Albion, Art

All in the details – A visit to Haddon Hall II

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

It was the morning after the Riddles of the Night* workshop that I have shared again recently. We wandered out into the landscape. Although the workshop was over, apparently, the work begun on the weekend was only just beginning…  Parts One and Two of the day’s adventures can be found by clicking the highlighted link.

Other than the Elizabethan connection, we really had, at that point, no idea why we had felt the need to visit Haddon Hall. We knew little about the place, apart from the legend of the romantic elopement of Dorothy Vernon and the fact that ‘ye harmytt’ of Cratcliffe Crags had supplemented his hermit’s income by supplying rabbits to the Hall for the pot.

We knew, though it had somehow failed to register, that the ‘Newark’… the chapel built at Bakewell church where Sir Godfrey Foljambe and the Knights of the Shrine had met, and which…

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