NZ1164 : St Oswin's Church from lychgate

taken 1 year ago, near to Wylam, Northumberland, Great Britain

St Oswin's Church from lychgate
St Oswin's Church from lychgate
The lytchgate is described here NZ1164 : Lychgate, St Oswin's Parish Church, Wylam

Latin words carved on the interior panelling are in memory of Richard Clayton who lived at Wylam Hall and died in 1903. His wife continued to live at the Hall until 1909, then moved to 'Elmfield' at the corner of Station Road and Wylam Wood Road.

There is also a memorial window to him in St Oswin's Church NZ1164 : St. Oswin's Parish Church, Wylam as he was instumental in the campaign to have it built, avoiding the need for villagers to travel to St Mary’s in Ovingham. The church was completed in 1886, funded by George and William Hedley, in memory of their parents, William Hedley, the pioneering railway engineer, and his wife Francis.
Hexham Courant, 15th January 2009: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 27 April, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 April, 2018
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Paths  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1136 6473 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.6231N 1:49.4431W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 11334 64717
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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