Hexham Abbey Gallery
Post-1859: Hexham Abbey, Frid Stool. Sepia; Bishop's Seat, later Sanctuary (Frid or Frith) Stool. Post 1859 which was when it was broken in two! In this position between 1872 and 1885? Similar style of card as PC505.
Pre-1870: Hexham Abbey. Sepia; from North West. Between 1823 (erection of clock) and 1870 (erection of vestry extension to west of tower)
Pre-1875: Hexham Abbey. Sepia; from North West. Shows the vestry extension (1870) but not the nave (1907). A ‘Carte de visite’ style card before postcards became popular. The square corners suggest pre c1875
Pre-1875: Hexham Abbey. Sepia; from East. Shows the vestry extension (1870) but not the nave (1907). A ‘Carte de visite’ style card before postcards became popular. The square corners suggest pre c1875
Pre-1875: Hexham Abbey, Night Stairs. Sepia. A ‘Carte de visite’ style card before postcards became popular. The square corners suggest pre c1875
c1900?: Hexham Abbey Church. Sepia; from East. A ‘reconstruction’ showing how the Abbey probably looked pre 1868 when the east end fell and the chapels were subsequently demolished by John Dobson.
Pre-1904: Hexham Abbey, South Transept. Sepia. Shows the back of the organ installed c1860 but modified in 1904.
Pre-1907: Hexham Abbey. Sepia; from South. Shows ‘vestry’ extension erected 1870 but before it was demolished in 1907 to make way for the present nave
Pre-1907: Hexham Abbey, Choir. Sepia. Between 1860 and 1907.
Pre-1907: Abbey, & Grounds, Hexham. Sepia; shows the vestry extension (1870) but not the nave (1907)
c1908: Northumbria. Tinted; Hexham Abbey and The Roman Wall. Abbey is post 1908 (new nave shown) and before the graveyard was properly levelled after having the spoil from the nave site dumped there - hence the half buried gravestones!
1908: The Abbey. Image of the Abbey prior to the rebuilding of the nave, with the coats of arms labelled Umfreville, Northumbria & Hexham
1908: Abbey, Hexham. Tinted; across Beaumont Street from outside Courant office
c1910?: Hexham Abbey NW. Monochrome; across roof tops, showing rebuilt nave
c1950?: Abbey & Beaumont Street, Hexham. Monochrome; Hexham Courant sketch of possible appearance after street alterations, but never happened. Shows War Memorial (erected c1920?) and Abbey Chapter House as a ruin (rebuilt as a chapel in the 1950s)
Post-1950: Hexham Abbey from the air. Abbey from the south, showing Church Row, Market Place and Beaumont Street. Shows the rebuilt Chapter House, so post 1950s
c1970: Hexham Abbey from the east. Monochrome; Abbey from Moot Hall roof
c1970: Abbey & Wood Footbridge, Hexham. Monochrome; taken west from Sele School
c1970: Hexham Abbey from the park. Colour; from south west
1981: Hexham Abbey. Colour; floodlit Abbey from Market Place, showing Robsons Nurseries shop also
1982: Hexham Market Place. View of Abbey and buildings to right, showing parking spaces in front of Abbey and wooden shack for Abbey shop
1982: Hexham. Colour; Abbey across Shambles with text description of town
1983: Hexham Abbey, Northumberland. Aerial view from south showing Beaumont Street and Battle Hill to Fore Street on right. Between 1950s when the Chapter House lobby was rebuilt as a chapel and the addition of the Song School above it in 1984
1987: Rainbow over the rooftops, Hexham Abbey. View from the south east
1990: Hexham Abbey. Close up aerial view from south-east. Certainly post 1984 (the Song School above the Chapter House Lobby was added in 1984)
c1990: Northumberland, Hexham. Coloured; Abbey from Market Place, with adjoining building to right
c1990?: Abbey and Grounds, Hexham. Coloured; from south west
c1990?: Abbey & Grounds, Hexham. Coloured; from south west
1991: Hexham Abbey, Northumberland. View from west, showing Market Place and top of Beaumont Street
1995: Hexham Abbey from the air. Aerial view from east, Moot Hall in foreground
1995: Early morning choir call. Choristers on south transept roof with Market Place, Moot Hall and Shambles in background