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Ballast Hills Burial Ground
Ballast Hills Burial Ground
Religious Place Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A none conformist burial ground that is now a recreation area.

White Walls Project
White Walls Project
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A series of art installations created to celebrate the regeneration of the Hoults Yard estate between 2011 and 2020.

Fulwell Lime Kilns
Fulwell Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln Sunderland Tyne And Wear

Old lime kilns at Fulwell, now a fancy backdrop for a car showroom.

Hips Heugh Trig Point
Hips Heugh Trig Point
Trig Point Craster Northumberland

This is the trig point for Hips Heugh (58m) near Craster.

Chemical Beach
Chemical Beach
Landscape Seaham County Durham

A juxaposed scene, with chaldron wheels, industrial remains, and an old jetty against a backdrop of organic appeal.

Lampounette Near The Penny Ferry Bridge
Lampounette Near The Penny Ferry Bridge
Art Durham County Durham

Yes, a 20 foot high desk lamp in green that was part of the Lumiere festival.

Chase Park
Chase Park
Landscape Whickham Tyne And Wear

Small park in the heart of Whickham, home to Whickham Windmill.

Fast Castle
Fast Castle
Castle Eyemouth Borders

The ruins of a castle fought over by the Scots and English on a small outcrop near St Abbs.

Wharnley Burn Waterfall
Wharnley Burn Waterfall
Waterfall Consett County Durham

A beautiful little waterfall located in Allensford near Consett.

Jubilee Stone On Shaftoe Crags
Jubilee Stone On Shaftoe Crags
Standing Stone Bolam Northumberland

A tall stone marking Queen Victoria's Jubilee.

Darden Pike Trig Point
Darden Pike Trig Point
Trig Point Elsdon Northumberland

The trig point sitting next to Darden Lough (375m) near Elsdon.

Bloodybush Edge Trig Point
Bloodybush Edge Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Bloodybush Edge (610m).

Curleheugh Trig Point
Curleheugh Trig Point
Trig Point Chillingham Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Curleheugh on Bewick Moor (215m).

Warlaw Pike Trig Point
Warlaw Pike Trig Point
Trig Point Blanchland Northumberland

This is the trig point for Warlaw Pike (402m) near Blanchland.

Mickley Trig Point
Mickley Trig Point
Trig Point Prudhoe Northumberland

This is the trig point for Mickley (206m) near Prudhoe.

Heatherslaw Corn Mill
Heatherslaw Corn Mill
Building Ford And Etal Northumberland

An ancient corn mill, nestled in the bend of the River Till, sitting between Ford and Etal.

Auckland Park Pyramid
Auckland Park Pyramid
Obelisk Bishop Auckland County Durham

A decorative well head built in the 18th century.

Bolts Law Standing Engine House
Bolts Law Standing Engine House
Building Stanhope County Durham

Built in 1846, the standing engine hauled railway trucks up and down an incline into Rookhope.

William Shakespeare Mural
William Shakespeare Mural
Art Heaton Tyne And Wear

A brickwork mural of William Shakespeare on the gable end of a house in Heaton.

The Old Pottery
The Old Pottery
Building Corbridge Northumberland

Old 19th century pottery on the outskirts of Corbridge, previously known as Walker's Pottery.

Clara Vale Nature Reserve
Clara Vale Nature Reserve
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Small local nature reserve with two hides for birdwatching.

Whittle Mill
Whittle Mill
Building Ovingham Northumberland

Ruins of a corn mill in the heart of Whittle Dene.

Boxing Gloves
Boxing Gloves
Art Peterlee County Durham

Six foot pair of boxing gloves commemorating the achievements of Maurice Cullen.

Beaurepaire Priory
Beaurepaire Priory
Religious Place Durham County Durham

A 13th century priory twixt manor house that was a retirement home and also a retreat for the Durham Monks.

Kirkley Obelisk
Kirkley Obelisk
Obelisk Ponteland Northumberland

An obelisk marking the centenary of the Glorious Revolution by William the Orange.

St Andrew's Church Bolam
St Andrew's Church Bolam
Religious Place Bolam Northumberland

A beautiful Saxon church nestling in the rolling countryside that was once bombed by the Germans.

