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This lovely timber framed threshing barn built in around 1610 always fascinates me when I visit Hodnet Hall Gardens.
BuildingHistory.org on the history of barns:

Often the dominatingĀ farm building is the barn, the storehouse for the grain crop. It can be recognised by its great doors – two opposite each other large enough for a fully-laden wagon [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Feb 21st 2015

The dovecote is a Grade II listed building and Scheduled Ancient Monument. It was built in 1656 and predates the original 19th century hall and is more contemporary with the 17th century Tithe Barn that is situated near by. The current hall is shown in the bottom photograph.

It was built with nesting holes for pigeons, [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Feb 20th 2015

…for Sean as promised.

14 Comments CherryPie on Aug 15th 2014

Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside awakens.
Carl Jung (1875-1961)

18 Comments CherryPie on May 11th 2014

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
Buddha

12 Comments CherryPie on May 5th 2014

To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
Jane Austen

22 Comments CherryPie on Apr 27th 2014

For I remember it is Easter morn, and life and love and peace are all new born.
Alice Freeman Palmer

12 Comments CherryPie on Apr 20th 2014

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