Wallpapers & Downloads from Houghton-le-Spring Heritage Society www.houghtonlespring.org.uk

WALLPAPERS & DOWNLOADABLES

The buttons and links below lead to Houghton Heritage Society's downloadable JPGs and PNGs which you are welcome to download for your own personal use.

If you make use of our wallpapers etc, and want to show your appreciation, please visit our home page which has information on how you can support the Society with a donation, however large or small.

Many have kindly been prepared by PCimaging.co.uk who helped with the Houghton Feast brochure artwork.

If there are any desktop wallpapers you would like to see appear here, please drop us a line.

Downloadable desktop wallpaper featuring poppies at Greenshields Farm, Houghton-le-Spring

GREENSHIELDS FARM POPPIES

This PC desktop wallpaper features a view of poppies growing in the fields of Greenshields Farm, Stoneygate, Houghton-le-Spring. Very apt for the Great War Centenary year of 2014.
[POPPIES 1]

Downloadable desktop wallpaper featuring poppies at Greenshields Farm, Houghton-le-Spring

GREENSHIELDS FARM POPPIES

This PC desktop wallpaper features a view of poppies growing in the fields of Greenshields Farm, Stoneygate, Houghton-le-Spring. Very apt for the Great War Centenary year of 2014.
[POPPIES 2]

Downloadable desktop wallpaper featuring poppies at Greenshields Farm, Houghton-le-Spring

GREENSHIELDS FARM POPPIES

This PC desktop wallpaper features a view of poppies growing in the fields of Greenshields Farm, Stoneygate, Houghton-le-Spring. Very apt for the Great War Centenary year of 2014.
[POPPIES 3]

Downloadable desktop wallpaper featuring the Houghton-le-Spring Wild Boar in a variety of poses

HOUGHTON BOARS

This PC desktop wallpaper features the Wild Boar from the Gilpin Crest, as adopted by Houghton, in a variety of seasonal (and comedic) poses, including Valentines Day, Christmas, Hallowe'en, Easter, Summer etc.
[SEASONS OF BOARS]

Downloadable desktop wallpaper featuring the Houghton Feast 2013 logo

HOUGHTON FEAST 2013 LOGO

This PC desktop wallpaper was produced for Houghton Feast 2013 and features the colourful cartoon boar logo as drawn by Simone and Lily, local school children, for the Festival's programme of events.
[HOUGHTON FEAST 2013 LOGO]

Downloadable desktop wallpaper of the Houghton Heritage Society logo on an autumnal background

AUTUMN IN HOUGHTON

This PC desktop wallpaper features the colourful logo of Houghton-le-Spring Heritage Society against an autimnal backdrop. Click the button above to get the large JPG which can then be saved to your computer.
[AUTUMNAL WALLPAPER]

Downloadable desktop wallpaper featuring the Church during Houghton Feast 2012

HOUGHTON FEAST CHURCH

This PC desktop wallpaper was produced for Houghton Feast 2012 and features an impressive view of Houghton Parish Church. Click the button above and the downloadable JPG will open in a new window.
[FEAST CHURCH WALLPAPER]

Downloadable desktop wallpaper featuring Houghton's Parish Church, St Michael & All Angels, in the autumn sunshine

AUTUMN CHURCH

This PC desktop wallpaper features another great view of St Michael's Church, Houghton-le-Spring. Click the button above and the downloadable JPG will open in a new window where you can save it.
[AUTUMN CHURCH WALLPAPER]

Downloadable desktop wallpaper of the great east window in St Michael & All Angels Church, Houghton-le-Spring

STAINED GLASS WINDOW

This stained glass window can be found in the east window of St Michael & All Angels Church, Houghton-le-Spring, and was paid for by Sir George Elliot, Bart. Click the button above to get the JPG.
[STAINED GLASS WINDOW WALLPAPER]

Downloadable desktop wallpaper featuring the wild boar from the Heritage Society's crest

