Archive for the tag 'The High Level Bridge'

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12 Comments CherryPie on Nov 5th 2015

We were all packed up and ready to go before we went down for breakfast so all we needed to do after breakfast was settle the bill for the few extras we had added to our room.

On the way home we stopped off at Hexham to see the Abbey as recommended by JD. Hexham Abbey [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Nov 4th 2015

14 Comments CherryPie on Oct 22nd 2013

14 Comments CherryPie on Oct 21st 2013

In the 19th century, cannon were mounted on the rooftop and fired on ceremonial occasions.

One was used regularly as the ‘noon gun’, firing at the midday in response to a telegraph signal from Greenwich Observatory in London.  After a number of accident – in one of which a gunner was killed – the practice of [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Oct 10th 2013