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28 May 2015

Lion House







 
 {a historic house dating from 1909. designed by George Woolacott. it was declared a national monument in 1990.}
 
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24 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for dropping by my blog today. It was lovely to "meet" you. And thank you for taking us to the lion house. I loved the detail in the carvings. Have a great weekend ahead.

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    1. thank you Jill! nice to 'meet' you too! wishing you a beautiful weekend!

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  2. The Lion House and a little cutie! Tom The Backroads Traveller

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  3. Love the grouping of stone medallions... thank you for the Lion House tour, the architecture looks fantastic!

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  4. Cute! I can imagine your girls thinking a lion lives there!

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    1. I love your imagination... my girls are more obsessed with wolves even though we don't have any wolves in South Africa... x

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  5. beautiful building. I'm glad they declared it a historical place so that it can be enjoyed for years to come.

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    1. yes, it is a good thing. it is a private residence and it looks like they are really maintaining the beautiful building. x

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  6. Historical buildings are so interesting --the details, the "stories" they come with. :)

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    1. they really are interesting... if only walls could talk...

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  7. What a great find. My favorite is your last shot with all those different plaster designs.

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  8. Gorgeous detail! The medallion grouping is exquisite.

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  9. I love the circles of the last one. Such awesome patterns.

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  10. What a gorgeous place. The lion on the steeple is pretty cool. I'm so glad it's being cared for.

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    1. thank you Betty! the lion is really cool! x

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  11. That is so cool! Were you able to go inside for a looksee? I love places like that x

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    1. hi Eva, we didn't go inside... would love to have a look inside! x

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