Tag Archives: Yorkshire

A Walk through York

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Adel Crag and Henry Moore

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The Deep, Hull

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Trafalgar Square Lions

The original lions sculpted for Trafalgar Square in London were judged to be too small. The rejected lions were acquired by Sir Titus Salt and placed outside the main public buildings in his  new industrial village of Saltaire in Yorkshire.

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The Light of the World

The Light of the World is an allegorical painting by William Holman Hunt representing the figure of Jesus preparing to knock on an overgrown and long-unopened door, illustrating Revelation 3:20: “Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if any … Continue reading

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Memorial Glass

The stained glass at St Mary’s Church, Kettlewell, Yorkshire is another treasure. The Holdsworth windows were made at the William Morris (Westminster) Ltd. factory. They commemorate John and Michael Holdsworth of Scargill House. The larger window is dedicated to the … Continue reading

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St George’s Church, Doncaster

Sir George Gilbert Scott’s great Victorian gothic revival masterpiece at Doncaster. Completed in 1858 and replacing the medieval church completely destroyed by fire in 1853. The church was inaugurated as a Minster Church on 17th June 2004. The tower is … Continue reading

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