WILD BOAR

A colourful PC desktop wallpaper featuring the wild boar from the Heritage Society's crest. Make this your wallpaper and help to promote the Society. Tell your friends about our free downloads!
[COLOURFUL BOAR]

Downloadable desktop wallpaper featuring the mystical Seven Sisters trees at Copt Hill, Houghton-le-Spring

SEVEN SISTERS

The Seven Sisters are mystical trees growing on a neolithic burial mound at Copt Hill, next to Seaham Road, in Houghton-le-Spring. This view was captured in August 2012 around 8 o'clock in the evening.
[SEVEN SISTERS]

Downloadable desktop wallpaper of Houghton-le-Spring's old Hillside Cemetery and the memorial to Isabella Smyth, a publican

HILLSIDE CEMETERY

This colourful view shows the chunky base of Isabella Smyth's memorial at Houghton Hillside Cemetery. The magnesian limestone rocks can be seen in the background, photographed in July 2004.
[HILLSIDE CEMETERY]

Downloadable desktop wallpaper featuring the White Lion pub, Houghton-le-Spring, with a watercolour effect

WHITE LION PUB

This PC desktop wallpaper features the 1960s White Lion building, with a painting effect applied. Click the button above and the downloadable JPG will open in a new window where you can save it.
[WHITE LION WALLPAPER]

Downloadable desktop wallpaper featuring the Golden Lion pub, Houghton-le-Spring

GOLDEN LION PUB

This PC desktop wallpaper features the Golden Lion pub on a wet and damp day, with a soft oil painting effect. Click the button above and the downloadable JPG will open in a new window where you can save it.
[GOLDEN LION WALLPAPER]

Downloadable desktop wallpaper of Houghton-le-Spring's Old Rectory building

OLD RECTORY

The Rectory building in the centre of Houghton is now owned by the City of Sunderland Council. This desktop wallpaper shows a summery view of the Rectory. Click the button above to get the JPG.
[OLD RECTORY WALLPAPER]

Downloadable desktop wallpaper featuring the Houghton Diamond Jubilee Feast logo with a Union flag background

HOUGHTON FEAST FLAG

This PC desktop wallpaper was produced for Houghton Feast 2012 and features the Houghton Feast logo on a Union flag background. It was produced to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee in October 2012.
[FEAST FLAG WALLPAPER]

Downloadable desktop wallpaper featuring the Houghton Feast logo as drawn by Bradley McCarthy for the Diamond Jubilee Houghton Feast in October 2012

HOUGHTON FEAST 2012 LOGO

This PC desktop wallpaper features the Houghton Feast 2012 logo as created by Bradley McCarthy as part of the Heritage Society's Feast logo competition earlier in the Diamond Jubilee year.
[FEAST LOGO WALLPAPER]

Downloadable Facebook covers to personalise your Facebook Time Line.  These ones are Houghton Feast themed.

FEAST FACEBOOK COVERS

These Facebook covers can be downloaded and used to personalise your Time Line. They are themed on Houghton Feast 2012: "Brrr, it's getting cauld - it's Houghton Feast weather."
[FEAST WEATHER] | [I LOVE HF]

Join Fyass Byuk - Houghton Heritage Society's popular Facebook group

FACEBOOK GROUP

You can join Houghton Heritage Society by becoming a member on Facebook - or Fyass Byuk as we call it. We have over 3,300 members and the group is very popular with residents, descendants and ex-pats.
[FACEBOOK]

Videos and cine footage of Houghton-le-Spring

VIDEOS OF HOUGHTON

Houghton Heritage Society's YouTube Channel features exclusive videos of Houghton-le-Spring as well as footage from our heritage events throughout the year - and of course the ancient festival of Houghton Feast!
[YOUTUBE VIDEOS]

Old photographs of Houghton-le-Spring shared via Flickr

OLD PHOTOGRAPHS

Houghton Heritage Society has over 5,000 images in its collections. Many can be found on our Flickr page while our Facebook group has thousands of exclusive photographs as uploaded by our many members.
[FLICKR] | [ARCHIVE CATALOGUE]