I love the shape of the gateways and the gates.
Typical Elizabethan buildings; chimneystacks everywhere !
This gateway leads onto the original Village Green,
right in the heart of the village.
This is part of a very old coaching inn,
and the original archway
leading into the stable area still exists.
The building is still an inn,
though an "upmarket" one these days :-)
This house is a total anachronism,
complete with neo-classical portico
.......I could not get a better photo
due to the car parked in the driveway.
One of the farms on the outskirts of the village.
Most are dairy farms.
Modern, but very pretty.
And a total descent into lunacy.......
we have two lakes, and the wildfowl often cause chaos
by parading across this very busy road.
The Council's Highways Dept put up a warning sign,
alerting drivers of ducks crossing,
and immediately some bright soul decided to adorn
the giant duck with the figure of a human
perched on its back as if riding a horse.
It always raises a smile, and my children are very fond of the sign.
It has been like this for several years now,
so I don't think the Council will bother removing the rider.
And no, I didn't do it :-)