Saturday, July 20, 2019

Moor Divock standing stone circle Cumbria


Moor Divock standing stone circle, Cumbria.

This is a Bronze Age standing stone circle known as the cockpit, in this part of Cumbria there are many ancient cairns and burial mounds.
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Lowther Castle Cumbria


Lowther Castle, Cumbria.

Lowther Castle is a controlled ruin and is open to the public.
It was built as a country mansion for the Lowther family in the early 19th century.
The Lowther family became the Earls of Lonsdale. 
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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Northumberland Park North Shields


Northumberland Park, North Shields.

Northumberland Park was opened in 1885 by the Duke of Northumberland it has recently undergone a major renovation and is now part of the Tynemouth Conservation Area.
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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Durham Cathedral


Durham Cathedral.

Durham cathedral is 1,000 years old and was built in honour of St Cuthbert of Lindisfarne.
The cathedral is a UNESCO world heritage site.
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Monday, July 08, 2019

HMS St Albans


HMS St Albans on the Tyne.

The Royal Navy Type 23 Frigate visited the river Tyne in June 2019.
She is a multi role vessel and there are 13 ships of this particular class in the British fleet.
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Thursday, June 27, 2019

HMS Cattistock on the Tyne.


HMS Cattistock on the Tyne.

These photos were taken on the 27th of June 2019.
HMS Cattistock is mine countermeasure vessel of the  Royal Navy. 
She is the third vessel of her class and was commissioned in 1982.
She is a  sister  ship of HMS Ledbury which had previously visited  the  Newcastle Quayside.
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Sunday, June 23, 2019

Rowing Race on the Tyne


Rowing Race on the Tyne.

These photos were taken on the 22nd of June 2019 and show the annual rowing boat race from Newcastle Quayside to the South Shields Marine College near the mouth of the river Tyne.
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