Category Archives: religious architecture

Pleasure of Ruins / 10 Buildwas Abbey

A marvellous old ruin that quite surprised me when I decided to visit en route to a friend in the Midlands. Buildwas Abbey was founded in 1135 as a Savignac monastery, and there is still a fair sized ruin to

Pleasure of Ruins / 10 Buildwas Abbey

A marvellous old ruin that quite surprised me when I decided to visit en route to a friend in the Midlands. Buildwas Abbey was founded in 1135 as a Savignac monastery, and there is still a fair sized ruin to

Pleasure of Ruins / 9 Wenlock Priory

A post resulting from some banter with Meg (of Morsels and Scraps)  and also Jude (of Under a Cornish Sky) ….time to get this series going again. I have searched high and low for previous posts I thought I had

Pleasure of Ruins / 9 Wenlock Priory

A post resulting from some banter with Meg (of Morsels and Scraps)  and also Jude (of Under a Cornish Sky) ….time to get this series going again. I have searched high and low for previous posts I thought I had

Netley Abbey in a different century

In Pleasure of Ruins / 1 here, I posted some images of Netley abbey, taken around 2011. Today I was chatting with a friend and she showed me a book which had an image of what this place looked like

Netley Abbey in a different century

In Pleasure of Ruins / 1 here, I posted some images of Netley abbey, taken around 2011. Today I was chatting with a friend and she showed me a book which had an image of what this place looked like

Six Word Saturday: A magnificent old Romanian monastery roof

I’m not quite done with roofs! Linked to Six Word Saturday at Debs’ site here

Six Word Saturday: A magnificent old Romanian monastery roof

I’m not quite done with roofs! Linked to Six Word Saturday at Debs’ site here

June Squares : Rooves / 16

The interior of a synagogue roof, Krakow: Linked to June Squares at Becky’s here

June Squares : Rooves / 16

The interior of a synagogue roof, Krakow: Linked to June Squares at Becky’s here

June Squares : Rooves / 12

On Sunday, I showed the interior of the delightful little  Jaszczurówka wooden church in the Tatra mountains – actually, the Sacred Heart Chapel. It was built around 1904, and I found this information  here Well, here’s the external roofscape. Rather

June Squares : Rooves / 12

On Sunday, I showed the interior of the delightful little  Jaszczurówka wooden church in the Tatra mountains – actually, the Sacred Heart Chapel. It was built around 1904, and I found this information  here Well, here’s the external roofscape. Rather

June Squares: Rooves/2

My second post for this prompt from Becky, sees more interesting rooves from Poland: Another one, from the recent trip to Krakow, and there will be plenty more. Linked to Becky’s June Squares here    

June Squares: Rooves/2

My second post for this prompt from Becky, sees more interesting rooves from Poland: Another one, from the recent trip to Krakow, and there will be plenty more. Linked to Becky’s June Squares here