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Over the past years we have visited Montacute many times and watched the seasons change. These are a few of my favourite pictures of this famous Somerset National Trust property.

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March 2007 - The long view down the driveway to the house.

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March 2007 - The gate house.

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June 2008 - A shot from the formal gardens on the northern side of the house.

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August 2008 - The MG car club had hosted an event at the house on this visit.

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August 2008 - All the MG’s lined up outside the house.

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August 2008 - One of my favourites. An MGA.

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August 2008 - This picture is the result of some HDR processing which has combined three shots of different exposures to bring out the full dynamic range.

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March 2009 - The famous view of the house.

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March 2009 - One of the upper oriel windows.

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April 2009 - A longer view of the house from the parkland.

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April 2009 - The northern courtyard.

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April 2009 - A close up of some of the statues which line the upper story of the rear of the house.

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March 2010 - The stone carvings above the front door of the house.

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March 2010 - This picture shows some of the details on the lead drain pipes.

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March 2010 - The main entrance to the rear of the house.

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October 2010 - Golden autumn afternoon light illuminating the house.

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April 2016 - A very long shot from the top of the drive.

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April 16 - The weather vane on the top of the house. Looks like gold leaf.

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August 2016 - The long view of the house.

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January 2017 - A visit to see the house illuminated with morning light on quite a frosty day.

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January 2017 - The tree lined avenue in the parkland bathed in low winter light.