Fisherman Door Art
Fisherman Door Art
Art Blyth Northumberland

Fisherman and his dog daubed on the back of a wall at Blyth Harbour.

Ravensheugh Crags Trig Point
Ravensheugh Crags Trig Point
Trig Point Simonburn Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Ravensheugh Crags (256m) near Simonburn.

Waterloo Monument
Waterloo Monument
Tower Jedburgh Borders

A monument commemorating the Duke of Wellington's victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo.

Malcolm III Cross
Malcolm III Cross
Statue Alnwick Northumberland

A stone cross marking where Malcolm III, King Of Scotland was slain at the Battle Of Alnwick.

Nelson's Obelisk
Nelson's Obelisk
Obelisk Swarland Northumberland

Also known as Davison’s Obelisk, this monument is a memorial to Horatio Nelson, victor of the Battle of Trafalgar.

Ace Of Spades Dragline Bucket (not Big Geordie)
Ace Of Spades Dragline Bucket (not Big Geordie)
Machinery Stobswood Northumberland

The scoop bucket used from the now dismantled Ace Of Spades dragline excavator.

Georgian Sundials
Georgian Sundials
Machinery Richmond North Yorkshire

Georgian era sundials on two facades of one house at The Green in Richmond.

Branton Lakes Nature Reserve
Branton Lakes Nature Reserve
Landscape Ingram Valley Northumberland

A Nature Reserve alongside the River Breamish in the Northumberland National Park

Dukesfield Arches
Dukesfield Arches
Building Hexham Northumberland

Remains of a former smelting mill hidden in the Northumberland countryside.

Warren House Gill, Horden
Warren House Gill, Horden
Landscape Horden County Durham

A gem on the County Durham coast in terms of variety, scenery, history and passive science at work.

Hume Castle
Hume Castle
Castle Kelso Borders

A heavily modified ruin of an early 13th century castle held by the powerful Hume family.

Church of St Aidan's Thockrington
Church of St Aidan's Thockrington
Religious Place Swinburne Northumberland

An ancient Northumbrian Church, one of the oldest in the Country, dating back to the 11th Century that stands on a hill with amazing views in all directions.

Sikehead Mine Chimneys
Sikehead Mine Chimneys
Chimney Blanchland Northumberland

Two chimneys remaining from the Sikehead mine set on Ramshaw Moors

Wannie Line
Wannie Line
Landscape Morpeth Northumberland

The route of the former Wansbeck or "Wannie Line" railway line that ran from Morpeth to Reedsmouth and Rothbury.

Wark Castle
Wark Castle
Castle Wark On Tweed Northumberland

A ruined motte-and-bailey castle at the West end of Wark on Tweed in Northumberland.

Wether Cairn Trig Point
Wether Cairn Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The Wether Cairn trig point sitting on Wholhope Hill Law (563m).

Reaveley Hill Trig Point
Reaveley Hill Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Reaveley Hill (301m).

Shillhope Law Trig Point
Shillhope Law Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Shillhope Law (501m).

Long Crag Gunnerton Trig Point
Long Crag Gunnerton Trig Point
Trig Point Swinburne Northumberland

This is the trig point for Long Crag Gunnerton (222m) near Swinburne.

High Trewhitt Trig Point
High Trewhitt Trig Point
Trig Point Rothbury Northumberland

This is the trig point for High Trewhitt (165m) near Rothbury.

Hebron Hill Trig Point
Hebron Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Morpeth Northumberland

This is the trig point for Hebron Hill (130m) near Morpeth.

Fourlaws Hill Trig Point
Fourlaws Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Ridsdale Northumberland

This is the trig point for Fourlaws Hill (343m) near Ridsdale.

Murton Cenotaph And Children of Mothers
Murton Cenotaph And Children of Mothers
Statue Seaham County Durham

A serene sculpture by Ray Lonsdale, positioned eloquently by The Cenotaph in Murton, near Seaham.

