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England - Cotswolds, Stanton

Stanton was one of the prettiest and picturesque villages of the Cotswolds during our visit. Walking around it looked as if time had stood still and little or nothing had changed in the past years and that all without tourists (and shops). It has a couple of streets lined with ancient houses (PiP1), built in authentic Cotswold style with honey coloured Jurassic limestone walls and pitched gables. The village has some 16th, 17th and 18th century houses and a restored medieval cross (PiP2). Stanton is derived from 'stan' (stone), from which it is built.
At the end of the village stands the Mount Inn on a mount. From the terrace one has wonderful panoramic views of the village and the surrounding Cotswold landscape. Just a pitty that we were too early, as the pub was still closed. Mount Inn is a village pub, dating back to the early 17th century, when it was a farm house.
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101 comments

Christine said:

c'est un immense et superbe paysage!
8 days ago ( translate )

Hansruedi Voegele said:

Sehr schöne Aufnahmen Jaap!
8 days ago ( translate )

Annemarie said:

love traveling with you
beautiful image.
HFF..............Happy weekend:)
8 days ago

Kawasirius said:

Magnifique panorama de ce superbe village ! Des photos de grande qualités !
8 days ago ( translate )

Madeleine Defawes said:

Beautiful English landscapes !
HAve a nice weekend
8 days ago ( translate )

polytropos said:

HFF minimalsim at its best! :-)
HFF
8 days ago

Jaap van 't Veen replied to polytropos:

At its best it would have just ONE fence.
8 days ago

Champland said:

l’Angleterre telle que je la garde en souvenir
8 days ago ( translate )

Jean-luc Drouin said:

Une très belle photo
8 days ago ( translate )

Proxar said:

beautiful capture
8 days ago ( translate )

Beatrice Degan(MARS) said:

HFF to you Jaap!
Superb British rural panoramic view..and amazing details in the Pips!
8 days ago

Gudrun said:

The light is good after the rain, a lovely and picturesque village! HFF, Jaap, enjoy your weekend!
8 days ago

Steve Paxton said:

Jaap one I also went through but such a lovely area. HFF from the bottom of the world.
8 days ago

Rosalyn Hilborne said:

The unmistakable Cotswold stone Jaap. Beautiful pictures.
HFF and happy weekend.
8 days ago

David Slater (Spodde… said:

A very nice view indeed Jaap. Best wishes for your weekend.
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