A view of Blenheim Palace

Here is one of my sketch views of Blenheim Palace and grounds. This is the view from just inside the town gate if you approach Blenheim from Woodstock- also good as part of a walk around the lake.

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Arlington Row, Bibury

Arlington Row is a well known Cotswolds beauty spot in the village of Bibury. This row of cottages, set next to the stream and water meadows, would have originally have been estate or workers cottages. Now preserved as a tourist attraction but also as desirable lived-in cottages -as long as you don’t mind tourists loitering […]

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No. 26 Cornmarket, Oxford

Another of my studies of buildings around Oxford. This is a view of No.26 on the corner of Cornmarket and Ship Street in Oxford.

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A view of Oxford High Street

Another of my Oxford townscapes – this is my take on the view of Oxford High Street from outside the Hotel Chocolat shop – more chocolate coated orange tangs!

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A sketch of St. Mary’s church in Swinbrook, Oxfordshire

This is one of my earlier sketches of the church at Swinbrook in western Oxfordshire, a few miles along the Windrush valley from Burford. The church is presently undergoing repairs so is partly covered by scaffolding and a protective roof, but it is still a pretty village at this time of year – with a […]

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A view down Cornmarket Street in Oxford

Another attempt at the view down Cornmarket Street in Oxford. The tower is the old Saxon tower at the Church of St. Michael at the Northgate which formerly was next to the old city walls. The building in front of it is the timber framed buildings of Nos 26-27 Cornmarket, now housing a Pret and […]

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A church porch at Aston Upthorpe, Southern Oxfordshire

Between them the adjoining villages of Aston Upthorpe and Aston Tirrod have three churches, all of which are quite distinct in character. This is a watercolour of the porch of All Saints Church, which is probably the oldest of the three.

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