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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 and of which the mine caps were not durable enough, especially over the course of centuries!).
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21 comments

Pam J said:

IT HAS ITS BEAUTY
16 months ago

Madeleine Defawes said:

Superbe petit coin de jardin !
Bonne journée. Amitiés
16 months ago ( translate )

Malik Raoulda said:

Magnifique et admirablement partagée.
Bonne et agréable journée.
16 months ago ( translate )

Jaap van 't Veen said:

Cool shot.
16 months ago

William Sutherland said:

Wonderful winter shot! Stay well!

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16 months ago ( translate )

Annemarie said:

wonderful this corner!
16 months ago

aNNa schramm said:

oh let's hope everything stays tight
16 months ago

MaggsMep said:

Love it. Keep warm Andy!
16 months ago ( translate )

Rosalyn Hilborne said:

A beautiful snowy corner Andy. Interesting info too.
16 months 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............
16 months 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.
16 months ago

Ulrich John said:

Looks very cold, Andy !
16 months ago ( translate )

Andy Rodker said:

~~~ººº+++Thank you everybody. Great comments from you all!+++ººº~~~
16 months ago

Helena Ferreira said:

Splendid!
16 months 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
16 months ago