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Grave Yard Collection

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Portchester Castle K991184

Portchester Castle K991184
PORTCHESTER CASTLE, Hampshire. View across the site and Portchester Harbour from the top of the keep

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Sleeping angel statue, Highgate Cemetery a073906

Sleeping angel statue, Highgate Cemetery a073906
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, Greater London. A statue of a sleeping angel. Photographed by John Gay, 1970 s

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Lion statue, Highgate Cemetery OP04501

Lion statue, Highgate Cemetery OP04501
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, London. A snow covered, marble statue of a sleeping lion. The statue, lying on top of George Wombwells tomb in Highgate Cemetery depicts Nero his pet lion

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Statue of an angel a073601

Statue of an angel a073601
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, West Cemetery, London. The statue of an angel in thought, on the tomb of V W J Adamson. Photographed by John Gay during the early 1980s

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Highgate Cemetery a074736

Highgate Cemetery a074736
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Statue of an angel pointing skywards above a tomb in the East Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in 1985

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Stokesay Castle in the snow N080708

Stokesay Castle in the snow N080708
STOKESAY CASTLE, Shropshire. View across the snow covered graveyard showing the Gatehouse and the South and North Towers

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Highgate Cemetery a073965

Highgate Cemetery a073965
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, West Cemetery, London. The sculpture of a dog guarding the tomb of Thomas Sayers. Photographed by John Gay in 1985

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Cat a069843

Cat a069843
BOXGROVE PRIORY, West Sussex. A view of a tabby cat sat on a chest tomb overgrown with grasses and large daisy flowers, in the graveyard immediately to the south of the Priory Church of St Mary

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Lindisfarne Priory K011475

Lindisfarne Priory K011475
LINDISFARNE PRIORY, Holy Island, Northumberland. A view of the priory in the late afternoon with Lindisfarne Castle in the distance

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Tomb of Karl Marx, Highgate Cemetery a074709

Tomb of Karl Marx, Highgate Cemetery a074709
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. A view towards the tomb of Karl Marx, the political philospher who died in London in 1883

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Mistley Towers N100200

Mistley Towers N100200
MISTLEY TOWERS, Essex. Exterior view of Mistley Towers taken from the south east. Designed by Robert Adams

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Exhumation of Arthur and Guinivere J920413

Exhumation of Arthur and Guinivere J920413
GLASTONBURY ABBEY, Somerset. Exhumation of Arthur and Guinivere 1193 by Judith Dobie (English Heritage Graphics Team)

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Highgate Cemetery a074640

Highgate Cemetery a074640
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, London. A tree covered path and grave stones. Photographed by John Gay in the early 1980s

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Highgate Cemetery a073599

Highgate Cemetery a073599
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Swains Lane, Highgate, Hampstead, London. The ivy covered face of a statue on a tomb in the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay during the early 1980s

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Tomb of Karl Marx, Highgate Cemetery a074718

Tomb of Karl Marx, Highgate Cemetery a074718
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Chinese visitors studying the tomb of Karl Marx, the political philospher. He was originally buried in a more modest grave in the East Cemetery

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Highgate Cemetery a073625

Highgate Cemetery a073625
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Gravestones and tombs standing in the mist in the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in 1981

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Thatching a church, Suffolk BB98_14595

Thatching a church, Suffolk BB98_14595
Lowestoft, Suffolk. Thatchers at work on the roof of St Margaret and All Saints Church view from the south east. Photographed by Hallam Ashley in October 1949

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Church of St Merteriane N060912

Church of St Merteriane N060912
CHURCH OF ST MERTERIANE, Tintagel, Cornwall. View of the church and graveyard at sunset

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Whitby Abbey K100006

Whitby Abbey K100006
WHITBY ABBEY, North Yorkshire. View from St Marys Church towards the abbey. Hazy sunshine

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Tomb stones a074598

Tomb stones a074598
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, London. A leaning Celtic cross beside a gothic headstone dedicated to James Coward in the East Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1970-1999

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Robin Hoods Bay K011237

Robin Hoods Bay K011237
ROBIN HOODS BAY, North Yorkshire. View from graveyard towards the bay

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Gravestones, Highgate Cemetery a073399

Gravestones, Highgate Cemetery a073399
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, Greater London. Gravestones in the West Cemetery, showing the headstones of George Elsy Ruddock (d.1863) and William Ambrose (1832-1908), Late Master in Lunacy

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Gravestone DP032058

Gravestone DP032058
Graveyard detail. Lettering on a gravestone. Thy will be done

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Burford Church N070356

Burford Church N070356
BURFORD CHURCH, Oxfordshire. General front view of the church, with lamp post and gravestone in the foreground

