Above the house is an ornamental pond, its a really nice spot in the summer with plenty of fish in the water, however they all seem to be in hiding and I didnt see any at all on this day. Maybe they were keeping warm! I've had a few people ask how [...]
The penultimate image and panorama in the series of Cotehele House showing the ornamental gardens.
The present house was built between 1485 and 1539 during the reigns of Richard III, Henry VII and Henry VIII. Sir Richard Edgcumbe, was rewarded for his loyalty to Henry Tudor at the Battle of Bosworth (the battle was in 1485), started to completely remodel the original 13th century property. Following Richard Edgcumbe's death 4 [...]
Local to where my Mum lives is a beautiful National Trust house.I've been going here for over 20 years, well before I had an interest in photography. The house was built around 1485 and is one of the least changed Tudor buildings in the UK. I took the opportunity to check it out again over [...]
Polesden Lacy is a Beautiful 566-hectare (1,400-acre) estate located in an exceptional setting and enjoying stunning views across the Surrey Hills. The house was remodelled in 1906–9 by the Hon. Mrs Ronald Greville, a well-known Edwardian hostess, and was the venue for the honeymoon of the future King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. The house [...]