambridgeshire – All Saints’

We crossed the A10 and entered Melbourn. In our day the A10 was Melbourn’s high street – the bypass has made it a much nicer village. All Saints’ church is at TL382448. I can’t find a website and the Melbourn … Continue reading

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Meldreth, Cambridgeshire – Holy Trinity

We had an overnight trip to Cambridgeshire (Monday 25 January) and went to two villages that mean a lot to us. Let’s start with Meldreth and visit Holy Trinity church TL378468 for an explore. The church has a website  and there … Continue reading

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Knaresborough, North Yorkshire – St John

Another day out with my  North East Ranger ticket. Knaresborough has a lovely station – water tank (dating 1851), tunnel, signal box (1890), station (1851 rebuilt  1890) – and The Old Ticket Office café (website). The Bacon Sandwiches were superb, and … Continue reading

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Halifax, Yorkshire – in 54 minutes

I ended up with a North East Rover Ticket – see the Northern Rail website for a ticket that means you can go on lots of lovely trains. On Tuesday 12 January 2016 I had had a meeting in Bradford, got back … Continue reading

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New year, new links

Happy New Year to my readers. When it stops raining I’ll take my camera out and photograph a church or two. Over the Christmas break my daughter taught me to tweet. I am @revpeterbarham – and still find it difficult … Continue reading

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Monkwearmouth, Tyne & Wear – St Peter

St Peter’s, Monkwearmouth is a few minutes walk from the metro station, at grid reference NZ402578. Just above the River Wear it is now surrounded by University buildings and a large grassed area where the monastery was – it would … Continue reading

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