Little Church Rock Simonside
Little Church Rock Simonside
Crag, Rock And Cairn Rothbury Northumberland

A large rock in next to Simonside in Rothbury that resembles a small church and may have been a meeting place for persecuted religious groups.

RHS Harlow Carr
RHS Harlow Carr
Landscape Harrogate North Yorkshire

One of the Royal Horticultural Society's flagship gardens in Harrogate.

Cuddy's Well
Cuddy's Well
Religious Place Bellingham Northumberland

An ancient well found by St Cuthbert in Bellingham, topped by a Georgian pant and known for its miracles.

Coastal Watch Mirror
Coastal Watch Mirror
Military Sunderland Tyne And Wear

WW1 acoustic mirror, which detected German Zeppelins as they approached the coast.

Little Tern Sculpture
Little Tern Sculpture
Art Horden County Durham

Artwork inspired by the Little Tern colony which return to nest in Horden every spring.

Chipchase Castle
Chipchase Castle
Castle Hexham Northumberland

A 17th-century Jacobean mansion disguided as a castle just north of Hexham.

Seven Sisters
Seven Sisters
Landscape Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

Ancient burial mound marked by Beech trees sitting on Copt Hill, dating back to the Mesolithic period.

St. Michael And All Angels Church Low Alwinton
St. Michael And All Angels Church Low Alwinton
Religious Place Alwinton Northumberland

A pretty church sitting in amazing countryside with breathtaking views in Low Alwinton.

Outchester Ducket
Outchester Ducket
Building Belford Northumberland

Maybe a windmill, maybe used for sea-navigation, maybe just a pretty building. Now a holiday home.

Tosson Lime Kiln
Tosson Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Rothbury Northumberland

The best preserved Lime Kiln in the Northumberland national park at Tosson.

Branshaw Trig Point
Branshaw Trig Point
Trig Point Rochester Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Branshaw (326m) on the Otterburn Ranges.

South Shields Lifeboat Memorial
South Shields Lifeboat Memorial
Statue South Shields Tyne And Wear

A monument built to commemorate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee and also celebrate William Wouldhave and Henry Greathead, two of the people credited with the design of the first self-righting lifeboat.

The Man with the Donkey
The Man with the Donkey
Statue South Shields Tyne And Wear

A statue to John Simpson Kirkpatrick and his unlikely companion.

Spirit of South Shields
Spirit of South Shields
Art South Shields Tyne And Wear

Bronze statue close to the River Tyne, depicting the history of South Shields.

Kendal Castle
Kendal Castle
Castle Kendal Cumbria

Ruined castle built in the 1200s, with links to Katherine Parr's family.

Ryton Pinfolds
Ryton Pinfolds
Building Ryton Tyne And Wear

Pens to hold stray animals, dating back to medieval times.

Berwick Law Trig Point
Berwick Law Trig Point
Trig Point East Lothian Borders

The trig point sitting on top of Berwick Law (187m).

Shilbottle Lime Kiln
Shilbottle Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Alnwick Northumberland

A late 18th or early 19th Century Lime Kiln just outside Shilbottle.

The Portrait Bench
The Portrait Bench
Art Bedlington Northumberland

A metal sculpted bench portraying three notable people from the Bedlington area.

Hepburn Bastle
Hepburn Bastle
Bastle Chillingham Northumberland

A ruined, Grade II listed Scheduled Monument, 16th Century Tower House / Bastle House.

Nine Year Aud Hole
Nine Year Aud Hole
Cave Alnwick Northumberland

A cave in Hulne Park guarded by a statue of a hermit.

Belford Castle
Belford Castle
Castle Belford Northumberland

A castellated farmhouse sitting on the foundations of a 15th century motte and baily castle.

Temple Of The Muses
Temple Of The Muses
Statue Melrose Borders

A temple containing four bronze statues depicting the "Four Seasons" dedicated to poet James Thomson.

Crammel Linn Waterfall
Crammel Linn Waterfall
Waterfall Gilsland Northumberland

A lovely little double waterfall near Gilsland.

Robbie Dale Mural
Robbie Dale Mural
Art Blyth Northumberland

A mural of the Blyth Spartans legend - Robbie Dale

King's Seat Trig Point
King's Seat Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on King's Seat on the border ridge (531m).

