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Ruins of Lindisfarne Priory The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

The caption reads, History Preserving the Monuments of Antiquity. The side View of Lindisfarne, or Holy Island Monastery, Northumberland. Pub. 25 May 1781 by S. Hooper The image is signed, S. Spurrow [...]

Keywords: abbeys, castles, windows, arches, ruins, people, clouds, bare feet, nudity, colour

Places shown: Lindisfarne; Northumberland; England

Added: 2003-02-28

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131.—Wall of Severus, on the Sandstone Quarries, Denton Dean, near Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

The engraving shows a part of Hadrian’s Wall, calling it the Wall of Severus in a confusion common since the 17th century. Hadrian’s Wall here seens to go along the edge of a bank, so that the land be [...]

Keywords: roman remains, ruins, walls, people, cliffs, buildings, greyscale

Places shown: Hadrian’s Wall; Denton Dean; Newcastle-upon-Tyne; Northumberland; England

Added: 2018-04-13

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132.—Wall of Severus, near Housestead, Northumberland. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

The engraving shows a part of Hadrian’s Wall, calling it the Wall of Severus in a confusion common since the 17th century. The Wall of Hadrian is a UNESCO world heritage site. The appearance of the Wa [...]

Keywords: roman remains, walls, ruins, people, wallpaper, backgrounds, greyscale

Places shown: Housesteads Roman Fort; Hadrian’s Wall; Bardon Mill; Northumberland; England

Added: 2014-11-12

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382.—Alnwick Castle. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

A dramatic view of Alnwick Castle in a storm, with its towers, castle walls and battlements standing high on the hillside. The wood engraving is signed J. W. Whimper; this is the same person as J. W. [...]

Keywords: castles, towers, bridges, water, battlements, hills, views, storms, greyscale

Places shown: Alnwick; Northumberland; England

Added: 2011-06-09

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383.—Rock of Bamborough with Castle. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

There has been a settlement here for at Bamborough for hundreds of years; a castle was mentioned here in the year 547, but was probably over 100 years old even then. That castle was destroyed by Viki [...]

Keywords: castles, towers, battlements, walls, cliffs, animals, cattle, people, wallpaper, backgrounds, greyscale

Places shown: Bamburgh; Northumberland; England

Added: 2014-07-03

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419.—Warkworth Castle Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

Dates from the 12th Century but extensvely modified in the 14th and 15th Centuries. Ruined.

Keywords: castles, hills, towers, backgrounds, wallpaper, views, greyscale

Places shown: Warkworth; Northumberland; England

Added: 2004-03-04

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420.—Warkworth Castle Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

Interior of a Room in Warkworth Castle.

Keywords: interiors, windows, colour

Places shown: Warkworth; Northumberland; England

Added: 2004-03-04

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45. Warkworth Castle, Northumberland The Growth of the English House (1909)

The keep (cir. 1435 – 40) “Another interesting mixture of the ancient and the modern is to be seen at Warkworth Castle in Northumberland. This was a very old foundation retaining much early work in it [...]

Keywords: castles, towers, ruins, greyscale

Places shown: Warkworth; Northumberland; England

Added: 2005-08-18

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Warkworth Castle, Desktop Background Version The Growth of the English House (1909)

Version of Warwkworth Castle cropped, resized and hand-coloured by Liam Quin to make a computer background for your desktop (a wallpaper image). I thought this looked like a nice imposing mediaeval ca [...]

Keywords: castles, colour, backgrounds, wallpaper

Places shown: Warkworth; Northumberland; England

Added: 2005-08-18

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Warkworth Castle, Northumberland: Plan of the Keep The Growth of the English House (1909)

1. Vestibule (leading from entrance in basement) 2. Hall. 3. Chapel. 4. Great Chamber. 5. Kitchens. 6. Pantry and buttery. “[...] It has cellars and a great hall, with buttery and kitchens at one end, [...]

Keywords: castles, plans, greyscale

Places shown: Warkworth; Northumberland; England

Added: 2005-08-18

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841.—Prudhoe Castle, Northumberland Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

The ruins date from the 12th Century; modern photographs indicate that it’s in slightly better shape than this picture suggests. Prudhoe is about 10 miles West of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Keywords: castles, towers, ruins, water, trees, entrances, bridges, arches, wallpaper, backgrounds, greyscale

Places shown: Prudhoe; Northumberland; England

Added: 2004-03-04

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1052.—St. Nicholas Church, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

“Among the more important churches erected in the period of which we treat, that of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne holds an honourable place (Fig. 1052). It crowns a bold eminence, and forms from every point of [...]

Keywords: spires, churches, towers, people, shops, streets, clocks, houses, christmas, colour

Places shown: Newcatle-upon-tyne; Northumberland; England

Added: 2004-03-04

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6.—Tinmouth Castle The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

Tinmouth Castle from the North, with a View of the Haven &c. Northumberland. There was a monastery at Tynemouth as early as the 6th century, and the fortifications were builtby the monks for protectio [...]

Keywords: castles, ruins, people, cliffs, water, ships, greyscale

Places shown: Tynemouth; Northumberland; England

Added: 2009-11-28

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Overview map of Northumberland, England Harmsworth’s Encyclopædia (1904)

Taken from the map of England and Wales on page 2237.

Keywords: colour, maps

Places shown: Northumberland; England

Added: 2003-02-24

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Antique Map of Northumberland The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

Antique Map of Northumberland

Keywords: maps, colour

Places shown: Northumberland; England

Added: 2008-10-05

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