Well, first it was just a rather tall tree stump, which several of us thought was a (sadly) dead tree, being dealt with gradually by the tree surgeons so as to protect the walls of the Historic Gardens; then one day a man with a van and a chainsaw appeared to work his magic… and slowly over a period of a few days the unmistakable shape of Owl emerged, perching on top of two large tomes. We understand there is more to come… we will have to keep an eagle eye (!) on the Mansion’s website and blog. But for now, here are some pictures of the Friends’ coffee morning today and a closer inspection of our new feathered friend.
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