April 2012

Tees Cottage pumping house, Darlington

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(L) One of the two “Lancashire” boilers (note its Darlington origins!), and (R) Another fine piece of Victorian engineering.

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(L) Plans of the pumping house, previously used to supply Darlington with water from the Tees until closed in 1980. (R) The forge.

Bradford museums

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(L) Model engine and (R) a steampunk exhibition at Bradford Industrial Museum.

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View from the National Media Museum.

Bishop Auckland

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(L) The chapel of Auckland Castle, until recently the residence of the Bishop of Durham. (R) A rather sad sight – Sir John Priestman is unlikely to have foreseen the building (chapel?) he opened turning into a P zza Zone P z ria…

Holy Trinity, York

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The atmospheric church of the Holy Trinity, Goodramgate is tucked behind busy shopping streets in York.

Addingham

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Pictures from a walk starting from Addingham. (R) A coffee lounge with extremely odd opening times…

Nostell Priory

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Unusual “Swiss stained glass” at the parish church of Wragby, just next to Nostell Priory (National Trust). Somebody apparently has written a whole book about it…

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