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…Leads to a sunny excursion to Attingham Park

14 Comments CherryPie on Oct 18th 2018

The second location from my recent excursions is finally revealed.

Craig Goch
Craig Goch, the highest upstream of the series of dams in the Elan Valley, is often referred to as the ‘top dam’. It is located at a height of 1040 feet (317m) above sea level. As with all the dams, work started with the arrival [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Sep 6th 2018

… from my previous post

I revealed the first of those photographs as Pitchford Hall.

My next blog post will reveal the second location from that post. The photo above is a  second teaser to the second location…

I have just returned from a weekend mini break, meeting up with photographer friends, old and new
I have [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Sep 4th 2018

Pitchford Hall, a Grade I listed, Elizabethan Half Timbered House was recently, in 2016 re-acquired by a descendant of the family who owned the property until 1992. Pitchford Hall had been in the same family for 500 years when the then owner Caroline Colthurst and her husband were hit with financial responsibilities after investing in [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Aug 28th 2018

… So what’s new

I am currently in the middle of writing a detailed blog post which I hope to post in the next few days. The blog article is about a place I visited on one of my recent excursions.
But more importantly my mum is moving house and that is no small task, [...]

22 Comments CherryPie on Aug 22nd 2018

It has taken me a little time to get around to posting photographs of Ted’s Summer adventure to Ironbridge, lunching in EightySix’d and being taken on a mystery tour around Shropshire.

Ending his day relaxing on the patio as the sun went down.

16 Comments CherryPie on Aug 21st 2018

The 17th century tapestries which hand in the Great Chamber are either Flemish or French in origin. The tapestries are all that remain from the Great Chamber of a much larger collection that had remained in the hall for 200 years whilst the hall was unoccupied. The 9th Duke removed the tapestries from the hall [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Aug 16th 2018

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