We are working on the attic and it’s been a little while since I posted, so this is a little catch up on our progress in the attic room. 206 more words
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Another road trip. Another refreshment break courtesy of the National Trust.
Clumber Park was established as a deer park at the beginning of the 18th Century, a fenced of area for the local gentry to go hunting, though over the years the hunting lodge was developed to become the manor house of the Dukes of Newcastle. 445 more words
The final part of Manchester’s forgotten Georgian heritage again focuses on a former domestic properties. However unlike the other two posts about 67-71 Princess Street and 35 King Street, the three properties on Bradley Street (numbers 4,6 & 8) were built for the working classes and were effectively overcrowded slum housing and therefore it is a miracle they have even survived into the twenty-first century. 1,267 more words
A Lockerbie constituent has expressed concern at the easily accessible lead surrounds in the ground floor windows at the Town Hall on the High Street – I raised this will officers as to the wisdom of protecting this in some way, maybe with a tasteful transparent covering, as it could be seen as valuable and very difficult to replace. 69 more words