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Highcliffe Castle

Highcliffe Castle

Highcliffe Castle

Oil on Stretched Canvas 60 cm x 30 cm -Price TBC

The Grade 1 listed building enjoys a cliff top location on the Dorset coast and was built between 1831 and 1835 and incorporates decorative Medieval stonework salvaged from buildings in Normandy, France.
It’s most notable resident was probably Harry Gordon Selfridge the American-born retail entrepreneur who lived there from 1916 till 1922.
The Castle and grounds are normally open to the public and can be hired as a wedding venue.

Bagnall Locomotive 'Wendy'

Bagnall Narrow Gauge Locomotive ‘Wendy’

Bagnall Narrow Gauge Locomotive – ‘Wendy’

Oil on Canvas panel 16″ x 12″ -Price TBC.

‘Wendy’ is a narrow gauge locomotive built by W.G.Bagnall of Stafford in 1919.
She is a two foot gauge 0-4-0 saddle tank and started her working life in a welsh slate quarry.
I saw her running at the Bursledon Brickworks Museum in 2015 and used the photos I took as the basis for this painting.

Beach Huts Wells

Beach Huts Wells-next-the-Sea

Oil on Canvas Panel 16″ x 12″  – £220

Situated on the north Norfolk coast the line of brightly coloured huts enjoy wonderful views over an unspoilt sandy beach to the North Sea. Many are built on stilts in the hope they wont get too close to the water!