Photographs by Peter Loud

Misericords,
Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas

Newcastle upon Tyne




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Misericords by Ralph Hedley
"A misericord (sometimes named mercy seat), is a small wooden shelf on the underside of a folding seat in a church,
installed to provide a degree of comfort for a person who has to stand during long periods of prayer. - Wikipedia
.


Misericord S01
The misericords are numbered as being, N or S, i.e. north or south of the aisle, and 01-13, away from the alter.


N12


N10



N01

N02

N03

N04

N05

N06

N07

N08

N09

N10

N11

N12

N13

S01

S02

S03

S04

S05

S06

S07

S08

S09

S10

S11

S12

S13


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Images Copyright Peter Loud, 2009-2015








When in Newcastle check out this Industrial Heritage window in
St. Mary's Catholic Cathedral.

It is the most interesting window I have ever seen. It is only a few minutes walk from St. Nic's.
... and few other places of prayer in distant places.


Northumbrian Churches, UK.

Milton Keynes Churches, UK.


. . . and a few Chinese temples.

Cheah Kongsi,
Penang, Malaysia

Teo Chew Kongsi
Penang, Malaysia


Yeoh Kongsi,
Penang, Malaysia






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