Thursday, 11 July 2013

Levens Hall Part 1 of 3

Levens Hal and Gardens is situated on the road between Milnthorpe and Kendal. The first house on the site was a pele tower built by the Redman family in around 1350. Much of the present building dates from the Elizabethan era when the Bellingham family extended the house. 
The front door.
The House and just a small part of the gardens.

A precarious seat on this miniature traction engine.
Here she is. Bertha, a full size traction engine. 
Chicken des res.
The residents. 
Croquet on the lawn.
Glass of Pimm's anyone? 

The front lawn.
An open gate. 
Hare on a plinth. 
The herb garden. 
Herbacious borders.

Hops and a seat. 
(PLEASE NOTE - All the above images taken at Levens Hall are by our Roving Lakeland Correspondent. Part two of this series will appear tomorrow).

1 comment:

  1. I remember visiting this house some years ago, a great set of photo's Mike. You've covered such a range of subjects here, looking forward to seeing the next installment. David.