Archive for the tag 'English Heritage'

9 Comments CherryPie on Aug 1st 2019

Our plan for the day was to visit Dorchester having changed our plans and bypassed it earlier in the week. I was keeping an eye on the weather and thinking about a visit to Muchelney Abbey, a place recommended as a wet weather visit by the member of staff we got chatting to whilst visiting [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Jul 18th 2019

When we awoke we found that the weather was wet so we decided to visit the Royal Signals Museum. The museum is situated within Blandford Forum military camp meaning we had to sign in and show photo ID. I was signed in by a former Gurkha who gave me precise details for getting to the [...]

19 Comments CherryPie on Jul 11th 2019

Anecdotes and photos of my recent weekend away are coming soon…
For now I hope  you enjoy some photos from my short walk in Wenlock Priory on Easter Tuesday.

6 Comments CherryPie on Apr 25th 2019

Stretching across the River Severn, the world’s first iron bridge is one of the greatest symbols of the Industrial Revolution. But the Iron Bridge is now suffering from cracking and in need of repair.
To save the bridge for generations to come, English Heritage is embarking on its largest conservation project to date.
Each generation has done [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on May 5th 2018

In memory of Umberto I, King of Italy, killed on July 29th, 1900.
Built in 1904 in Duomo Square, placed here in 1930.

12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 16th 2018

Shortly after lunchtime the sun made a brief appearance so I grabbed my my camera and headed off to Buildwas Abbey. It is a perfect tranquil place to enjoy the sunshine.
As I a sat on a bench I was reminded of a previous visit when I was treated to the sounds of a Benedictine chant [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Aug 2nd 2017

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