Oil on panel 12″ x 9″ – Price TBA
Hurst Point Lighthouse is situated at the end of Hurst Spit and guides vessels through the western approaches to the Solent. Built in 1867 the 26 metre high tower was constructed at the same time as major extensions were made to the adjacent castle.
Oil on panel 12″ x 9″ – price TBA
Located at the end of Calshot Spit at the entrance to Southampton Water Calshot Castle is one of Henry VIII’s string of artillery forts built to guard the south coast of England. It was constructed between 1539 and 1540 reusing materials from the nearby monasteries at Netley and Beaulieu.
Oil on Canvas 80cm x 30cm in white float frame – £270 plus P&P
With views across to the Isle of Wight and Hengistbury Head, Avon Beach is situated to the east of Mudiford Quay near the entrance to Christchurch Harbour. Even in mid December it is a popular location for walkers and surfers.
Beach Huts at Calshot
Oil on Canvas 80cm x 30cm – SOLD
Situated on the Hampshire coast at the edge of the New Forest the beach and shingle spit offer panoramic views across the Solent to the Isle of Wight. The strategic location at the entrance to Southampton Water prompted Henry VIII to build an artillery fort at the end of the spit in 1539. Sheltered waters behind the spit are popular for watersports and extensive mudflats provide habitat for the local wildlife.
Oil on Stretched Canvas 60 cm x 30 cm in white float frame – £260 plus P&P
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 Narrow Gauge Locomotive – ‘Wendy’
Oil on Canvas panel 16″ x 12″ – SOLD.
‘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.
Painted for my 2019 Christmas Card – Watercolour 14″ x 10″
Situated on a small hill overlooking Eling Quay and the adjacent Tide Mill near Totton,
the Victorian exterior hides the Saxon origins of the tenth oldest church in England.
‘Watch House, Lepe’
Oil on Canvas 7″ x 5″ –SOLD
‘Millennium Lighthouse, Lepe ‘
Oil on Canvas 7″ x 5″ – SOLD