Posted on December 17, 2021
This street sign in the old quarter of Beverley, opposite the Minster Church, looks like an effective default way of keeping the traffic moving.
A Photo A Week Challenge: Funny Signs
Category: Uncategorized Tagged: A Photo A Week Challenge, Beverley, Funny, postaday, Signs
Posted on April 13, 2020
Admittedly, it’s not the windows but rather the painted ceiling that’s the main point of interest here in this image from St. Mary’s church in Beverley, East Yorkshire. However, they are quite impressive in their own right….
#MondayWindow 13 April 2020
Category: Windows Tagged: #MondayWindow, Architecture, Beverley, ceiling, Church, St Mary's Church, Windows
Posted on March 7, 2019
Apologies for the recent hiatus in door posts, but the fact of the matter is that I had just run out of doors worthy of your consideration and so far this year have had neither the opportunity nor the suitable weather to find any new ones.
However, we recently visited our daughter and family who live near the town of Beverley in East Yorkshire and I managed to capture with my iPhone these few examples of the typical Georgian style. They’re rather better looked after than those I tend to put up here, but interesting nonetheless.
I’ll be back when I’ve got some more to share.
Note the decorative pair of wellington boots next to this door:
Thursday Doors 7 March 2019
Category: Doors Tagged: Architecture, Beverley, Doors, Georgian, Thursday Doors
Posted on August 16, 2018
After last week’s little tour of the village of Cherry Burton, we are back in the nearby market town of Beverley again for a few more interesting doors.
And none more interesting than this – North Bar, the last remaining of the medieval gates to the walled town. To give an idea of scale, you could easily step through that door within a door. Of course, they don’t close it at nights anymore. Just as well: the implications for traffic would be horrendous.
Just outside the North Bar there are a number of very grand old houses, with equally grand doors:
Thursday Doors 16 August 2018
Category: Doors Tagged: Beverley, Doors, Thursday Doors
Posted on June 15, 2018
The railway station at Beverley, in East Yorkshire, retains much of its original, Victorian architectural features. A view from the level crossing on a quiet Sunday morning gives a slightly different perspective from the one travellers usually see.
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Tracks
Category: Black & White Tagged: Beverley, Black & White, Cee's Black & White Photo Challenge, railway station, tracks
Posted on March 29, 2018
WordPress wants to see some images of sunrises and/or sunsets for their latest Weekly Photo Challenge.
I don’t have many sunrises, probably because that would involve getting up early. However, in the past I have posted a few sunsets (all the decent ones, it seems) under various threads, so here is a little compendium of a few of the better examples, beginning with the same view that I put up in response to last week’s ‘Favourite Place’ challenge:
More exotically, this was taken on a sunset cruise off Muscat, in Oman:
and this one in the game reserve on Sir Bani Yas Island in Abu Dhabi – the giraffe enclosure, to be exact:
This, though, is probably the most spectacular sunset I’ve ever captured – just outside Beverley, in East Yorkshire:
Weekly Photo Challenge: Rise/Set
Category: Weekly Photo Challenge Tagged: Beverley, Home, Muscat, Rise/Set, Sir Bani Yas, sunset, Weekly Photo Challenge, weeklyphotochallenge
Posted on January 30, 2018
For Frank’s theme for this week of ‘decay’, here is an image of part of the heavily-weathered inscription on a gravestone to be found in the old burial ground opposite St Mary’s church in Beverley, Yorkshire.
Time and the elements have worn down the lettering into something almost abstract, although it is still possible to make out some of the wording.
Tuesday Photo Challenge: Decay
Category: Uncategorized Tagged: Beverley, Decay, fpj-photo-challenge, gravestone, St Mary's Church, Tuesday Photo Challenge, Weathering
Posted on October 18, 2017
Although I’ve had to raid my existing WordPress media library for this week’s challenge (as I currently do not have access to all my images), I think that this sunset over Beverley, in East Yorkshire, not only meets the theme of ‘Glow’ but is worth seeing again.
Category: Weekly Photo Challenge Tagged: Beverley, glow, Orange, sunset, Weekly Photo Challenge, weeklyphotochallenge
Posted on October 13, 2017
Cee’s theme this week is ‘Internal Walkways’. I hope that the aisle of a church counts – in this case, that of St Mary’s in Beverley, Yorkshire.
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Indoor Walkways
Category: Black & White Tagged: Architecture, Beverley, Black & White, Cee's Black & White Photo Challenge, Church, Interiors, St Mary's Church
Posted on September 8, 2017
Cee’s theme for her Black & White challenge this week is ‘textures’. This stone tablet, mounted high on a wall in St Mary’s church in Beverley, East Yorkshire certainly meets that brief, but additionally has quite a poignant tale to tell.
The inscription is very worn and quite difficult to read, but this is what it says:
Are the ashes of Mr Richd Greyburn
Who was ye only son of Mr Willm
Grayburn of this town, Alderman
The dearest memory
Of so dutiful a son
So honest a tradesman
So pious a Christian
Who died ye 18th of May
Anno Domino 1720
In ye 31st year of his age
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Texture
Category: Black & White Tagged: Architecture, Beverley, Black & White, Cee's Black & White Photo Challenge, Church, In Memoriam, St Mary's Church, Texture