I pass this fine building several times a week and generally never give it a thought. It has become such a familiar sight that it almost disappears from my peripheral vision which is an awful admission; it deserves to be noticed. So by way of contrition I went inside this morning to pay my respects. I was rewarded by a warm welcome; the interior is kept at a constant 16°C, not for my benefit but for the organ’s (click on images to enlarge):
There is a wealth of information about Hexham Abbey here including many more photographs of its magnificent exterior: http://www.hexhamabbey.org.uk/.