The yew at Breamore (pronounced Bremmer) is situated alongside the path to the remarkable Anglo Saxon church.
I plumped for Birdoswald and missed the opportunity of ever seeing one of the most photographed trees in the country. On 28 September the tree was unlawfully cut down in the dark hours.
"The peeling paint, the muted colours and the rusting iron is no more. Here time’s cataract has been removed, and I’m seeing a building as the Victorians first saw it. "
All Saints was subject to an arson attack in 2015 which left the building a shell. It has taken 8 years of careful planning and skilled conservation to bring the building back to life.
Somebody has made noble the mundane brick and jammed its magic into artifice. Beyond the styling, the bricks are defined by their texture and hue.
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St. Mary Breamore - video
The Ancient Yew - Visitors Guide
Welcome I’m an architectural photographer and writer. On my van-life travels through the British Isles I’m building up a word and photo-hoard of material culture that celebrates the value and distinctiveness of our built heritage and contributes to a sense of place.My van is my time-machine, it