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Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord.
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

…The Coach House at Crookham.

After an unexpected summer day in Tynemouth it was time to say goodbye to both Newcastle and Tynemouth and journey to our next destination.

2 Comments CherryPie on Nov 10th 2013

…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.
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8 Comments CherryPie on Nov 9th 2013

More ‘Round’ can be found in the gallery.

2 Comments CherryPie on Nov 9th 2013

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