Day 77~366

Had a lovely day out in the sunshine with my pal Sophie. We went to visit Path Head water mill at Blaydon, then on to Gibside. I found lots of squares in Gibside but as we went out this evening too have not had time to process the pictures, so just did this one for now. Might have to do a Fraggle Report tomorrow ūüôā

Gibside

A couple of weekends past, my friend Sophie and I went on a photo outing at Gibside,¬†¬†a country estate, set amongst the peaks and slopes of the Derwent Valley. ¬†Previously owned by the¬†Bowes-Lyon¬†family. It is now a¬†National Trust¬†property. The main house on the estate is now a shell, although the property is most famous for its chapel. The stables, walled garden¬†and Banqueting House¬†are also intact. ¬†It is also the childhood home of¬†Mary Bowes, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne¬†(24 February 1749 ‚Äď 28 April 1800), known as “The Unhappy Countess”, who was an 18th-century British heiress, notorious for her licentious lifestyle,…