0 Comments Look inside historic beauty of renovated gate house in Co Down BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Prepare to be charmed by the elegance, space and unique character of this exceptional gate house in Carnalea. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/house-home/look-inside-historic-beauty-of-renovated-gate-house-in-co-down-36983399.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/house-home/article36983393.ece/506bb/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-06-07_lif_41505514_I1.JPG Email Prepare to be charmed by the elegance, space and unique character of this exceptional gate house in Carnalea. Dating back to 1860, the house enchants with its period beauty and has undergone major refurbishment in recent years with a new extension creating a wealth of accommodation. The quaint style which makes gate houses so sought after can be found alongside clean, modern, luxurious finishes. The house has three en suite bedrooms, a studio, formal dining room with butler's pantry, open plan living space and kitchen, a … [Read more...] about Look inside historic beauty of renovated gate house in Co Down
A cast iron post box has been ripped from a brick gate pillar on the end of a driveway in Brant Broughton and stolen. The brazen theft is said to have taken place within a short space of time, between 6.50am and 7.30am yesterday morning (Monday), say police.The incident took place at a property on Sleaford Road, Brant Broughton.If you have any information contact police on 101 quoting incident 111 of May 14 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. … [Read more...] about Thieves rip cast iron post box from brick gate pillar
Plans have been announced for possible developments on Friar Gate Bridge in Derby city centre. The bridge is currently covered in scaffolding as Derby City Council finishes minor maintenance works. However, Friends of Friar Gate Bridge have outlined a number of possible ideas for the future of the bridge including a railway carriage restaurant, a market and a public garden/green space. Previously, the group was allocated £10,000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to conduct a study to determine how feasible it would be to upgrade the structure The investigation is still underway, but the future of the bridge will hinge on how viable the report finds it is. The chairman of trustees at Friends of Friar Gate Bridge, Howard Thomas, advised that it might take an investment of at least £3 million to get the ball rolling. He said: “The scaffolding that is currently in place around the bridge is due to council works to remove vegetation, clean stonework and improve the drainage … [Read more...] about Railway carriageway restaurant for Derby’s Friar Gate Bridge?
Scaffolding has appeared around the iconic Friar Gate Bridge in Derby. Derby City Council is currently carrying out works to keep the bridge in good condition. Access to the pavement is still available for pedestrians as red barriers have also been erected to guide them through the scaffolding. The structure has an interesting history as a railway bridge before its eventual retirement and protection as a listed building. However, its has deteriorated recently. Howard Thomas , chair of trustees at Friends of Friar Gate Bridge, said: “The scaffolding that is currently in place around the bridge is due to council works to remove vegetation, clean stonework and improve the drainage because it’s currently holding water. “However, this is only a minor part of what needs to be done. “We need a minimum of £3 million to put the bridge right and give it any form of economic viability.” The bridge was designed and built in 1878 by Derby man Andrew Handyside. He … [Read more...] about This is why scaffolding has appeared around Friar Gate Bridge
South East Wales By Neil Prior BBC News 23 April 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-43789217 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel There has been much talk in recent weeks of the proposed renaming of the newest gateway into Wales - the Second Severn Crossing.But just along the coast, at the confluence of the … [Read more...] about Castle gates ‘oldest in Europe’