The Guildhall in Berwick-upon-Tweed (the northernmost town in England), Northumberland, England.

Built in the 1750s, it is possibly the town’s most handsome building, facing and dominating broad Marygate. Of rich brown stone in a Classical design, it has a grand portico with giant Tuscan columns and a tall spire.

The bells ring for Holy Trinity Church as well as the curfew. The top floor used to be a jail and prisoners were aired on the balcony round the roof.

The restoration of the hall reinstated the Buttermarket in the colonnaded rear ground floor and brought in a coffee-bar and small shop.

Three bracketed JPGs converted to HDR in Photomatix.


Related shots can be found at: England or you can look at all my HDR shots.

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  • Smile
    Smileover 6 years ago

    This is a wonderful looking building, excellent perspecitve, the textures and colours are great, fantastic capture

  • Bootiewootsy
    Bootiewootsyover 6 years ago


  • Sean Farragher
    Sean Farragherover 6 years ago

    great catch

  • Varinia   - Globalphotos
    Varinia - Gl...over 6 years ago

    Lovely shot, what great architecture :)

  • amarica
    amaricaover 6 years ago


  • handprintz
    handprintzover 6 years ago

    Great perspective and narrative Tom

  • Antoine Dagobert
    Antoine Dagobertover 6 years ago

    great POV, detail and color mate..well done!

  • pollyh
    pollyhover 6 years ago

    Such awesome architecture Tom, great perspective, beautifully captured!

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownover 5 years ago

    Terrific & instantly recognisable Tom!!

  • Cheers buddy, you found an old one.

    – Tom Gomez

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownover 5 years ago

    Thought you meant me for a minute Tom, the day I find myself the world will stop spinning!!

  • Don’t do that, we will all fall off …

    – Tom Gomez

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