Archive for the tag 'Montacute House'

12 Comments CherryPie on Jun 2nd 2017

Montacute House was built in about 1598 by Sir Edward Phelips, whose family had lived in the Montacute area since at least 1460, first as yeomen farmers before rising in status.[6] The site was bought from the Cluniac Montacute Priory by Thomas Phelips and passed to his grandson, also called Thomas, who started planning the house, but died [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jun 1st 2017

Teach us delight in simple things,
And mirth that has no bitter springs.
Rudyard Kipling

10 Comments CherryPie on May 28th 2017

Place yourself as an instrument in the hands of God who does his own work in his own way.
Swami Ramdas

6 Comments CherryPie on Apr 30th 2017

After a good nights sleep we made our way downstairs for breakfast. Once in the breakfast room we found that a table for three had been set up in a prime location for stunning views over the garden towards Wells Cathedral and Glastonbury Tor. The breakfast was every bit as superb as it was on [...]

20 Comments CherryPie on Apr 25th 2017