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31 May 2008

Bentley Priory

English place names have a special place in my heart. To some of them we owe a debt that never can be repaid.

Yesterday, we said goodbye to Bentley Priory. And this piece of art is remarkable:

Stained glass at Bentley Priory

Filed under: random bloggy stuff,stuff — rpg @ 11:58

2 Comments »

  1. Thanks for the link to the nice article. Sounds like they sent the place off in style, and the future plans seem appropriate (educational centre, etc.).

    Comment by Ricardipus — 1 June 2008 @ 23:56

  2. We spent quite a bit of time there in the past few years as my brother in law was stationed nearby for a three-year term. It was jolly sad that they closed it, a lovely place. The Spitfire in the grounds, wonderful. Although we spent most time in the grounds, we would have lunch and wander round the house. One time I found the billiard room and spent about 2 hours browsing through the books in the glass-fronted bookshelves while various other people played a few rounds. I even bought one that intrigued me (from Amazon) afterwards, “What are the seven wonders of the world and 100 other great cultural lists”.

    Comment by Maxine — 2 June 2008 @ 2:57

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