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UK The other northern seminary (March 2014)

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It's about time I submitted something from my growing backlog so here's one from a little while back...

 

The Roman Catholic theological college was founded in 1808 and finally closed in 2011.

 

I made 2 visits within the space of 10 days, due to forgetting to attach the tripod plate onto the base of my camera the first time. Lesson learned!

 

For fans of uber-decay and religious icons this is a treat  :P

 

 

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And on to the St Cuthbert's chapel. I was a bit gutted that the pews had very recently been tampered with in a serious way, however there was plenty of wonderful stuff to appreciate.

 

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I have to say I was totally mesmerised with this statue and ended up taking shots from every angle. To sum up the idea of beauty in decay in one shot, personally I think this would nail it -

 

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Peace be upon you brothers and sisters....

 

 

 

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Love the close ups of the stone work. I really liked this place, trashed but still had something about it. Never saw the chapel though :( that ceiling, arch & stained glass is impressive. Nice work :thumb 

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Epic stuff mate, don't recall seeing the chapel before, some of those corridors in the main bit look ace as well :thumb 

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I always like seeing stuff from here and these are some of the best i have seen. Nice one mate :thumb

Know what you mean about that statue, it is lovely. 

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