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water and stone 7-13

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treed archway over road near Lansallos (image from Street View)

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map showing distance travelled (map from Google Earth)

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After seeing hidden doors and arched roadways, I am on the lookout for other evidence of enchantment on my Cornwall journey.  So, when the road dipped into one of those treed valleys …

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treed archway near Lansallos (image from Street View)

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I was not surprised to see an unexpected stone stairway …

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unexpected stairway (image from Street View)

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and a roadside fountain …

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water ‘fountain’ in roadway west of Lansallos (image from Street View)

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I think this is a way of making the water in a hillside stream more accessible, but it made me think of the magical associations of woodland pools …

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July 25, 2013 ‘reflection’ Jane Tims

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Best View:  a stone house near Lansallos … pen and watercolor …

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July 22, 2013 ‘stone house near Lansallos’ Jane Tims

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old trees and old towns 7-12

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hedgerows along Raphael Road (image from Street View)

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After the picturesque town of Polperro, the road I am following takes an inland route.  I peer over the hedgerows and watch for other vehicles on the narrow road …

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be prepared to give way!!! (image from Street View)

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Near Lansallos, agricultural land spreads endless, to the very edge of the sea cliffs.  There are sheep in the pastures …  I just leave little unpainted gaps in the watercolor!

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July 20, 2013   'fields along coast near Lansallos'  Jane Tims

July 20, 2013 ‘fields along coast near Lansallos’ Jane Tims

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Lansallos is a charming village with places to stay …

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Rose Cottage, Lansallos (image from Street View)

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white houses, white blossoms …

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white house, white flowers and white cars (image from Street View)

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and an old (15th century) church …

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St. Ildierna Church, Lansallos (image from Street View)

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You can see the tower of St. Ildierna church from miles away.  The interior of the church was partly destroyed by fire in 2005 but has since been restored through donations.

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The village of Lansallos is listed in the Doomsday Book (the landowner survey done for William I and completed in 1086) as the Manor of Lansalhas !!!

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Best View: old tree near Lansallos … ink and watercolor …

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July 20, 2013 ‘old tree near Lansallos’ Jane Tims

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Written by jane tims

August 16, 2013 at 7:14 am

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