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MEP22 Westerhope - St. John's, Whorlton Church

Whorlton, Westerhope, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, UK


This charming building has been altered since it first creation in the mid nineteenth century. It arose from the housing required by the coal mines nearby, long closed. St. John's was built in 1866 for a congregation of around 200 people. There is plentiful evidence of its extension in 1911, and the subsequent realignment of the nave roof, revealing part of the chancel arch.


Taken on 6th March, 2012 at 1203hrs with a Olympus OM-2n through a Zuiko 50mm f/1.4 lens on 35mm Fujifilm Fujicolor Pro 400H, 400 ASA colour negative film, developed in Rollei Digibase C-41 chemicals.


©2012 Tim Pickford-Jones

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Taken on March 6, 2012