Archive for the tag 'Heritage'

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

The Consistory Court Stalls were reconstructed in 1934 from fragments from the 14th centuray stalls in the choir left over after their rearrangement by Sir George Gilbert Scott in the 1860s.
They were used as seats for the bishop and his officers when holding church courts.  The misericords, or carvings under the seats, are of 20th [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jan 14th 2014

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