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Another (snowy) corner of my Mum's garden

That wall is about 50 years older than the house and extends from the street at the front right to the back of the garden and beyond. So it would have been built around 1780 and the indications from a very old and badly defined map I found in the library some years ago showed that it probably enclosed a large tin mine of which further records are non-existant. A survey report did reveal adits below the house but as the closest one to the surface is 50 feet down and the rock is granite there is no possibility of land slip, even if St Day is known as 'Sinking City' (as fields and occasionaly houses have disappeared into sudden and unknown - or perhaps more usually - unrecorded mine shafts opening up especially in very wet weather!).
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21 comments

Pam J said:

IT HAS ITS BEAUTY
10 days ago

Madeleine Defawes said:

Superbe petit coin de jardin !
Bonne journée. Amitiés
10 days ago ( translate )

Malik Raoulda said:

Magnifique et admirablement partagée.
Bonne et agréable journée.
9 days ago ( translate )

Jaap van 't Veen said:

Cool shot.
9 days ago

William Sutherland said:

Wonderful winter shot! Stay well!

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9 days ago ( translate )

Annemarie said:

wonderful this corner!
9 days ago

aNNa schramm said:

oh let's hope everything stays tight
9 days ago

MaggsMep said:

Love it. Keep warm Andy!
9 days ago ( translate )

Rosalyn Hilborne said:

A beautiful snowy corner Andy. Interesting info too.
9 days ago

Keith Burton said:

I like the way the snow changes the look of the trees and plants, especially on the branches on that nice looking small tree. Beautifully captured Andy.

An interesting narrative as well............
9 days ago

Jenny McIntyre said:

How interesting Andy. I must admit that seeing the snow here, it does hide a multitude of sins, giving the look of this garden a much needed cover. Your mother does have a glorious garden, which seems beautiful even at this time of year.
9 days ago

Ulrich John said:

Looks very cold, Andy !
9 days ago ( translate )

Andy Rodker said:

~~~ººº+++Thank you everybody. Great comments from you all!+++ººº~~~
9 days ago

Helena Ferreira said:

Splendid!
9 days ago ( translate )

Peter_Private_Box said:

Hi Andy
I like this picture very much!
A big contrast from sunny Spain!!
Best Wishes, HWW,, and stay safe!!
Peter
8 days ago