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March 2007 - The Trendle Street elevation of the Almshouse. I have walked past this  place many times but until this visit I had never noticed the plaque on the wall above the door . The plaque is a “West of England— Insurance fire  mark. The picture below shows the detail. Follow this link for more information on insurance fire marks.

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March 2007 - West of England insurance mark on the Almshouses.

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17 May 2007 - Ascension day. People waiting for the choir to sing from the top of the Abbey tower.

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1 May 2008 - Ascension day. Waiting for the choir to sing.

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August 2009 - Decorative flower tubs in the Almshouse cloisters.

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28 June 2011 - I have never seen a floral garland over the entrance archway before.

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New Years day 2012 - The Almshouse Christmas tree.

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New Years day 2012 - A warm glow inside the Almshouses.

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24 June 2012, St John’s day. St John’s Almshouses with floral decorations.

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June 2013 - The Almshouse, Abbey close. Picture taken during our day exploring the hidden gardens of Sherborne.

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June 2013 - Almshouse upper window.

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June 2013 - Sherborne Almshouse “Cloister”.

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June 2013 - Almshouse gardens.

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21 June 2014 - Summer Solstice sunrise. The Almshouses bathed in the golden first light of the day.

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21 June 2014 - The Almshouse gateway arch decorated with flowers for St Johns day.

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21 June 2014 - The old weighbridge and the Almshouses at first light.

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June 2014 - The garland of flowers decorating the Almshouse entrance archway.

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Christmas Day 2014 - Abbey Close under the moon.