Deborah (debris4spike) wrote,

I Come Bearing Photos .... Hopefully You Will Ignore My Absence That Way!!!

Yesterday I went back to A La Ronde, for my third visit. It is only a few miles from me, and a real treasure.

This time I went with Brenda ... we had been due to go out for the day nearer to where she lives, but I injured y back in a fall 10 days ago, and my old back injury has flared up, leaving me with a numb right leg, so I didn't want to risk a longer motorway drive.

The 16 sided house - designed by 2 female cousins in the 1790's after being on their own "Grand Tour" ... this wat they can always be in a room with sunlight
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Those circles are actually made by feathers
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The shutters are still the original ones
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The upper level was a shell gallery, now not accessable due to the damage
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Close-up of the overflow on a wash-basin
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Some of the many shell sculptures in the house
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I love this - a bookcase to fill in every space, and so squaring off the rooms easier
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The central hall can be opened up, or close off.  The silver ball in the air is original ... the first "disco ball"???
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It's spring
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They even built their own Chapel up the road, and laid down funding that means it is still in use today
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In the school-room
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Both have "Mrs", but neither were married
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Tags: brenda, camera, day trip, devon, holiday 2019, national trust

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