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Plantations and Plantation Gates

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The No Gate Gatehouse
Photo: DTease
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Item #: 32075
The Gatehouse to the Plantations at the top of Hall Lane. 1993
I believe there is a gate there now.

Comment by: Helen of Troy on 13th April 2020 at 13:50

Thats a good photo DTease, a not so little, gatehouse. Must have seen a good few carriages & visitors go by in its time.

Comment by: DTease on 13th April 2020 at 15:47

I read somewhere Helen, that the original gate was opened by a wheel inside the gatehouse so that the gatekeeper didn't have to go out in the rain.

Comment by: DTease on 14th April 2020 at 21:01

Rumour has it, Helen, that there were so many comings and goings by His Nibs that when the Gatekeeper retired he had a bald patch where his forelock used to be!

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