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    Storm clouds over the Sage, Gateshead
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    Millenium Bridge across the Tyne
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    Bridges over the Tyne, with the Sage Centre framed in the arch of the Millenium Bridge
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    Ilumination & Reflections
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    4 of the 5 bridges over the Tyne by night
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    Bridge Colours
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    The Sage Centre
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    Souter Lighthouse - apparently the first built specifically for an electric light
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    Fresnel Lens at the top of the lighthouse
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    The Lamp
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    The Lamp
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    Love the graphic, repeating patterns of the Fresnel lens, emphaised by the black & white treatment
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    Classic motorising technology
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    The Lighthouse building, shot from adjacent to the Fog-hon building (see next shot)
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    The full Lighthouse Complex with fog-horn at the right edge
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    Rocky shore at Souter
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    The Obelisk monument at Gibside
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    Langley Castle - 14th Centurycastle now converted to a luxury hotel
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    The Hotel's alternative means of extracting payment from reluctant guests!
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    Gothic entrance with Drawing room window above. The original entrance, around the side from here was much smaller, and therefore easier to defend!
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    Housteads Fort on Hadrian's Wall
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    Tactically, a great position to build a fort. Approaching armies must have been visible for miles!
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    Roman plumbing. Hadn't appreciated how advanced Roman architecture was prior to this visit. Amongst many design concepts, all forts, anywhere in the world , were built to fundamentally the same design accommodating 800 men. All the centurians had a trade besides the ability to fight!
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    Langley Castle by night
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    Illuminated fountain
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    The other Castle Residents!
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    View from the Battlements
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