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Hexham Abbey

By lynks
There has been a church on the site for over 1300 years since Etheldreda, Queen of Northumbria made a grant of lands to Wilfrid, Bishop of York c.674. Of Wilfrid's Benedictine abbey, which was constructed almost entirely of material salvaged from nearby Roman ruins, the Saxon crypt still remains; as does a frith stool, a 7th/8th century cathedra or throne.[1] For a little while around that time it was the seat of a bishopric

Tags: Architecture Hexham

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mooreish 5 2 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2012 6:19AM
Great detail colour and warmth, Love this type of shotSmile

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NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2012 6:31AM
A well written and informative pre-narrative supported by an excellent piece of interior architectural photography, which for me ticks all the right boxes and many more.

Regards Nathan
jdinne 15 16 England
24 Jun 2012 12:17PM
Excellent, brilliant light and detail. Superb image.


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