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Repton: Priory Arch

At the entrance to Repton School is Priory Arch. Dating to the 13th century, the arch remains a survivor of the former Priory Gatehouse. The Priory was founded around 1172 and was dissolved at the time of the Reformation. 17 more words


Bolsover Castle

It’s a good thing hubby likes exploring new places as much as I do…our weekend outings are fun and get us in to the fresh air. 188 more words

Things To See

Day 331: Froggatt, A Derbyshire Village

A-Z of the East Midlands: F is for Froggatt

What is the essence of England? The heart of Englishness? The epitome of what this country stands for? 961 more words

The Goal: Fortunate Children Raising Money For Those Less Fortunate - By Tim Jeffries Cycle2Faro

Our goal is to ride every inch of the way from Rainbows Children’s Hospice in Loughborough to Faro in Portugal. In doing so, we’ll be raising money for the Rainbows Children’s Hospice. 323 more words


Do: IndieTracks

I’ve spoken before on the blog about¬†how much I love trains, and specifically¬†steam trains

I’m not sure where this fascination comes from, but I do know that last weekend, en route to… 453 more words


Melbourne: Methodist Church

One of five churches in the  market town of Melbourne in Derbyshire, the Methodist church was founded in 1870. The building is constructed of rock ashlar and features mullioned tracery windows and pointed arched doorways with corinthian columns. 15 more words

19th Century Architecture

Melbourne: Cemetery Chapels

The cemetery chapels of Melbourne were built in the 19th century c1860. The chapels are at right angels to each other with a central tower between them and constructed of rock faced ashlar. 47 more words

19th Century Architecture