archaicwonder: Hadrian’s Wall was a defensive fortification in Roman Britain, begun in AD 122 during the rule of emperor Hadrian. In addition to its military role, gates through the wall served as customs posts. photo by gms

Still lives: Chris Killip's images of Northern working life chronicle and define a bygone era

"Chris Killip Housing and Shipyard, Wallsend, Tyneside, 1975 Gelatin silver print on Forma Silver Bromide Paper, Image: x / Paper: 50 x 60 cm"

Newcastle's Handyside Arcade that was dubbed Tyneside's answer to Carnaby Street

Handyside Arcade, Percy Street, Newcastle, around 1980

North Sea Scrolls: The Olde Ship Inn, Seahouses, Northumberland

A fishing village called "Seahouses" (so quaint!It's lovely there and I couldn't resist posting this picture since I love the name.

Seaton Sluice, Northumberland.

See 6 photos and 2 tips from 40 visitors to Seaton Sluice. "Great beach, nice cosy pubs with great food and fab walks along Holywell Dene with Deleval.

Arcade Percy Street Newcastle upon Tyne City Engineers 1987