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Minor Art Deco, Rothbury, Northumberland

Rothbury’s Co-op.

Minor deco, mainly in the stonework round the windows. Pity those windows have had their eyes put put.

Art Deco in Rothbury

Rothbury Art Deco

War Memorials and Grave, Wooler Church

On the way back up from Peterborough we stopped at Wooler in Northumberland (Northumbria as was.) It’s one of our favourite places.

It being 2018 the local church was hosting an exhibition on the aniversary of the Great War’s end, featuring photographs and information about local lads who had served.

The church itself contained two War Memorials – one was a Roll of Honour for Wooler Church School, inscribed at top, “Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.”

War Memorial for Wooler Church School

The other was dedicated to members of the congregation. There were two name boards, the first inscribed, “To the glory of God and in memory of the men of …” The inscription carries on to the next board.

Wooler Church War Memorial

Inscription carried on from previous board, “… the Parish of Wooler who gave their lives in the Great War AD, 1914-19.”
Next board says, “In memory of those who fell in the Second World War 1939-45.”

War Memorial Wooler Church

Stained glass in church:-

Stained Glass, Wooler Church

Grave of J Stothert, Tyneside Irish Northumberland Fusiliers, 12/8/1917, aged 45:-

War Grave, Wooler

Rothbury, War Memorial

Our last stop on the way back up from England in August was in Rothbury, in Northumberland, close to Cragside, which the good lady wanted to visit again as the last time we hadn’t managed to get a look at its gardens.

Rothbury is a lovely wee place strung out along the main road through it, which is set just down from an elevated street containing one side of the thoroughfare’s shops.

Rothbury War Memorial from east. WW1 names:-

Rothbury War Memorial

Rothbury War Memorial from West. WW2 names and one for the Korean War:-

Rothbury War Mem 2

War Memorial, Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland

This is a simple cross on a pedestal. The front lists 14 names for 1914-1918.

War Memorial , Cornhill-on-Tweed

The WW2 dead (4 names) are listed on this side.

War Memorial Cornhill-on-Tweed

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