Richard's Photo Gallery - Forde Abbey

The greatest happiness of the greatest numbers is the foundation of morals and legislation.

Jeremy Bentham The Commonplace Book

Avenue of limes Location Forde Abbey, Dorset, OS Ref. ST359051
Date 2002 March 25th.
Camera Olympus OM2-SP
Lens Zuiko 50mm F1.8
Exposure 1/500 @ F11
Film Kodak Gold 400 ISO

Forde's Cistercian period stretched from the ¢12th until the dissolution.

Primroses Location Forde Abbey, Dorset
Date 2002 March 25th.
Camera Olympus OM2-SP
Lens Zuiko 50mm F1.8
Exposure 1/250 @ F16
Film Kodak Gold 400 ISO

Since 1649 it has been a family home. Amoungst those living here was philosopher Jeremy Bentham.

Bee on rhododendron Location Forde Abbey, Dorset
Date 2002 March 25th.
Camera Olympus OM2-SP
Lens Miranda 28mm F2.8
Exposure 1/125 @ F16
Film Kodak Gold 400 ISO

You'll find happiness strolling round the gardens, which have lots of variety and water features.


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Last modified: 2002 June 4th.