Archives for October 2008

The President visits Carlisle

Attached to the side of the former Carlisle City Church in Lowther Street, Carlisle is this tablet to commemorate the visit of a President to the … [Read more...]





Eden Bridge Gardens, Carlisle

Walked and driven past thousands of times a day, the significance of these municipal gardens is largely unknown to the City's inhabitants. Situated … [Read more...]





Mawson Gardens Rydal Hall

                    Rydal Hall is situated in the heart of the English Lake District with stunning views over the … [Read more...]





Thomas H Mawson. Landscape Architect

Thomas Hayton Mawson is often described as 'the leading landscape architect of the Edwardian era'. His work ranged from landscaped garden plans … [Read more...]





Heritage Farm Equipment

Hidden in a corner off the main yard at Dalemain is an often missed snapshot of Cumbrian history. To the left of the yard is a dark passageway … [Read more...]





St. Mary’s Church, Wreay

Documents exist which denote a church at Wreay since 1319, in the reign of Edward II, with letters from Bishop Halton writing to give permission for a … [Read more...]





A Gem of a Village

Just five miles South of the City of Carlisle, lies the small village or Wreay (pronounced Ree-a).  It is thought that the name refers to its … [Read more...]





Josefina de Vasconcellos – in Cartmel

Cartmel is a small village in South Cumbria, with it's own racecourse, a large school and in places narrow winding streets in South … [Read more...]





Glasson and the Glasson Dock area – Lancaster

The village of Glasson is situated at the end of the Lancaster Canal, south of the City of Lancaster in Northern England.  It was a small farming … [Read more...]