NU1734 : St Aidan's Church, Bamburgh

taken 17 years ago, near to Bamburgh, Northumberland, Great Britain

St Aidan's Church, Bamburgh
St Aidan's Church, Bamburgh
St. Aidan's Church is one of the three finest parish churches in Northumberland (others being Alnwick and Norham). Origins date from 635 AD when St. Aidan came to Lindisfarne from Iona. The present building is 13th Century; the chancel is said to be the second longest in the country (60ft), and contains magnificent reredos in Caen stone. There is an effigy of Grace Darling in the North Aisle. Her memorial is sited in the churchyard in such a position that it can be seen by passing ships.
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NU1734, 142 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
October 2000   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 12 November, 2005
Category
Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 178 349 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:36.4862N 1:43.0934W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NU 178 349
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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