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The walls in the central hall at Wallington art covered in Pre-Raphaelite paintings by William Bell Scott. The paintings depict scenes from great moments in the history of Northumberland.
The result is a triumph of Pre-Raphaelite art, a colourful and vividly refreshing Victorian idealised vision of history, from the age of Celtic saints to the industrial [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 28th 2017

This photo taken through glass and in dim light is far from perfect but I wanted to share this exquisite model with you.

A model of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem which stood from 1145 until 1808. Perhaps more correctly called the Church of the Resurrection, this model is one of many made [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Jan 26th 2017

First thing after breakfast we set off to visit Brinkburn Priory, which is a place neither of us have visited before. The Priory is in a lovely, tranquil, shady setting but I thought that the nearby dilapidated manor house detracted from the setting as did a group of photographers with tripods getting in the way [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Sep 26th 2016

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