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Hexham Abbey arcading
Hexham, Northumberland, England
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Hexham Abbey is one of the great historic churches in the north of England. The abbey was founded in 674 AD by Bishop Wilfrid of York. Wilfrid's abbey was replaced by an Augustinian priory in the late 12th century, and it is this glorious early medieval church that we see today. This simple photo shows an example of blind arcading, used as a decorative element inside the church.

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