South Shields Daily Photo

A collection of images from South Shields and the North of England

Autumn colour #1

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The Red Lion, West Boldon near South Shields

The Red Lion

West Boldon lies just to the south west of Biddick Hall in South Shields and despite the urban sprawl it still retains aspects of it’s old village atmosphere. These traits are most strikingly displayed near the head of Boldon Colliery with it’s collection of older buildings, pubs, and church close to the road leading to Sunderland.

It is here that I found this public house, The Red Lion, providing a massive infusion of colour with it’s planters and hanging baskets. Having suffered a terrible grey and damp summer they are trying their hardest to lighten the spirits as we head into autumn.

Camera detail; Pentax K100D, 28mm lens, 1/350 second, f6.7, iso 800


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Written by curly

September 30, 2008 at 12:01 am

Posted in Buildings, Colour, Pubs, South Shields

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  1. Awesome windows!!! Not only the amount of flowers but also the shape and upper glass.


    September 30, 2008 at 1:55 am

  2. Lovely. I reckon you could sell this one in spades.


    September 30, 2008 at 3:30 pm

  3. I love everything about this!


    September 30, 2008 at 6:12 pm

  4. a lovely pub

    S Wilson

    October 1, 2008 at 10:42 pm

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