Fraggles Newcastle Upon Tyne Reprt~The Cathedral – part 2

Part 1 I’m going away for a couple of days tomorrow so thought I’d crack on with my Cathedral pictures. This beautifully carved canopy belongs to the effigy of Bishop Lloyd and is made out of Alabaster by F.W.Pomeroy, 1856 – 26 May 1924, he was a prolific British sculptor of architectural and monumental works. Anyway it was staggeringly intricate and beautiful. One of the memorials in the cathedral is a 13th century effigy of an unknown knight, probably a member of the household of Edward 1st. Another effigy, can’t remember who of though! He looks peaceful. More memorials, amazing craftwork to carve marble and…

Fraggle’s Newcastle Upon Tyne report~The Cathedral Part 1

Last week on Thursday as y’all know, Sophie and I went into Newcastle to have lunch with the cats. Afterwards we had a wander around and then visited the Cathedral and the Castle, so loads of photographs to come 🙂 We dipped into the cathedral to kill a bit of time as we were early for our luncheon appointment, but decided we would go back after lunch as there was so much to see. The Cathedral isn’t very big, not like Durham or Canterbury,York etc, but some beautiful artwork and stonework inside. All shots with Fuji XT1. The History Bit…