Category Archives: Evetts’ windows

Hartburn, Northumberland – St Andrew (for the third visit)

Monday 14 January was a beautiful day. We’re on holiday in Northumberland, so we went for a drive. We went through Morpeth, and stopped at Hartburn. St Andrew’s church is rather lovely, and this is the third time I have … Continue reading

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Cherry Hinton, Cambridge – St Andrew

Rob and I continued on a bus to St Andrew’s church in Cherry Hinton, which is at TL 490571, and has a website. At 3 pm we had an appointment with Karin the Vicar and a lady called Isobel. We were … Continue reading

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Jarrow, Tyne & Wear – St Paul, and Jarrow Hall

On Friday 29 September I headed North to give my Carmichael talk to the Friends of Beamish. At Newcastle I jumped on the metro and headed south to Bede. I last here with Hannah one Christmas Eve as she wanted a … Continue reading

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Hexham, Northumberland – St Andrew (Hexham Abbey)

I have several hundred photos of Hexham Abbey. Our son Gareth was verger there, we enjoyed worship there, we own a house in Hexham. They have a daily pattern of worship and a choral tradition, places to pray, a website, … Continue reading

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Meldon, Northumberland – St John (again)

When I visited in 2012 I commented I should have photoed Meldon station on the Wannie Line. This time I did. It was opened in 1862. Passenger services lasted for 90 years, and freight for another decade after that. I … Continue reading

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Ponteland, Northumberland – St Mary the Virgin

Time to blog my other church. We are in the middle of the town at grid reference NZ165729, and our church website is here. Tina and I have done our best to put a good selection of photos and news … Continue reading

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Rothbury, Northumberland – All Saints

All Saints church in Rothbury is at NU057016, not far from the river. There is a benefice website. The church was open, so I bought a guidebook and a rather nice book The Valley remembers which is all about the … 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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North Sunderland, Northumberland – St Paul (again)

At the end of November I had a trip to North Sunderland for a DAC  visit as they want to do some work on the west end of the church. When I visited in September I got quite a few … Continue reading

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Bywell, Northumberland – St Peter (again)

When I read my older blogs I am surprised how short they are. It is a long time since I went to Bywell. We went back on Saturday 19 September for a Confirmation Service – we only had a couple … Continue reading

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