Wentworth Castle conservatory
The old glasshouse/conservatory at Wentworth Castle, South Yorkshire. It was featured in the BBC2 "Heritage" programme in 2003. Looks a lot better now it has been restored - www.flickr.com/photos/10162480@N08/14732328211/in/photoli...
Kes Barry Hines A major Woodfall/United Artists Film. Published as A Kestrel for a Knave First published by Michael Joseph 1968 Published in Penguin Books 1969 Reprinted 1970 (twice), 1971, 1972 Line treatment on front cover photograph by Enzo Ragazzini From the back cover: Billy Casper is a boy with nowhere to go and nothing to say; part of the limbo generation of school leavers too old for lessons and too young to know anything about the outside world. He hates and he is hated. His family…
Nostell Priory - Obelisk
In the grounds of Nostell Priory, a National Trust property near Barnsley, South Yorkshire.
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The Administrative Building Monk Bretton Priory Barnsley Yorkshire
Founded in the 1150’s, Monk Bretton Priory belonged to the powerful French order of Cluny. Its monks followed the 6th-century Rule of St Benedict. Sometime between 1090 and 1098 Robert de Laci, who ran his lordship from Pontefract Castle, set up a priory of Cluniac monks at Pontefract. Those monks came from the great Cluniac motherhouse, La Charité-sur-Loire, in France. Robert’s family was rewarded for this gift with daily prayers to save their immortal souls, said by the monks at of St…
Half-hidden traces of the past, between Dodworth and Silkstone (2013) A lot woodland areas now look very rural and lush from afar - on closer inspection only meekly cover up an heavy-industry past. It's the funny thing about capitalism, that it leaves a world behind so fast (as it both redesigns itself and goes in search of cheaper labour) that it begins to look like the ancient lost ruins (such as the relics at Angkor, Cambodia) in a matter of decades rather than centuries.