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Photo Friday 
27th-May-2016 09:12 pm
K9 & Cyberman
Today they are mostly photos of a place about 3/4 mile from where I live.

However the first photo is re-taken for those who are not following photo_scavenger as I have posted the item there.  In England (for those who don't know) we have the King/Queen's name on a post box.  Obviously there are loads of E II R for our present queen ... however this one is more unusual -

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Anyway, letters posted we walked on to St Loye's Chapel.   It was built in the 1380's to serve a local rural mansion and is dedicated to the patron saint of blacksmiths and goldsmiths.  After 400 years it fell into diuse and disrepaire, and spent many years as a stable.  St Loye's emblem is actually a horseshoe.  As you can see it wouldn't give much shelter now, but I love the way it has been left in the middle of this housing estate.



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And, of course our intrepid explorer was there to check things out.
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In the afternoon I took Jiffy for his regular haircut ... so he looks nice and tidy again.  Here he is, in the car ready to go home for dinner
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Comments 
27th-May-2016 09:33 pm (UTC)
Love your photos and comments! Makes we want to visit!
17th-Jun-2016 07:34 pm (UTC)
Sorry for the delay in replying

Any time you visit, Jiffy and I would make you very welcome!!
27th-May-2016 09:47 pm (UTC)
Thanks for sharing the photos. That ruin is very picturesque and so is Jiffy!
17th-Jun-2016 07:35 pm (UTC)
Sorry for the delay in replying

That Chapel is great ... and Jiffy is, as ever, lovely!
27th-May-2016 11:06 pm (UTC)
I love the way it has been left in the middle of this housing estate.

I always love it when they do that too. Nice pictures. Jiffy looks spiffy!
17th-Jun-2016 07:36 pm (UTC)
Sorry for the delay in replying

Jiffy is a cutie - but it's rare that he looks that shiny!!
27th-May-2016 11:10 pm (UTC)
Jiffy looks lovely and happy.

The area near your home is so filled with history and very picturesque. I love seeing the photos.

Hope all is well with you.

*hugs* and love,
Kathleen
17th-Jun-2016 07:38 pm (UTC)
Sorry for the delay in replying

Jiffy is lovely, as ever.

that's one of the great things about LJ ... you get a chance to share your photos, and likewise to see other parts of the world

*hugs*
28th-May-2016 04:56 am (UTC)
Jiffy is like, "Are you taking pictures of me having a pee again? - Perv."

kerk
17th-Jun-2016 07:41 pm (UTC)
Sorry for the delay in replying

LOL - trouble with Jiffy is that he spends a lot of time weeing, so hard not to catch him "being busy"!!!
28th-May-2016 06:30 am (UTC)
I love how old buildings are kept like that!
17th-Jun-2016 07:42 pm (UTC)
Sorry for the delay in replying

It is great to see heritage being maintained.
28th-May-2016 11:46 am (UTC)
Interesting post box! I'd never even clocked the initials. Doggie is cute!
17th-Jun-2016 07:44 pm (UTC)
Sorry for the delay in replying

It's funny how something so ordinary is something we take for granted ... so nice to re-look at the pillar boxes.

Jiffy is a darling
28th-May-2016 09:05 pm (UTC)
Jiffy is uber adorable! I want to cuddle him... but it would make my Ruger far too jealous.


Gabrielle
17th-Jun-2016 07:45 pm (UTC)
Sorry for the delay in replying

Well if you cuddle Jiffy, then I get to cuddle up to Ruger *g*
29th-May-2016 04:56 pm (UTC)
I am pleased they haven't demolished it - and what a great place it would be to play as a child!
17th-Jun-2016 07:47 pm (UTC)
Sorry for the delay in replying

I walk past this often, but never spotted anyone playng there - I suppose that nowadays it's new phones and computer games that most kids prefer, sadly.
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