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The Other Day For My Birthday! 
7th-Jul-2018 11:26 am
James - Discovery Channel
The day before my birthday, my great friend Christine, and I, went to Cotehele Stately Home. This has the advantage that the family didn't live ibn it much for a couple of centuries, so is still as it would have been in "days gone bye".  So it is basically a Tudor home, although it still has a working water mill, and quayside, to increase the interests.

We had been about 10 years ago, but at that time only part of the house was open and it was especially to show the ravages of time, tourists, bugs, cleaning, etc of fabrics of places.


The gardens ... and Christine
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The Dovecote
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The House
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Inside the Tudor House
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Details of bits of the tapestries
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Details on the back of the chairs
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The Water Mill
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The Quay
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Comments 
7th-Jul-2018 12:50 pm (UTC)
I bet those tapestries were vivid when they were new!
7th-Jul-2018 06:22 pm (UTC)
They are still in amazing condition, considering their age
7th-Jul-2018 04:00 pm (UTC)
If I ever get the opportunity to go to England, I would love to see these places. So much history. Thanks for posting!
7th-Jul-2018 06:24 pm (UTC)
We are so lucky in Europe .... when I joined LJ all those years ago it helped to remind me how lucky I was living here.
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