St Helen, Low Fell

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    "t Helen's, Low Fell, was consecrated in 1876 to serve a new parish and built at the cost of Edward Joicey (colliery owner); this area was an upcoming suburb where the wealthy industrialists and merchants of Newcastle and Gateshead were building large houses. Today the area appears little changed. The church is in a "mature" churchyard (ie., you can't see it for trees!) which, being an urban location and postdating the Burial Acts of the middle of the 19th century, is not a burial ground. It is a very well maintained and, I was told, well attended church. It has four windows in the Nave by Morris & Co, three of them from designs by Sir Edward Burne Jones." Photo by Gareth Foster, 2005, and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
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    Geograph.org.uk
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    Geograph (Geograph)
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    What does this mean? Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)
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    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/94622
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 5 months ago
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