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“I fall in love with Britain every day, with bridges, buses, blue skies... but it’s a brutal world, man.” ― Pete Doherty

Archway in the 12th Century Ruins of White Ladies Priory, Shropshire, England All Original Photography by vwcampervan-aldri...

Palladian Bridge at Wilton House.

Snowy Oxford | England (by Lyon Photography)

lndnwlkr: Tufton Street, Westminster, London (by carregcennen)

Barley field in Ashcombe, South Devon, SW England

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Lydford Castle and Saxon Town- Beautifully sited on the fringe of Dartmoor, Lydford boasts three defensive features. Near the centre is a 13th-century tower on a mound, built as a prison. via English Heritage

Okehampton Castle -the remains of the largest castle in Devon, in an outstandingly picturesque setting on a wooded spur above the rushing River Okement. Begun soon after the Norman Conquest as a motte and bailey castle with a stone keep, it was converted into a residence in the 14th century by Hugh Courtenay, Earl of Devon, much of whose work survives. After the last Courtenay owner fell foul of Henry VIII in 1538, it declined into an allegedly haunted ruin. via English Heritage

A 600 year old cottage, the Old Post Office in Tintagel, north Cornwall is under care of the National Trust UK.

The King Arthur stone Slaughterbridge, Cornwall. First recorded by Carew in 1602 it had lain on the river bank for a 1000 years before. It is a 6th century memorial stone which coincides with the legendary last battle between Arthur & his nephew Mordred, referred to as the battle of Camlann. Inscribed in Latin & rare Ogam , an ancient Celtic script. The Ogham dates the Stone to around the 6th century and indicates the presence of Southern Irish people in North Cornwall at this time.

The Tournai Marble Font, as it is known, in Winchester Cathedral, is the place of Prince Arthur's christening on 24 September 1485. He was wrapped in a crimson and gold mantle. His name, Arthur, was purposely chosen to evoke memories of the great legendary British king of the same name. The font made of polished stone (not marble) has carved depictions associated with St. Nicholas.

The pretty Coach House holiday cottage stable door entrance (sleeps 2 to 4). Location: West Down House, Bradworthy, Holsworthy, Devon UK EX22 7RZ www.westdownhouse... #vacation #rental

These are Wapping Old Stairs in London, dating from the 18th Century. Nearby is Execution Dock, where pirates, Captain Kidd among them, where hanged. The bodies were then chained to a post and three tides where allowed to wash over them before removal.