Archive for the tag 'Heritage'

The heritage timeline is a series of granite stones stretching over 42 meters on the Market Square from St. Nicholas Church to the equestrian statue of the Marquess of Londonderry. It shows a stylised river and tree flowing through the 1,000 years of time and history, 40 stones have bronze reliefs, others engravings, and most [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Feb 2nd 2022

I invite you to read my reflection on 2014 on the Broad Oak Magazine blog.

12 Comments CherryPie on Dec 30th 2014

I invite you to read my post about the historic town of Mechelen on the Broad Oak Magazine blog.

2 Comments CherryPie on Oct 29th 2014

After our trips further afield from Winchester it was time to explore the historical town itself. We set off on a walking tour that was shown in the back of the ‘Winchester Pitkin Guide’. The first stop on route was to photograph the statue of King Alfred. It was good to find that the hanging [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Oct 7th 2014

It is my turn at Vision & Verb today.  My post is about a project launched by the Imperial War Museum (IWM). It is a digital memorial to record the life of every person who served in uniform or worked on the home front during World War One.  An ancestor of mine is listed on the [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jul 8th 2014

The historic Iron Bridge within the grounds of Cragside was re-opened in 2009 for the first time in nearly 30 years.  The 19th century bridge spans the Debdon Burn and until that time the grade II listed bridge had been closed due to safety concerns.

It is now possible for visitors to walk across the bridge, [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 18th 2014

… St Cuthbert’s Church

18 Comments CherryPie on Feb 6th 2014

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