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Mystical Mithras

Posted 18th March, 2015

Mystical Mithras

An important Roman site  was discovered not far from Housesteads on the Roman Wall in Northumberland in 1949.
Next to the remains of the fort of Brocolitia lies the remains of a Mithraic Temple.
Here archeologists found altars and timbers preserved in the local waterlogged conditions.
Mithras (a Greek name for a Persian god Mithra), was worshipped in a mystery religion practised in the Roman Empire from the 1st to the 4th centuries AD.

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Wonderful survivor of image-smashing

Posted 9th March, 2015

Wonderful survivor of image-smashing

About five minutes drive from Apple Pie Cottage  you will find the ancient church at Chillingham, not far from the famous castle.
Those interested in antiquaries and old churches should be amazed at the wonderful altar tomb of Sir Ralph Grey and his wife – interred there in the mid-fifteenth century.
What makes this tomb so different is that it is the finest of its type in north-east England.

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The sound of Northumbria

Posted 2nd March, 2015

The sound of Northumbria

You may have heard the sweet melodious notes of the Northumbrian pipes (called small pipes) on your travels.
This busker – seen in Northumberland Street, Newcastle – is playing such an instrument.
It looks a bit like conventional bagpipes but you will see it is blown with a bellows.
The way the pipes is constructed gives it a staccato sounding style and the music is also quieter than (say) the Highland bagpipes that most people are familiar with.

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Cottage Locations

Heart of Lanchester Cottage

7 Church View, Lanchester, County Durham, DH7 0ES

Yew Tree Cottage

Broomhaugh, Riding Mill, Northumberland, NE44 6EG

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We welcome any enquiry you have about our wonderful self-catering holiday cottages. You can book our cottage via our website or contact us with any questions about our cottage facilities, late holiday availability or to find out what is on in the Northumberland region.

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Telephone: 07770253586
Email: info@chattoncottages.co.uk

Holiday Cottage - Sleeps 3 - High Quality Holiday Accommodation.

Heart of Lanchester Cottage, 7 Church View, Lanchester, County Durham, DH7 0ES

tel: 07770 253586

Beautiful Northumbria Holiday Cottage.

Yew Tree Cottage, Broomhaugh, Riding Mill, Northumberland, NE44 6EG

tel: 01207 232387

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