Monday, 24 September 2018

Reader Licensing

On Saturday I was licensed as a Reader in the Church of England.  The Bsihop of Durham led the service and the Bishop of Jarrow preached in Durham Cathedral.

Sunday, 22 July 2018

Wearhead Station

Exhibition in Cowshill Church to remember Wearhead Sation, which closed to passenger trains 65 years ago, has brought in many locals as well as those who left the dale many years ago but still remember the railway.

Saturday, 28 April 2018

Frosterley Station

A few yards up from Frosterley station watching the train go up to Stanhope.

Monday, 12 February 2018


Crawleyside, above Stanhope, with Ashes Quarry to the right of the photo.

and with the quarry at the centre of the photo and Ashcroft in Stanhope to the right.

Saturday, 10 February 2018

Crawleyside tunnel

The tunnel running under the road at the top of
Crawleyside bank, used for transporting lead in
days gone by.

Thursday, 28 September 2017

North Hanging Wells

North Hanging Wells  farm going into Rookhope from Eastgate.  Nice walk onto the fields above from here.

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Rookhope Church

Rookhope church, St. John the Evangelist,  built 1905, closed 2014 and now a private house.