Newcastle Photos Part 4 – Tynemouth
During my recent stay in Newcastle I also visited Tynemouth, a small seaside town located, as the name implies, at the mouth of the Tyne.
Houses along the sea front in Tynemouth
The waves of the North Sea lapping ashore at Tynemouth.
A Victorian clock and the charming Rock of Gibralter pub at the Tynemouth sea front
Tynemouth Priory, founded and built in the 7th century on a spot that has been settled since pre-Roman times
The castle part of Tynemouth priory
The castle courtyard at Tynemouth Priory
The North Sea, the cliffs and parts of Tynemouth Priory
According the Wikipedia, this giant statue overlooking the mouth of the Tyne depicts Lord Collingwood, Nelson's second-in-command at Trafalgar. IMO he got a nicer view than his commanding officer.
A very weathered monument to Queen Victoria. It looks as if she's melting into her pedestal.
An interesting "tree house" construction on the schoolyard of King's School, an educational establishment which boasts Stan Laurel and Ridley Scott among its former students
Wandering into this flea market at Tynemouth station was a pleasant surprise
Close-up of the cats iron decorations inside Tynemouth Station
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