A vintage steam train whistles as it pulls out of the station at the terminus of The
a shire horse drawn farm wagon used to transport the passengers on summer days
warm and fine,
behind the grand facades of Georgian houses are vibrant cobbled yards hidden out
an obsidian winter’s night transformed by shops decorated with white cascading
The sash windows of a former coaching inn overlook the market place in the centre
the narrow road to nearby coast travels over heathland, the autumnal bracken fading
to a golden brown,
the ornate ironwork of the town clock above the blue and white frontage of a large
family run store,
following the decorative bronze plaques on the historical circular walk of the Owl Trail
Sitting alongside wide shop steps, an impressive stone lion patiently watches over the
near a hall’s carved gatepost with a pineapple finial and Victorian gas lamp where two
walking along a winding undulating sculpture trail at a local country park among towering
the relocated carved doorway of a historical school house displays heraldic shields and
arching elegant lines.
A former wine warehouse with stone plaques where a picture gallery’s window displays
works of art,
an eclectic mix of independent shops and brick and cobbled buildings make up this unique
it’s narrow streets and cobbled yards are full of pictures, books and antiques,
this town you loved so dear,
walking around this delightful town in summer’s bustle or winter quiet,
brings you ever closer, brings you ever near.
In loving memory of Jane Farthing 1929 – 2017
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