The church of St Mary and St Martin in Blyth is now a parish church but was originally built as a Benedictine monastery.
The most interesting feature in the church is the Doom (or Last Judgement) painting on the large east wall, which was only 're-discovered' in 1985 and restoration came shortly after.
A notice in front of the painting mentions Christ sitting on a 'rainbow throne' with St Mary, St John and eleven apostles. An extra note adds that the painting was used as a 'Biblical teaching aid' (for the illiterate).
A detail from the lower part of the painting.
Gothic vaulting, the nave.