Tag Archives: National Trust

Greenways – 12th July 2013

Greenways – 12th July 2013, a set on Flickr. In the midst of a heatwave in England, and so we should, after all it is summer! Last week we ventured off to Greenways, the National Trust property and former holiday … Continue reading

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Compton Castle – 11th July 2013

Compton Castle – 11th July 2013, a set on Flickr. Described as a National Trust property, Compton Castle is still lived in by the family. You can look through part of the house and the rose garden which is delightful, … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – An Old Door!

There is something absolutely mind blowing about this door. This original door was on a bedroom at Compton Castle. Now encased within a wooden frame and sited in a passageway for all to see. The door is over 500 years … Continue reading

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A La Ronde, Exmouth Devon

Over the bank holiday weekend, we visited the National Trust house of A La Ronde, a delightful 16 sided house built in 1796 for two spinster cousins, Jane and Mary Parminter. According to my journal, we last visited on 11th … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Quilts

Taking part in Wordless Wednesday

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Killerton House – National Trust 30th September 2011

Killerton House – National Trust 30th September 2011, a set on Flickr.

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Killerton House, Devon – Part Four – Quilts

I particularly liked the Quilt on display, so much so, that I am going to share with you the photo yet again! There was simply something about this quilt that I enjoyed, so I was delighted to see when we … Continue reading

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National Trust – Killerton House – Part Three

Some of the big estates within England during earlier times had their own Chapel within the grounds. Killerton House was no exception and I was very keen to see it. Glimpsing the Chapel through the trees I love the design … Continue reading

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National Trust – Killerton House – Part Two

As we walked along to the chapel we could see these these statues of Urns, marking the pathway. What a wonderful way to remember the work and contribution of a loyal employee. Arthur Godfrey worked at Killerton for just under … Continue reading

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National Trust – Killerton House – Part One

Yesterday, making the most of the Autumn heatwave we headed over to Killerton House, owned by the National Trust. We have been there before, but a long while ago. The house looked smaller than I remember. There was some wonderful … Continue reading

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