Richard's Photo Gallery - Sherborne

The flowery way that leads to the broad gate
and the great fire.

Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well   I. v.[58]

Abbeylands in Cheap Street Location Cheap Street, Sherborne, Dorset, OS Ref ST638166
Date 2002 March 24th.
Camera Olympus OM2-SP
Lens Zuiko 50mm F1.8
Exposure 1/60 @ F16
Film Kodak Gold 400 ISO

Off Cheap Street, where this building stands,

The Abbey Gate House Location Sherborne Museum, Dorset
Date 2002 March 24th.
Camera Olympus OM2-SP
Lens Zuiko 50mm F1.8
Exposure 1/125 @ F16
Film Kodak Gold 400 ISO

is the Abbey Gate House (¢15th). Sorry, Bill S. - no flowers in evidence.

Sherborne abbey close Location Abbey Close, Sherborne, Dorset
Date 2002 March 24th.
Camera Olympus OM2-SP
Lens Zuiko 50mm F1.8
Exposure 1/500 @ F16
Film Kodak Gold 400 ISO

Looking at this scene of civil commotion and riot you will not be surprised to learn that the abbey (far left here) suffered an arson attack by hostile townsmen. Alright, we're talking 1437 here.


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