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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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Clun Castle

Clun castle was built in the late 11th century to proclaim Norman dominance over this part of the Welsh Marches. It later became home to the Fitzalans, and important ruling family.
After the Norman Conquest in 1066, the border between Wales and England remained an usettled area. William the Conqueror granted lands here to his followers [...]

21 Comments CherryPie on Feb 15th 2017

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14 Comments CherryPie on Jan 9th 2017

THE GARDEN AT LINCOLN MEDIEVAL BISHOPS’ PALACE is a contemporary yet peaceful space elevated high above Lincoln city where you feel that you are soaring above the landscape along with the peregrine falcons who have nested nearby. Lincoln Medieval Bishop’s Palace is the only English Heritage property to have a vineyard, which is run with [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on May 13th 2015

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