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Cholmondeley

I’ll give you a bit of a tease, here are some shots of the Cholmondeley Estate.In this shot you can see the gatehouse we are staying in and the castle behind it, like I said yesterday it’s an inner gatehouse and is called ‘Somerset Lodge’

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This is the main door to the castle, it’s actually the back door, it’s huge but I couldn’t get anything to put near for a sense of size, you’ll just have to take my word for it.

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Can anyone guess what this is, sort of steps going nowhere, try to guess before you scroll down.

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It’s a Mounting Block, to make it easier for Gentry to mount their horse.

14 comments on “Cholmondeley

  1. Cool images Mark and, no, I didn’t know what it was. When I get a horse, maybe I’ll get one ;-o

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  2. What a wonderful place, I love that door and can well imagine the huge scale of it. I did guess the purpose of the steps, but only because I’ve seen them before. I didn’t realise you were actually living in the gatehouse, how marvellous!

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  3. I’m really enjoying this series. Wonderf shots. Love that door.

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  4. One could really play “king of the castle” on this holiday. Virginia

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  5. A very impressive door. The third shot looked a bit like a parapet at first sight, but I couldn’t work out what a mountain block was doing so high up.

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  6. Great images of a really cool place!

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  7. Se ve un lugar precioso!!

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