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Loweswater (lake)

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Loweswater, 1848

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Winder Hall, Low Lorton

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Lorton School

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High Lorton, Cumbria

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Church of St Cuthbert, Lorton

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Low Lorton, Cumbria

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Lorton Parish, 1848

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Langwathby Railway Station

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Langwathby Parish, 1848

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Langwathby Civil Parish

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War Memorial, Langwathby

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Langwathby

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Longtown, 1848

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Meldon Civil Parish

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Longshaws, Northumberland

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Addison Colliery (1865 - 1963)

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Orton Grange (near Carlisle)

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Nenthead

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Norham Mains township, 1848

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Norham Parish, 1848

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Norham Civil Parish

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Longridge Towers School

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Longridge, Northumberland

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Longhirst township, 1848

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Lorton School

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Twitter - Lorton School

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Winder-9

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Winder-22

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Church of St Cuthbert, Lorton

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Low Lorton, Cumbria

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Lorton School

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Lorton Primary School

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Lorton School

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Lorton Village School

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Lane entering Lorton

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Lorton Village Hall

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Village Hall, High Lorton

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Cottages, Lorton

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Village Shop, Lorton

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Old Direction Sign - Signpost

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Acorn Cottage in High Lorton

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High Lorton

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Latest 25 comments
Simon Cotterill - Thanks for sharing your memories Tony. Glad you weren't on the "Nil (beer) by Mouth" list!

Added to Former Sanderson Hospital, Gosforth - 2 months, 1 week ago
Simon Cotterill - Hi John, thanks for sharing that. Interesting to see the different spellings; Historic England use "Heber" in the listing, but older sources such as Richardson (1826) and Mackenzie (1827) use "Herb...

Added to Plaque re the Herber Tower - 6 months ago
Simon Cotterill - Thanks for sharing that Oswald - bet it was too cold for the blue tits to steal any of the milk!

Added to Well beside Prendwick Burn - 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Simon Cotterill - "WALLSEND NURSE DIES ON ACTIVE SERVICE....Nurse Sylvia Stephenson, eldest daughter of Mrs M Stephenson and the late Alderman Chris Stephenson, of The Green, Wallsend, has died of dysentery in a mil...

Added to Sylvia Stephenson - Nurse - Wallsend (Died of dysentery) - 1 year ago
Simon Cotterill - "WALLSEND MINER'S BRAVERY ON THE FIELD. The first deputy to join the Colours from the Yard seam of Wallsend gas pit has been promoted to the rank of corporal for conspicuous bravery under heavy she...

Added to Corpl Stafford - Wallsend (promoted for bravery) - 1 year ago
Simon Cotterill - Hi George, thanks for adding these details for Captain Turnbull to Co-Curate - was he a relative of yours?

Added to J Turnbull - 8th DLI - Chester-le-Street (Wounded) - 1 year ago
Simon Cotterill - CWGC info notes: Stevenson, Albert 1st/8th Bn. Durham Light Infantry Died 05/11/16 Died in France Age: 29 Service no: 2507 Son of Henry and Amelia Stevenson, of 62, Albert St., Grange Vil...

Added to Albert Stevenson - Army - Grange Villa - 1 year, 1 month ago
Simon Cotterill - Thanks Martin for yet more great info!

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Simon Cotterill - T.S. Duddy, Durham Light Infantry, DCM

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Simon Cotterill - Seaman J Egglestone RN of Spennymoor (Missing)

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Simon Cotterill - R Wilkinson, 14th DLI, of Spennymoor

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Simon Cotterill - George Knott of North Shields - Captain of the SS Spennymoor. See his story at http://www.newmp.org.uk/article.php?categoryid=99&articleid=1627&displayorder=77

Added to Captain Knott - steamer Spennymoor - lost at sea - 1 year, 1 month ago
Simon Cotterill - Thanks for this additional info Martin!

Added to JT Cant - 2nd DLI - Kirk Merrington (Killed) - 1 year, 1 month ago
Simon Cotterill - Thanks for sharing all that information Martin. Was he a relative of yours?

Added to S Scaife - 6th DLI - Durham (Killed) - 1 year, 2 months ago
Simon Cotterill - This is Callers furniture store in Newcastle, which also did festive displays.

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Simon Cotterill - Thanks for sharing that Jonathan. Hard to imagine the loss to your family at that time, and your Great Uncle making that sacrifice at just age 19.

Added to WW Parkinson - 8th DLI - Hamsteels Colliery (Missing) - 1 year, 2 months ago
Simon Cotterill - Thanks for sharing that Nathan - you must be really proud of your great Grandfather.

Added to Pte Alfred Stokes - 5th N.F. - Jarrow (wins D.C.M) - 1 year, 2 months ago
Simon Cotterill - Hi Richard, Thanks for sharing this additional information. It is hard to imaging enduring such horrific conditions, let alone how James found the inner strength for such heroics. Interesting to...

Added to James Pringle Campbell - Royal Engineers - Amble - 1 year, 5 months ago
Simon Cotterill - Will also feed that back to Sitelines & Historic England which mention it as the only surviving example. Perhaps there is a point of clarification regarding the type of hydrolic machinery. List ent...

Added to Accumulator Tower, Albert Edward Dock - 1 year, 6 months ago
Simon Cotterill - Hi Maz, Thanks so much for your comment. Yes, you are absolutely right about the swing bridge. I've reworded the description to clarify that the Accumulator Tower is a surviving example on the R...

Added to Accumulator Tower, Albert Edward Dock - 1 year, 6 months ago
Simon Cotterill - Ridley Park Lodge s located at the Park View entrance to the park. It was built in the early 20th Century and provided accommodation for the Park Superintendent; thereafter it was let to members of...

Added to Ridley Park, Blyth - 1 year, 9 months ago
Simon Cotterill - Maybe the chimney to the left of the picture was part of the Forth Banks Power Station?

Added to Forth Banks, Newcastle c1900 - 1 year, 9 months ago
Simon Cotterill - I remember 'discovering' the Handyside Arcade when I first came to Newcastle as a student. It was like an Aladin's Cave, that seemed to go on forever. It was full of interesting unique small shops,...

Added to Handyside Arcade - 2 years, 3 months ago
Simon Cotterill - A somewhat Newcastle-centric potted history of the North of England! When Smiley wrote this Newcastle was part of the county of Northumberland. He is setting the scene for George Stephenson's biogr...

Added to Quick History of Newcastle and the North East - 2 years, 4 months ago
Simon Cotterill - Thanks - I've now tagged the photo to a page on St Dominic's: https://co-curate.ncl.ac.uk/st-dominics-priory/ The photo draws your focus on to the interesting sculptor/undertaker's building in th...

Added to 003983:New Bridge Street Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1900 - 2 years, 4 months ago

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