Archive for the tag 'National Trust'

Filed under Heritage

SunnyCroft

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 [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Mar 1st 2017

22 Comments CherryPie on Feb 1st 2017

18 Comments CherryPie on Jan 31st 2017

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

This photo taken through glass and in dim light is far from perfect but I wanted to share this exquisite model with you.

A model of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem which stood from 1145 until 1808. Perhaps more correctly called the Church of the Resurrection, this model is one of many made [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Jan 26th 2017

The Hampshire church treasure Hinton Ampner, is found in the ancient church of All Saints, where vestiges of Anglo Saxon work can be glimpsed in the mainly Norman structure.
Hinton Ampner Church of All Saints, sits on it’s hilltop gazing out to Gander Down, in one direction it looks to the Meon Valley, in the other, [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Nov 30th 2016

Older Posts »