Watercolour of Corbridge Market Place, in Tynedale, Northumberland. Behind is St. Andrews Church of 7th century Saxon origin. To the right the 13th century Vicar’s Pele, a sanctuary against raids by Scots over the border. To the left a ‘pant’ or water supply for the village.
A watercolour of the west side of Hexham Market Place.
Following on from my last post, this is an oil painting showing Corbridge Market Place and St. Andrews Church. To the right, is the Vicar’s fortified residence, built in the early 13th century, to protect him and his family from raiding Scots.