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The Church was built by Sir John de Broughton and is largely early 14th century.

The evidence suggests that the Church and Castle were both built by the same hand – with designs in the South Porch of the Church exactly repeated in the Groined passage in the castle. Similar 14th century floor tiles are also [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 4th 2017

By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely to the heart of Jesus.
Mother Teresa

Comments Off CherryPie on Sep 11th 2016

This sculpture stands inside The Parish Church of St Mary, Lindisfarne:

In the south aisle stands the imposing statue known as The Journey, depicting the monks of Lindisfarne carrying St.Cuthbert’s body on the first stage of its journey to Durham and is probably the first thing to catch the visitor’s eye. The sculpture is an acclaimed [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jan 28th 2014

9 Comments CherryPie on Jan 25th 2014

The parish church stands on the site of the wooden church built by St. Aidan in 635 AD, which during the Anglo-Saxon period was replaced by a small stone church. The Benedictine monks of Durham, who in the 12th century began to build the second monastery, decided this should be the parish church and employed [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jan 22nd 2014