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Rangemore

My house in England was for several years in the tiny village of Rangemore, near the old market town of Lichfield, and the famous brewing town of Burton on Trent.  The house was in 'the mews' (the former separate coach house and servants quarters) of Rangemore Hall, at one time the home of Lord Bass, of Bass Ale fame.  King Edward VII was a frequent visitor to the hall, while hunting.  Prince Charles still visits the Meynell Ingram Arms, Rangemore's local country pub, as there is much Duchy of Cornwall land nearby.

The gates to Rangemore Hall and the Mews.

The clock tower, listed as a historical monument.

Rangemore Hall Mews. There are ancient cobblestones and a fountain in the courtyard.

The living room. The oil painting from 1871 has been in my family for many years. Rich now has it in California.

Rangemore was delightful at Christmas.

In my office at Rangemore I wrote the computer program which helped Telmar to win a big SBC (AT&T) supply contract.

Norah looked after my house at Rangemore when I was not there.

Barbara, Verity and Carol at the nearby Dovecliffe Hall restaurant.

Don and Val Burnell lived nearby.

Rangemore Hall, with the Edward VII wing on the left. Lu got married in the hall, and beside the lake.

The ballroom at Rangemore Hall was renovated by our friends Sue and Derek Davies.

A street in the nearby old market town of Lichfield.

Shopping at Morrisons, our local store. They have a whole Cadbury aisle!

The Meynall Ingram Arms, our local country pub.

Inside the Meynall, with dogs.