The Crypt of St Nicholas, Newcastle upon Tyne

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    The fourteenth century charnel house or crypt. It fell out of use until 1824. Modern windows were added in the 1930s. The Cathedral Church of St Nicholas was founded in the 12th century. Fires damaged the original church. The stone church was started in 1275 and completed in 1359. It was remodelled in the 1770s. The Lantern Tower was constructed in 1448. In 1865 architect Sir Gilbert Scott underpinned the leaning tower and rebuilt the crown. In 1882 St Nicholas was designated the Cathedral Church for the new Diocese of Newcastle." rel="noreferrer nofollow">
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    Flickr (Flickr)
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    What does this mean? Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License
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    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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    Picture Taken: 2024-03-08T12:42:59
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