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10 Comments CherryPie on Oct 19th 2021

Newcastle Cathedral is Grade I listed and dates from the early 14th century. For over 900 years it has been at the centre of the city’s spiritual and civic life as evidenced by its memorials and ledger stones (grave covers) which, together, reveal much of the heritage of Newcastle and the wider region.
The Cathedral boasts one [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Oct 18th 2021

4 Comments CherryPie on Oct 17th 2021

It is probable that the steep sided valley we know as Jesmond Dene has always been wooded, but gradually, industries crept in and by the 19th century the Dene was home to watermills, various quarries and pits and an iron foundry. Prior to the mid 1800s the woodland was probably more straggly than today and interspersed with a heavy undergrowth [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Oct 16th 2021

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