Archive for the tag 'National Trust'
8 Comments CherryPie on Mar 31st 2017
The east front entrance to Powis Castle has been closed to the public since the castle was donated to the National Trust in 1952. In more recent years the stairs had started to crumble and one of the retaining walls in the terrace was in danger of collapse which could have undermined the structural stability [...]
10 Comments CherryPie on Mar 29th 2017
A comfortable home telling the story of a brewer, a widow and three generations of the Lander family
Tucked away on the edge of Wellington is this rare suburban villa and mini-estate. As you walk up the large avenue of Wellingtonia trees the red-brick villa is unexpectedly revealed offering a chance to immerse yourself in a [...]
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12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 30th 2017
The walls in the central hall at Wallington art covered in Pre-Raphaelite paintings by William Bell Scott. The paintings depict scenes from great moments in the history of Northumberland.
The result is a triumph of Pre-Raphaelite art, a colourful and vividly refreshing Victorian idealised vision of history, from the age of Celtic saints to the industrial [...]
12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 28th 2017