Before continuing with the second part of this post I will say that I am still having issues with the photograph storage in Windows 10. So, I have been sitting at my computer with my blog on screen and also my blog on my i-pad screen trying to not duplicate photos. The are still not in order and very mixed up and there does not seem anything I can do about that. I think it is probably a conflict between Windows, i-cloud and my photo album software.
Mentioned in the Domesday Book, the estate was the birthplace of Anne Boleyn, and during World War Two RAF air crew were billeted here, while its owner, Lord Lothian, influenced Churchill’s actions.
So back to Blickling and the kitchen areas
and more of the back stairs
Always when negotiating back stairs in these large country houses I always wonder how on earth the servants managed to them throughout the day.
I guess if they were not fit when they arrived they soon would be!
The Long Gallery
Seeing details of the ceiling through a mirror
A Curator cataloguing 12,500 books. Has been working on it for 5 years and says it will take 12 years all told.
yours truly taking the weight of her feet as they say!
The music room
Amazing tapestries that tell a story
There was a special exhibition on at the house and all the card and wrapping seen here was tied in with travel. I did not take much notice of what it was all about as there was enough to do and see.
The gardens are pretty self-explanatory and there was quite a but of colour considering it was October
Looking down the long walk at the back of the house
All that you see across this picture is one very ancient tree
The garden deck chairs had prints of past owners on the canvas
Hope you enjoy