A Trip to Ickworth House, Horringer, Suffolk - 22nd August 2004

My mate Dave "Trotsky" M, from Oz, and his chum Robbie, who'd visited Nosher several years ago, came over for the weekend for plenty of beer, food and a bit of cultural enlightenement, courtesy of a trip to a unique stately home.

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Dave catches up on all the important news of the day (not)

Dave catches up on all the important news of the day (not)

The unusally-shaped Ickworth House; the original rotunda and two long wings added later

The unusally-shaped Ickworth House; the original rotunda and two long wings added later

Dave and Robbie amble up to the entrance

Dave and Robbie amble up to the entrance




Wandering around the formal gardens

Wandering around the formal gardens





Rob does a

Rob does a "Paulus the Wood-Gnome" impersonation

Ickworth is big on tree stumps: many interesting ones feature in their

Ickworth is big on tree stumps: many interesting ones feature in their "Stumpery"

The back, but altogether more attractive, side of the house

The back, but altogether more attractive, side of the house



Sitting on the steps outside the Orangery (or Lemonary, really)

Sitting on the steps outside the Orangery (or Lemonary, really)



A quick stop-off at the Cotton Trowel and Hammer on the way home

A quick stop-off at the Cotton Trowel and Hammer on the way home

 
   
   
   
   
   

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