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Hebrews 12:14 (KJV)

10 Comments CherryPie on Jul 10th 2016

8 Comments CherryPie on Nov 17th 2015

From Wiki:
The headland towering over the mouth of the Tyne has been settled since the Iron Age. The Romans occupied it. In the 7th century a monastery was built there and later fortified. The headland was known as PEN BAL CRAG
The place where now stands the Monastery of Tynemouth was anciently called by the Saxons [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Nov 12th 2015

The five of us were able to sit at the same breakfast table that we had the previous morning. I opted for eggs Benedict but found that there was a little too much hollandaise sauce for my taste. One of the lifts was out of order, delaying progress to and from the hotel rooms to [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Nov 2nd 2015

…at Tynemouth priory and Castle.

Because of their strategic position commanding the approaches to the river mouth, the artillery defences of Tynemouth remained in use between the mid-16th and mid-20th centuries. Like all English coastal defences, they were not always adequately armed, supplied or manned, being made ready or updated only when conflict was imminent.
From about [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Nov 9th 2013

More ‘Round’ can be found in the gallery.

2 Comments CherryPie on Nov 9th 2013

…The Percy Chantry

The Percy Chantry was built in the 15th-century and is the only part of the priory church to survive complete, although what we see today is the product of renovations. The Chantry has an intricate ceiling composed of intersecting ribs with 33 carved bosses.

19 Comments CherryPie on Nov 7th 2013

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