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Edited Feb 22, 2011, 10:10
Re: The worst kind
Feb 22, 2011, 10:09
nigelswift wrote:
nix wrote:
How 'Wiltshire' was that?!



Dangerous to impose Wiltshireness as a criterion else the wrecking ball will be busy. Art Deco represented a period, not a county and the garage represented a pivotal period in Avebury's history.


I agree with you NS, though forgive me for being a little confused - wasn't that the very argument someone else used against the clapboard effect of a couple of the houses (most probably employed to ameliorate their impact).

The old village of Avebury and the Red Lion, with its sarsen stone forecourt are now part of Avebury's evolvement through history. No-one has mentioned the little chapel which stands inside the circle and is now used as a Tourist Information Centre. With many of the TIC's closing down, I wonder what the future holds for that building ...
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