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Forde Abbey, Somerset
Chard, Somerset, England
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Forde Abbey is a wonderful stately home near Chard, Somerset. The house was created from the ruins of a medieval monastery, but it is the gardens surrounding the house that draw thousands of visitors every year. The gardens, complete with water features like the pond in this photo, provide a lovely setting for the historic buildings. This view is taken looking through the columns of a small classical temple set at the far side of the pond with the main house in the background.

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