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Archway - Tower Bank
Art Gallery
Captain Craster Memorial
Chapel Row
Church Street
Coastguard Cottages Coquet View
Craster Tower
Craster Village
Distant Shores
Dunstanburgh Castle
Dunstanburgh Road
Haven Hill
Iron Age Settlement
Jolly Fisherman
Quarry, Aerial Ropeway and Bins
Little Adam's House
Memorial Hall
Methodist Chapel
Middle Rigg
Radar Station
Reservoir 'Tank'
Robson's Smokehouse
St Peter the Fisherman
The 'Shute'
The 'Square'
Summer House
We Can Mind the Time
West End Cottages
Whin Hill
World War Two

Chapel Row

Chapel Row stands on the northern edge of Craster, its front doors facing north, away from the village. The terrace runs at right angles from the sea and continues the line of the chapel itself.

Joyce Shaw, whose family used to live on the Row, says that the five houses in the terrace were built after the Chapel by William Archbold, Bill 'Sailor', who built them for his five sons, none of whom actually went on to live on the terrace.

Chapel Row from the 'South Side' of the village.

Photo: Peter Howard

This photo shows the front of the terrace; the porches are more recent additions to the original design.

Chapel Row

Photo: Peter Howard

Standpipe ion Chapel Row
Photo: Peter Howard

This photograph shows the standpipe behind Chapel Row. Joyce Shaw, remembers her family, who lived on Chapel Row, using the sandstone plinth to sharpen their knives. This probably accounts for the shaped edges of the plinth. The ornate wrought iron grid could be an original feature.

For further information about Craster's old water system see 'Reservoir Tank'.

The following image is taken from a larger photograph, which is made up of many separate images, cut and stuck together to make a coherent whole by Sir Ivan and Lady Sutherland, which extends from Craster to High Newton and from the sea to inland of Embleton. One of the images carries the following number, 106G/UK.24June'45.F/202//54.... Unfortunately the end of the number is covered by another part of the image and may continue for an unknown number of digits.

The image shows the houses of Chapel Row, with the Methodist chapel above them and the Dunstanburgh Road smokehouse, now demolished, below.

Aerial photograph of Chapel Row, June 1945

Source: Lady Sutherland

A Craster Panorama

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