Monday, November 23, 2015
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Wednesday, November 18, 2015
A few details of the lovely frieze in the night nursery. it is by sporting artist and book illustrator Cecil Adams.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Some of the beautiful rooms at Wightwick Manor.
The inscription over the fireplace in the bedroom reads
'Imaginations calm and fair.
The memory like a cloudless air.
The conscience as a sea at rest.'
Monday, November 16, 2015
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Sunday, November 08, 2015
The gables of Wightwick Manor are complete with quotations.
'Welcome ever smiles and farewell goes out sighing'
Others include lines from the poem, To Phyllis, to Love and Live with him by Robert Herrick
'What sweets the country can afford shall bless thy bed and bless thy board'
'Live, live with me and thou shalt see the pleasures I'll prepare for thee'
'Thy feasting tables shall be hills with daisies spread and daffodils'
To Phyllis, to Love and Live with him by Robert Herrick
Saturday, November 07, 2015
This was the home of the Manders Family and is described as the haven of a romantic industrialist.