Wether Hill Trig Point
Wether Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Elsdon Northumberland

This is the trig point for Wether Hill (301m) near Elsdon.

Hexham Common Trig Point
Hexham Common Trig Point
Trig Point Hexham Northumberland

This is the trig point for Hexham Common (291m) near Hexham.

Beacon Hill Trig Point
Beacon Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Morpeth Northumberland

This is the trig point for Beacon Hill (194m) near Morpeth.

Longstone Lighthouse
Longstone Lighthouse
Lighthouse Farne Islands Northumberland

Lighthouse built in 1826, where Grace Darling spotted the wreck of the SS Forfarshire.

Rochester War Memorial
Rochester War Memorial
Military Rochester Northumberland

War Memorial from 1921 by the A68 in Rochester, Northumberland

Cockle Park Tower
Cockle Park Tower
Tower Morpeth Northumberland

A three-storied tower-house built as a hunting lodge then later extended and used as a farmhouse and students' hostel.

Matfen Standing Stone
Matfen Standing Stone
Standing Stone Matfen Northumberland

A prehistoric standing stone with cup markings.

The Summerhill
The Summerhill
Landmark Gateshead Tyne And Wear

An octagonal folly, once part of the Stella Hall estate in Blaydon.

St Leonard's Hospital Chapel
St Leonard's Hospital Chapel
Religious Place Alnwick Northumberland

The ruined chapel of an old hospital located in Denwick near to Alnwick Castle.

Crindledykes Lime Kiln
Crindledykes Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Haydon Bridge Northumberland

A well preserved lime kiln not far from Vindolanda.

Newton Tors Trig Point
Newton Tors Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Newton Tors in The Cheviots (537m).

Hart Law Trig Point
Hart Law Trig Point
Trig Point Alnham Northumberland

This is the trig point sitting on Hart Law (341m) near Alnham.

Haydon Fell Trig Point
Haydon Fell Trig Point
Trig Point Haydon Bridge Northumberland

This is the trig point for Haydon Fell (244m) near Haydon Bridge.

Batey Catreen Trig Point
Batey Catreen Trig Point
Trig Point Bellingham Northumberland

This is the trig point for Batey Catreen (250m) near Bellingham.

Pontop Pike Trig Point
Pontop Pike Trig Point
Trig Point Consett County Durham

The Pontop Pike trig point is sitting next to the Pontop Pike Masts (313m) near Consett.

Hasting Hill Trig Point
Hasting Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Sunderland Tyne And Wear

This is the trig point for Hasting Hill (124m) near Sunderland.

Flamborough Old Lighthouse
Flamborough Old Lighthouse
Lighthouse Flamborough East Riding Of Yorkshire

Built in 1674 from white chalk by Sir John Clayton and George Blake.

Black Carts Turret
Black Carts Turret
Building Simonburn Northumberland

Turret 29A on Hadrian's Wall.

Cragend Farm Hydraulic Silo
Cragend Farm Hydraulic Silo
Machinery Rothbury Northumberland

An experimental hydraulic silo to improve the efficiency of processing cut grass into silage built by Lord Armstrong.

Relative Treats
Relative Treats
Statue Horden County Durham

A life size sculpture of grandmother and granddaughter by Ray Lonsdale.

Thorngreen Lime Kiln
Thorngreen Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Allendale Northumberland

An ingeniously preserved lime kiln sitting on the wonderfully named Slag Hill.

Woodhouses Bastle
Woodhouses Bastle
Bastle Harbottle Northumberland

A fortified farmhouse (Bastle) near Harbottle.

Cheeseburn Grange
Cheeseburn Grange
Art Ponteland Northumberland

A sculpture park and art exhibition space set within the grounds of Cheeseburn Grange, near Ponteland.

Dalden Tower
Dalden Tower
Tower Seaham County Durham

A ruined manor home complex with a tower in Seaham.

Low Alwinton Lime Kiln
Low Alwinton Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln Alwinton Northumberland

Another beauty of a lime kiln situated in Low Alwinton.

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