Kingston Lacy: A Civil War Heroine, The Philae Obelisk & Tortoises

Kingston Lacy: A Civil War Heroine, The Philae Obelisk & Tortoises

Situated near Wimborne Minster in the Dorset countryside in an incongruous site. An ‘Italian Palazzo’ which would possibly be more at home in the Veneto. Light, Italianate and airy, whilst still retaining something of England. Perhaps it is the large double-hung sash...
Clothier John Lane at Cullompton Church

Clothier John Lane at Cullompton Church

With churches closed this year, I have been taking the time to look at their exteriors (when allowed out!). One church that has fascinating carvings that take the viewer back to the early 16th century is St Andrew’s at Cullompton in Mid Devon. On the south side...