Posts about national trust

Castlerigg Stone Circle, Cumbria

Although we’d been in torrential rain just a quarter of an hour earlier, the rain let up just before we arrived at Castlerigg. After waiting for a few minutes for a small coach party to disperse, I headed to the far side of the field to capture the panorama and sunlight sweeping across the distant […]

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Oriel Window, Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire

The window which William Henry Fox Talbot photographed in August 1835; his first successful photograph, using the camera and chemical process he invented and which was developed to form the basis of modern chemical-process photography.

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Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire

Although some scenes from the Harry Potter films were recorded in the abbey, the terracotta figures in the main hall have nothing to do with the films. They were commissioned by John Ivory Talbot in 1754.

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