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16 September 2007

A late Sunday afternoon cycle ride.

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The village church of St Andrew dating from 1870. The original 12th centuary church was completely demolished when this new church was built.

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Another view.

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The village hall in the foreground with the church tower behind.

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Some buildings belonging to church farm situated 50 yards up the lane from the church.

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Church farm farmhouse.

2012

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April 2012 - The view west from the top of Corton Hill above Corton Denham. More rain on the way.

2014

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21 June 2014 - Sunrise on the summer solstice from Corton Denham Beacon.

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21 June 2014 - The sky is starting to brighten as the sun rises.

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21 June 2014 - Early morning light. Looking west from the Beacon over Parrock Hill and beyond to Glastonbury Tor.

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21 June 2014 - From the Beacon, Parrock Hill, Glastonbury Tor in the distance and Cadbury Castle on the right.

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21 June 2014 - Sunset from the Beacon.

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21 June 2014 - Summer Solstice sunset from the Beacon.

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March 2015 - Looking south along Corton Ridge from Parrock Hill.

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March 2015 - From Parrock Hill, Corton Denham Beacon. The village church tower is just visible below the beacon.

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March 2015 - The view west from Parrock Hill over Sutton Montis towards Queen Camel and beyond.

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March 2015 - The old trackway which skirts around the west of Parrock Hill. This is now part of the Monarch’s Way.

April 2016

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21st April - Corton Denham Beacon bonfire celebrating the Queen's 90th birthday. Just lighting the fire.

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The flames soon took hold.

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Quite a gathering.

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The heat was quite intense. Quite nice on a cool evening.

June 2017

Somerset Corton Denham Dorsetcamera Summer Solstice

21 June - The sunrise on the Summer Solstice. We were not the only people out at 5:00 in the morning to watch the sunrise.