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Panorama near Warcop

I forgot my GPS so it is Peter's map above

Sedum acre and geranium robertianum

Farm fortified against the Scottish raiders

Best foot forward down the old railway track

Colourful stump for Matt

This will enlarge so that you can read it

From the track

Viaduct

Water avens - Geum rivale

Figwort - scrophularia nodosa

Geranium sylvaticum - a northern plant

Water avens - Geum rivale

Viburnum opulus - Guelder rose

Dactylorrhiza fuchsii - common spotted orchid

Knapweed

Horseshoe vetch?

Rosa arvensis - Field rose

Along the river

We only saw a white micro-moth, but the weather was a bit damp from time to time

Dainty trees

In monochrome

Helianthemum nummularium - common rockrose

Mimulus guttatus - monkey musk

Bloody creanesbill - Geranium sanguineum

Lime kiln

the information on the right enlarges if you click on it

Marsh orchid

Primula farinosa - bird's eye primrose

Nice little beetle terrible photograph

Still rain on the hills

Smardale bridge

Alex and Peter

Are you looking at us

Geum rivale

Mimulus guttatus

Lovely situation

Fern

180 panorama

Long view

Suspicious sheep

Viaduct in sight

We go on the permissive path

River winds to the viaduct

Old hawthorn

Twisted trees

Ferns

Hanging on

Lime kiln from across the river

Windblown

Smardale Gill Viaduct

Alex and Peter striding out

Viaduct arch

Crayfish

Angelica

We returned to Great Musgrave, walked by the River Eden and visited the local church

St. Theobald's Church

Coat of arms with red squirrel

Bridge from the other side

Flowering meadow

Oystercatcher on a fence post

Evening light on the neighbouring farmhouse

Sidalcea candida - False mallow

The light kept shifting and we took a lot of pictures

180 panorama

Pity about the power cables

I went out at 7.30 on Thursday morning, but there was a fine Cornish mist and the pictures were not up to much

Wild flowers by the road

Weather Vane

War Memorial

Valeriana officinalis

Lathyrus latifolius lovely even in the misty rain

We went to the Bowes Museum in the morning in the hope that the weather would be better after lunch

Model of a 'Fletcher' type Loco (NER).   Designed by Edward Fletcher, the 2-4-0 locomotive was the prevailing type of express engine used on the NER in about 1872-82.   Cylinders 17" diameter x 24" stroke;  driving wheels 7ft diameter, boiler pressure 160 lbs, originally 140 lbs per sq. inch

Napoleon

Staircase

Chandelier

2 Chelsea parrots

Lovely blind

Inlaid table

Children's clothes

Underwear

Reflections in a mirror

Young boy

Decorative piano

Dining table with artificial flowers

Landing

There were many rooms of pictures, I have included the ones I liked particularly

Temple lamp in brass - Indian 1867

Hologram of the silver swan

Carpet

Eagle and Hare

Silver swan

Silver swan

Flowers

Fruit

Stained glass

Chandellier

Wasp-waisted dress

On the owner

Lap dog

Flower arrangement

Fruit

Fruit

Louis Napoleon

Bitch and puppies

Dutchman

Mourning dress?

Fantin La Tour - my favourite picture

Napoleon

Actress

Automated mouse

Mouse shown on a video

Farmyard

Poodle - French of course

Still life with monkey

Bowes

Map of the Walk around Dufton above;  follow the rust coloured dotted line

From the path

Bracket fungus

Burdock

Foxglove

Light on the hill

Cow

Owen marches on

Specimen tree

180 Panorama

Wiggly trees

Valley

Potentilla

The weather improved

Muddy path

Lovely day

Peter and the trees

Lime green light

Bridge

Two lambs

Ridges on the hillside

Wonderful foxgloves

Rosa rugosa alba an escapee

 

Light on the hillside

Farm

180 Panorama

St. Cuthbert's

Gravestones

St. Cuthbert's

Stream

Some colourful windows in St. Cuthbert's Church.   The one on the right would appeal most to the Vicar of Dibley

Lovely little tree

Angelica or Hogweed?

The grass is cut

Another wonderful evening; the weather continued hot and handsome all the way home the following day

180 Panorama