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General Peter of Crossbasket Part 2

  America beckoned. The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), known more commonly as the American War of Independence, was the rebellion of thirteen of the North American colonies of Great Britain who declared themselves independent in 1776 as the United States of America. France signed an alliance with the new nation in 1778, which escalated the […]

The Missing Sundial of Crossbasket

If you look closely at this 2007 picture of Crossbasket (pre renovation!), you’ll see the sundial isn’t quite in keeping with the age of the building. A modern concrete sundial just doesn’t work and indeed, I don’t believe its there anymore. I have a little story about why the original 19th sundial is now missing. […]