Monthly Archives: February 2012

Cambo – Holy Trinity

Elaine (who visited Warkworth with us) was back North – and we had a drive out. Holy Trinity, Cambo (NZ026858) stands just off the main road. It’s part of the Benefice of Kirkwhelpington, Kirkharle, Kirkheaton and Cambo – so close … Continue reading

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Ancroft – St Anne

Locked churches depress me, but it was a glorious day – too glorious just to head home via the A1. So we turned right onto the B6525, and there was a brown “church” sign as we entered the hamlet of … Continue reading

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Scremerston – St Peter

We drove south from Tweedmouth through Spittal – but if the ecclesiastical building on the left was St John’s church there is no way of telling – and then up, under the railway, and followed the old A1 south through … Continue reading

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Tweedmouth – St Bartholomew

We left Berwick over the Old Bridge (you can only drive south over this bridge) – 1611-1626, surveyor James Burrell. Berwick was a lovely town which felt as if it was struggling a bit. Pevsner says Tweedmouth “has some distinct … Continue reading

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Berwick upon Tweed – Holy Trinity and St Mary

It was a beautiful day – though the weather forecast for the rest of the country is snow – so we drove to the far North. We have never had a proper look round Berwick – and it is a … Continue reading

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Gosforth – St Nicholas – windows and outside

There is a good mix of glass in this lovely Georgian Church – starting with this Wailes window of 1840 in the west end of the south aisle, Jesus in the temple. At the east end of the north aisle … Continue reading

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Gosforth – St Nicholas

A meeting in ¬†Gosforth at 9 am on a Tuesday morning, so I joined the commuters on the Metro – I wish the Metro came as far as Ponteland. South Gosforth station is in Pevsner – the control centre was … Continue reading

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