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There have been gardens on this site since 1622, when the original manor house was built by James Lewkenor. In 1804, when the current house was built, the gardens were enlarged and park was laid out, and the kitchen garden was moved to its present position and enclosed by walls.
Many of the existing mature beeches, [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on May 27th 2021

A C1 AD formal Roman courtyard garden, enclosed within the partly excavated wings of a Roman palace and reconstructed according to field evidence revealed through excavation and planted in accordance with known contemporary planting styles.
The site at Fishbourne was first occupied by the Romans as a military base in the early stages of the [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on May 25th 2021

All mankinde is of one Author, and is one volume; when one Man dies, one Chapter is not torne out of the book, but translated into a better language.
John Donne

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 10th 2019

Know most of the rooms of your native country before thou goest over the threshold thereof. Especially seeing England presents thee with so many observables.
Thomas Fuller

PS: Click on the photograph to enlarge it. You will see stars surrounding the moon

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 3rd 2019

4 Canon’s Lane is a beautifully restored eight bedroom house situated in the historic precincts of Chichester Cathedral.
All bedrooms are en-suite and offer stunning views of the Cathedral or gardens. It has 4 large double / twin rooms, 3 standard double rooms and a ground floor single room with wheelchair accessible facilities.
Breakfast is available in [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Feb 2nd 2019

12 Comments CherryPie on Feb 1st 2019

Over the years, Chichester’s Market Cross has become a well recognised feature of the city. It is believed to have been built in 1501 by Bishop Edward Story, who paid ten pounds to the Mayor of Chichester for the ground on which it is built. The Bishop allowed poor peasants, who only had a few [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jan 30th 2019

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