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Bessie Surtees
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This picture shows The Jacobean architecture of Bessie Surtees house buit in the 16th 17th century It stands on Newcastle's Sandhill..The house is best known as the scene of the elopement of Bessie Surtees and John Scott, who later became Lord Chancellor.The plaque can be seen below the window,where the elopement took place.The arch way is part of the High Level Bridge. Designed by Robert Stephenson and built between 1847 and 1849 and still carries the main London to Edinburgh main Railway line..

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::tigger3
12/19/10 3:21 PM GMT
Very well detailed, and composed. I wonder if those wonderful clouds were added? :) Tigs♥ =^..^=

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.icedancer
12/19/10 3:57 PM GMT
Whoa, I really like the composition, detail and all the textures. Gorgeous colours & sky
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MERRY CHRISTMAS
::PatAndre
12/19/10 4:05 PM GMT
I would not want to be a window washer there and pray tell, what do they sell at the Quilted Camel?
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::casechaser
12/19/10 4:12 PM GMT
I would love to have a flat there. Atleast, until I read about the vandals spray painting the roof. Can anything beautiful in our civilization be left alone for all to enjoy?

Thanks for showing us this place. Merry Christmas to you and yours! ~~ John
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::Jimbobedsel
12/19/10 5:08 PM GMT
Let's get OB and anyone else you want to invite, and we will meet at the Quilted Camel and hoist a few rounds...all on me. LOL. Neat shot, Biff.
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Logun7
12/19/10 5:34 PM GMT
Magnificent shot Sir Richie! How many Stag & Hen parties have you booked at the Quilted Camel??
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::Ramad
12/19/10 9:31 PM GMT
See the "quilted camel" right next door. They didn't elope on one of those did they? :) Nice shot of the historical scene Richie.
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::Silvanus
12/19/10 10:59 PM GMT
Fascinating architecture and a great shot, Richie! I like the composition and how you've captured the sunlight and shadows with no blown highlights on the light colored building fronts. I'm also very impressed by your ability to clear the streets so you could get this shot.:)

- Steve
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.Joanie
12/20/10 1:58 AM GMT
Well I don't know about that place, but I'm wondering what the Quilted Camel is!...lol...A really great shot Richie! Excellent focus and a great angle!
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::jeenie11
12/20/10 1:52 PM GMT
I know they're just buildings but I find myself looking and looking at this shot. It is so well composed. The view angle is wonderful. The color and detail crisp and lovely.
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::Inkeri
12/21/10 12:00 AM GMT
Magnificent photo of this place,Richie.Wonderful details,and i love that sky.
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.Fergus
12/21/10 10:31 PM GMT
Great composition, well done
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