280 years of history

by Helen Hooker December. 23, 2017 1013 views

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We headed back to Sussex for Christmas today, stopping off in the village of Fittleworth en-route. The purpose of this detour was to deliver our entries for the Independent Goodwood Photographers Guild photo competition. As the winner of last year's competition I had to put something in to defend my title! The competition's master of ceremonies, Mark, is Head Gardener at Fittleworth House so while we were there he offered us the opportunity to take a quick tour of the gardens. Naturally, the garden is fairly dormant at the moment but we were awe struck by this 280 year old Cedar of Lebanon. Miraculously it survived the great storm in 1987 when a large number of trees in the neighbouring field were toppled. One can only imagine the stories it must have to tell!

23 December 2017

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Scribe 2 years, 3 months ago

Merry Christmas and a very blessed NY2018 to you and yours. Thanks for the quiet for reflection during these hectic days with family and more family. XOXO

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Marilyn Grimble 2 years, 3 months ago

Beautiful image Helen. Merry 🎄  to you . Mxx

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