Mr Monkey in Berwick

"It's a Greek temple, but it's in Wearside"

Mr Monkey at the bottom of Lambton hill Mr Monkey inside the Penshaw Monument

Mr Monkey spotted a Greek temple on top of another hill, and, of course, had to stop to investigate. Apparently, this was built in 1844 to commemorate the life of the First Earl of Durham, who died in 1840, though nobody bothered to put anything about this on the monument itself.

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