Category Archives: Visits

Visit – All Saints’ Church, Kedleston, Derbyshire

This church was formerly known as St Margaret’s and stands in the grounds of Kedleston Hall near Derby – the hall being the subject of an exercise in Part 4 which required me to visit a Neoclassical house. Much of … Continue reading

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Visit – Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

During September 2016 my fiance and myself visited Calke Abbey near Melbourne in Derbyshire for the first time and first impressions of the house were very high as it is set in the most beautiful grounds and which include formal … Continue reading

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Visit to St. Michael with St. Mary – Melbourne Parish Church

This visit came about after going to Melbourne for an art trail in September – Melbourne is just over 12 miles from where I live in Derby and yet I had never visited the town and was unaware of the … Continue reading

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Research and visit a piece of public art and also 20th Century buildings

For this final visit I could have done two separate blogs but decided to combine both due to the sculptures and literally brand newly opened visitor centre at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. I appreciate the Visitor Centre is … Continue reading

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Visit – Nottingham Castle and Gallery

For Part 1 of this module I was required to visit an art gallery which at the time I was unable to do but was able to visit in the summer of 2015 Nottingham Castle and Art Gallery and this … Continue reading

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Visit – St Giles Church, Calke, Derbyshire

My fiance and I visited this church as we returned to explore the gardens of Calke Abbey in Derbyshire and what seemed like a small plain parish church of apparently the 1800s disguises a long history that in fact dates … Continue reading

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Visit – Sudbury Hall, Derbyshire

During July and August my fiance and I have made 2 visits to Sudbury Hall in Derbyshire after initially concentrating on Kedleston Hall for the country house visit in Part 4 of this course – the houses were completed between … Continue reading

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