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Great Dixter

By Sezz    
The original Northiam house, known as Dixter, dating from the mid-15th century, was acquired by a businessman named Nathaniel Lloyd in 1909. He had a 16th-century house in a similar style moved from Kent and the two were combined with new work by Lutyens to create a much larger house, which was rechristened Great Dixter. It is a romantic recreation of a medieval manor house, complete with great hall, parlour, solar and yeoman's hall Lloyd and Lutyens began the garden at Great Dixter, but it was Lloyd's son Christopher Lloyd, a well known garden writer and television personality, who made it famous.

Thank you for your time, your thoughts/comments are always welcome.

Regards - Sarah x

Tags: House Architecture Gardens East sussex Northiam Great Dixter

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paulknight 11 2 9 New Zealand
6 Jul 2017 10:30AM
Great depth of field and composition. Beautiful image.
6 Jul 2017 10:36AM
Excellent image
6 Jul 2017 10:52AM
England at its best Sarah and beautifully captured. Excellent!

woolybill1 Plus
14 38 78 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2017 11:29AM
Really lovely, Sarah, the epitome of country-house England.
Good to see you on site once again Smile
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.9k 2457 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2017 11:35AM
Idyllic. We are lying in the long grasses, feeling the sun and the breeze, looking up through half-closed eyes.
Good to see you around.
franken Plus
19 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2017 12:05PM
cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
6 Jul 2017 12:50PM
Looks wonderful...well composed Smile
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 19 Canada
6 Jul 2017 1:13PM
Looks so lovely with it's masses of flowers. One thinks they hear the bees and smell the flowers.
ddolfelin Plus
9 103 3 Wales
6 Jul 2017 4:27PM
A perfect view of this charming place.
Irishkate Plus
11 45 121 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2017 7:01PM
All we need are the chocolates!
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kaz1 11 310 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2017 7:06PM
A very beautiful image.
Nikonuser1 Plus
9 168 16 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2017 9:40AM
A great capture Sarah GrinGrin

Sezz 16 619 15 England
7 Jul 2017 10:40AM
Thanks to all for your kind comments and votes, always appreciated!

Peter, many thanks for your UA and to jasper87 for the GEA, a wonderful surprise!

Sarah x
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
7 Jul 2017 3:14PM
Good to see you back uploading on EPZ, Sarah Smile A very lovely house here amidst a lovely setting, looks so typically English Smile Loving it Wink
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Sezz 16 619 15 England
7 Jul 2017 3:27PM
Many thanks For your kind words Trevor and for your UA, really appreciated!

My thanks also to Kaz1 for your UA Smile

Sarah x
exposure Plus
17 6.0k United Kingdom
31 Jul 2017 12:22PM
A beautiful country scene...lovely detail, write up & tones Sarah.

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