Posts Tagged ‘churchvisiting’

Witley Court is a country house in Worcestershire which was largely gutted by fire in 1937. Although the house is still a ruin, English Heritage, who acquired the property in the 1980’s, have been working to restore the historically important gardens. In addition Great Witley Church, which is attached to the house, fortunately escaped the fire; it is a quite extraordinary creation to find in rural Worcestershire and well worth repeated visits. (more…)


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An account of a couple of days out in April – both during a week of glorious weather. First to Compton Verney which we had been meaning to get to for years. Compton Verney is an Adam House in south-east Warwickshire, near the Oxfordshire. The house itself is a gem as one would expect, or I would expect anyway for he is by far my favourite architect, and the gardens by Capability Brown also vastly pleasing. (more…)

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