Category Archives: Cathedral

Ripon Cathedral, North Yorkshire – West End

Ripon Cathedral. SE314712 – website. I have 138 photos – do you remember those days when we went on holiday with one 24 exposure film? Here are a selection of them – it is a lovely Cathedral, and we had … Continue reading

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Carlisle Cathedral (again)

Let’s have a 1925 railway poster to celebrate this return to Carlisle. I last blogged about Carlisle Cathedral in January – it wasn’t much warmer in June! They are now working on the stone work by the south door, but signage … Continue reading

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Carlisle Cathedral

Monday 26 January 2015, and we had had a drive to the Cumbrian coast. We returned to Carlisle and parked near the Cathedral. We like the city, have visited the Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery – website, and some … Continue reading

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Sheffield Cathedral

If my maths is right this will be blog 200 – so 200 can celebrate son Harry getting his MA and Sarah getting her MSc from Sheffield University. We will also celebrate that Sheffield Cathedral has its own tram stop. It … Continue reading

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Durham Cathedral – photography evening 5 (everything else)

It had been a marvellous evening, but I was beginning to flag. I also had no tripod and it was getting a bit dark. I enjoyed some of the misericords in the Quire, and the pulpit fall designed by Leonard … Continue reading

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Durham Cathedral – photography evening 4 (East end)

Continuing a wonderful evening at Durham Cathedral, it was getting a bit dark to photograph Cuthbert’s Shrine. The Chapel of the Nine Altars, the area at the very east end of the Cathedral, was built between 1242 and 1280 to … Continue reading

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Durham Cathedral – photography evening 3 (the South side)

Cathedrals have a wonderful relationship with time. I have served under two Deans – the first was late for everything. He would arrive in the vestry at 5.28 for a 5.30 Evensong (if you were lucky – on one occasion … Continue reading

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Durham Cathedral – photography evening 2 (Chapter House)

Having climbed the tower I needed tea – and they were serving it outside the Chapter House. You may recognise it … Professor McGonagall’s classroom in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in 2002. It was too dark to get … Continue reading

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Durham Cathedral – photography evening 1 (up the tower)

When I came and worshipped here at the start of my sabbatical – and I realise I still haven’t read the Dean’s book – I took two photos inside. I now realise I was breaking the rules. This Cathedral does … Continue reading

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Newcastle – St Nicholas Cathedral

Having spent so many years in a Cathedral I expected to come and enjoy Newcastle Cathedral when I moved north. I went a couple of times, and that was about it. No one’s fault, just life. In recent months they … Continue reading

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