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Posts Tagged ‘wiltshire’

12 Oct 2010

27 Swindon Road, Wroughton

27 Swindon Road, Wroughton

Keeping it all in the family. I lived in this house for a year or so before my family moved to Australia in 1982. When we left my wonderful Uncle Alan and Aunty June moved in and have been working on the house and gardens - which are incredible - ever since. From the late 1960s until they passed away my grandparents lived next door at number 29. Now my cousin Jane lives there with her partner Andrew and young lads Alistair and Michael. ...

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24 Sep 2010

Lacock, Wiltshire

Lacock, Wiltshire

Ah, Lacock Abbey. Beautiful, circa 1200AD. Took a few photoes of Pip & Min in the 'cloistery' where some scenes for 'Harry Potter' are filmed. Other rooms here were also used for filming Professor McGonigal's classroom, etc. Those of you into a good bonnet drama on a Sunday evening will be thrilled to know that the village of Lacock was also the setting for 'Cranford',one of my favourite bonnet dramas. I think I found Dame Judy Dench's characters' house, you know, where she stands broo...

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23 Sep 2010

Wroughton Wiltshire

Wroughton Wiltshire

Some pictures from a day wandering around the village where I grew up and where lots of my relatives still live (see a map). I left when I was 10 so it brings back lots of memories. View Larger Map...

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20 Sep 2010

Avebury and Stonehenge

Avebury and Stonehenge

Hit the ground running on our first day in the UK. We arrived around 5.30am and were picked up from the airport by Uncle Alan. After driving us back to Wroughton and feeding us he then drove us off to see some of the sites of Wiltshire. Avebury Ancient stone circle much larger than it's more famous cousin plus a great old church. Stonehenge We all know what it looks like and it is incredible. Although I knew it was going to be busy I was still surprised at how many people were there. Ambienc...

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