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A Trip to Ickworth House, Horringer, Suffolk - 22nd August 2004
My mate Dave "Trotsky" M, from Oz, and his chum Robbie, who'd visited Nosher several years ago, came over for the weekend for plenty of beer, food and a bit of cultural enlightenement, courtesy of a trip to a unique stately home.
next album: A Working Trip to Libertyville, Illinois, USA - 31st August-3rd September 2004
previous album: Paul's Stag Night - 20th August 2004
The unusally-shaped Ickworth House; the original rotunda and two long wings added later
Dave and Robbie amble up to the entrance
Wandering around the formal gardens
Rob does a 'Paulus the Wood-Gnome' impersonation
Ickworth is big on tree stumps: many interesting ones feature in their 'Stumpery'
The back, but altogether more attractive, side of the house
Sitting on the steps outside the Orangery (or Lemonary, really)
A quick stop-off at the Cotton Trowel and Hammer on the way home