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Yew tree at Aldworth CC72_01070

Yew tree at Aldworth CC72_01070
ALDWORTH, Berkshire. The old yew tree in the churchyard, which is at least 1, 000 years old. It was uprooted by a storm in 1976. A part of the old root still survives and had produced new growth

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Easby Abbey J870557

Easby Abbey J870557
EASBY ABBEY, North Yorkshire. Refectory from the South West

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Highgate Cemetery MF001668_29

Highgate Cemetery MF001668_29
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Snow covering the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in winter 1982

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Highgate Cemetery MF001674_22

Highgate Cemetery MF001674_22
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Snow covering the grave of Jean Louis and Elizabeth Cameron Mieville in the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in winter between 1980 and 1984

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Highgate Cemetery MF001688_27

Highgate Cemetery MF001688_27
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Looking towards the entrance to the Egyptian Avenue, with the statue of an angel in the foreground, in the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in October 1983

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Tomb of Karl Marx, Highgate Cemetery a097501

Tomb of Karl Marx, Highgate Cemetery a097501
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. The tomb of Karl Marx seen through the gap between two gravestone crosses in the East Cemetery

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Highgate Cemetery MF001691_01

Highgate Cemetery MF001691_01
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. A Celtic cross tombstone, carved with a sundial, in the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in March 1984

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Highgate Cemetery a074548

Highgate Cemetery a074548
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. View through shrubbery towards the pedestal tomb of Frank Holl in the West Cemetery

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Highgate Cemetery a074460

Highgate Cemetery a074460
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Statue of girl holding lillies in the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in 1987

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Highgate Cemetery MF001684_23

Highgate Cemetery MF001684_23
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. The statue of an angel pointing towards heaven in the East Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in May 1983

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Highgate Cemetery MF001577_35

Highgate Cemetery MF001577_35
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. The statue of a woman peeping out from behind a rose bush growing in the East Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in 1980s/90s

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Highgate Cemetery a074572

Highgate Cemetery a074572
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Graves in the fog of the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in 1992

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Highgate Cemetery a074510

Highgate Cemetery a074510
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Statue of a young woman holding a cross carved in the form of a tree, marks the grave of Emily Marianne Wilson, hidden amongst the woodland of the West Cemetery

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Highgate Cemetery a073642

Highgate Cemetery a073642
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Two celtic cross gravestones in the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in c.1997

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Highgate Cemetery a074602

Highgate Cemetery a074602
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, East Cemetery, Swains Lane, Highgate, Hampstead, Greater London. Looking between the slender trunks of three ash trees growing amongst the gravestones of the East Cemetery

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Muslim Burial Ground, Horsell Common, Woking 1917 BL23738_006

Muslim Burial Ground, Horsell Common, Woking 1917 BL23738_006
THE MUSLIM BURIAL GROUND, Horsell Common, Woking, Surrey. Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din, first Imam of Woking Mosque (the Shah Jehan Mosque) stands proudly beside the newly completed chattri (domed pavilion)

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: All Saints Church, Gillingham c. 1900 OP00613

All Saints Church, Gillingham c. 1900 OP00613
ALL SAINTS CHURCH, Gillingham, Norfolk. The remains of the ivy-clad tower of All Saints Church in Gillingham. The rest of the tower fell in 1748. The gravestones in the churchyard also remain

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Highgate Cemetery a074545

Highgate Cemetery a074545
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, London. The statue of a young woman marking an overgrown grave in the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay between May 1989 - Oct 1989

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: St James Church, Castle Acre, Norfolk N080181

St James Church, Castle Acre, Norfolk N080181
CASTLE ACRE, Norfolk. St James Church viewed from south east

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Lyddington Bede House J870171

Lyddington Bede House J870171
LYDDINGTON BEDE HOUSE, Leicestershire. Exterior view of the Almshouse, formerly the medieval palace of the Bishops of Lincoln

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Grave stones N071390

Grave stones N071390
KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY, London. Grave stones. Graveyard

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Kensal Green Cemetery N071387

Kensal Green Cemetery N071387
KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY, London. View through the trees towards graveyard monuments

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Tynemouth Priory N080060

Tynemouth Priory N080060
TYNEMOUTH PRIORY, Tyne and Wear. The presbytery and chapel against a grey sky with grave stones in the foreground

Background imageGrave Yard Collection: Lyddington Bede House J870169

Lyddington Bede House J870169
LYDDINGTON BEDE HOUSE, Leicestershire. Exterior view of the house and church. The house was originally part of the late medieval wing of a palace belonging to the Bishops of Lincoln



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