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Report - Colin's Barn (Folly) aka the Hobbit House, Wiltshire: May 2014

Discussion in 'Other Sites' started by 21361, Apr 3, 2016.

  1. 21361

    21361 28DL Full Member
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    Another backdated one that's been done plenty of times here.

    Designed and built by stained glass artist Colin Stokes, (allegedly) as a haybarn in the 1980-90's.. Evolving over eleven years, this started life as a single storey shed. Built by hand, with no plans, using dry stone walling techniques and stones gathered from the property. Sold in 2000 due to a quarry opening nearby, this is now empty and used for some storage.

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    Dawn and Dusk. This stained glass area is apparently called The Hermitage

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    Here lie the mortal remains of Mrs Berthia Barleycorn, goose of this parish. March to December 1989

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  2. Bertie Bollockbrains

    Bertie Bollockbrains 28DL Regular User
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    You really should had made the effort to meet the farmer, he's such a nice chap
     
  3. The Lone Shadow

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    Quality that - What interesting looking building!
     
  4. WelshMoocher

    WelshMoocher Hello Dave!
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    Really enjoyed that, great pics.
     
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