Buildings I like, travel

Aldgate Priory – the medieval ruins inside a 21st century office block. | Stephen Liddell

Two weeks ago I was wondering round the streets of Whitechapel and Aldgate looking for a rather secret churchyard that I had passed by many times but never assumed I could get inside.  Typically, the gate which is often open, was firmly locked on my visit so I couldn’t get in.  However whilst determinedly trying…
— Read on stephenliddell.co.uk/2018/12/05/aldgate-priory-the-medieval-ruins-inside-a-21st-century-office-block/

Buildings I like, Railway, Railway days, travel

Bend it Like Dobson (Newcastle station, Tyne and Wear, UK) – The Beauty of Transport

York station tends to get all the glory these days, but if you want the best (the original and best, in fact) big curved railway station, you’ll need to head another hour or so up the East Coast Main Line to Newcastle. I’m fascinated and puzzled by the fact that York station is so much…
— Read on thebeautyoftransport.com/2018/11/28/bend-it-like-dobson-newcastle-station-tyne-and-wear-uk/

Buildings I like

York 2018: York Minster — Pete’s Favourite Things

The first church on this site was built around 627 AD by the Kings of Northumbria and 100 years later the first Archbishop of York was recorded. The Saxon Church, which had been rebuilt in the 8th century following a fire, was seriously damaged by William the Conqueror’s forces in 1069 during the ‘Harrying of […]

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