1845 Rare Large English Antique Engraving of British Architectural Gems. Norman Era. Dunstable Priory Church, Bedfordshire Plate 40
This stunning large engraving shows the west front and details of the Dunstable Priory Church in Bedfordshire, England. From a large format portfolio of architectural engravings printed in London in 1845. The engraving has intricate detail and is printed on very thick paper. Finding engravings in this large format is quite rare, finding them in very good condition is even rarer. The engraving is blank on the reverse. The full print is shown in the last photo. Other photos show details from…
'Johnny Rotten' Just Gave A Beautifully Emotional Interview
John Lydon - better known as the hell-raising 'Johnny Rotten' - broke down in an interview with Channel 4's Jon Snow.The former Sex Pistol was discussing childhood memory loss he experienced as a resu...
Wild orchids flowering near Dunstable Downs, Bedfordshire, UK | The Flowering English Countryside (16 of 30)
Common Spotted Orchids, Dunstable Downs, Bedfordshire, UK The chalk downlands, near the town of Dunstable in South Bedfordshire, England provide ideal growing conditions for a number of wild orchid species - the common spotted orchid Dactylorhiza fuchsii is shown in this photo. The hills in the distance are part of Ivinghoe Beacon. The photos in this album ‘The English Countryside in Flower’ aim to show the diversity of the flowering environments in the English landscape and, where…
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Explore our range of spectacular events happening across the country. From behind-the-scenes tours to action-packed jousts, our events are a great way to get stuck into England's history.
Hula the baby hippo enjoyed her first outdoors swim at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire, England. The 10-month-old is the first baby hippo to be born at the zoo. She was named Hula because it's a mix of her parents' names, Hoover and Lola.
Houghton House a Grade I Listed Building © Martin cc-by-sa/2.0
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/houghton-house/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Houghton_House Houghton House a shell of a 17th Century stately home now preserved by English Heritage.
Dunstable Swan Jewel
Dunstable Swan Jewel: gold, white and black enamel; in the form of a standing swan with a crown around its neck from which is attached a chain.
Custom-made Reverse Applique Landmark Picture
Individually created, layered naturally-dyed textile art depicting your favourite landmark. I can make your personalised A4 textile picture of your favourite building from a photograph which you supply or source a suitable image of your requested location myself. The picture is built up from layers of naturally-dyed cotton and will be mounted a complementary handmade frame. If you have a particular colour range in mind I can dye materials to suit (this need not be restricted to the colours…
London and about......................part one.
When I was near to or about 18 I had asked my parents if I could move to London. My reasoning to myself was that I could see "my" band more often, that was not the only reason though. I wanted independence. They agreed on condition that I came home on weekends. What was I thinking? I was 18 and did not need their permission. I would have been happy to just stay up there at that point in my life. I enjoyed my life. Still, I had never done that before even though I had worked from the time I…