|Lady tower, Farleigh Hungerford Castle , Somerset|
A significant slice of British history can be learnt through the ups and downs of this family who played roles in the Wars of the Roses, The Reformation and Civil War. The castle is well worth a visit. Farleigh Hungerford castle
|Rare Medieval Wall painting in the Chapel at Farleigh Hungerford Castle|
of St George sleighing the dragon
The Hungerford name got me thinking.
the world of Selling is never that far away
- for there was a market – Hungerford market -that stood on the north bank of the Thames near Charing Cross on London’s Strand from about 1680.
|Nelson with snow - top of Nelson's column , Trafalgar Square|
|The Watergate steps of York House - Duke of Buckingham just down from where the Hungerford steps would have been. A reminder that before the Thames embankment the river Thames flood would have been higher|
An example of the dangers of too broad a product offering
“the penny lick.”This was perhaps the first time that ice cream was made available to the paying general public.
|View of The River Thames, London's embankment - Hungerford Bridge in background|
|Pedestrian walkway of Hungerford Bridge ( East side) towards Embankment on the north side|