These are a series of Photographs taken on our Pilgrimage to Elizabeth
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Arriving at Buckler's Hard
A view of Beaulieu river from the quayside.
The Ghost of Damerosehay
Arriving at Buckler's Hard from the water
The Master Builder's House
The Chapel at Buckler's Hard
Interior of the Chapel
Ruins of the hospital and Church of the Knights Templar
Ruins of Knight's Templar
Elizabeth Goudge's family grave
Stained Glass Window
The once busy high street, now two rows of georgian houses leading down to the river.
No longer the ship buildings venue it once was.
taken from a boat on the river, this is one of the few beautiful, large houses which form part of the riverside. It is not a photo of either Damerosehay or The Herb of Grace.
The Inn was pure fiction, Damerosehay has been demolished, and lives only in our hearts.
As the returning sailor's would have viewed it.
Where David and Hilary had tea, talked about commitment and faithfulness, and found the Picture of the Blue Bird.
The old cobbler's shop and school room , now a chapel,dedicated to the Blessed Virgin. Elizabeth wrote the guide to the chapel, and visited it often.
Statue of the Blessed Virgin.
The chapel has been restored by Michelle Poole, and her family.
These ruins are mid way between Buckler's Hard and Keyhaven, on the coastal road. I think that Elizabeth knew about them and drew on them for inspiration
Cobett also mentions them in his Rural Rides.
The brooding castle that the Eliots saw from the shingle bank
The grave is in the churchyard of St Mary Magdelen in New Milton.
Window in the church depicting Mary Magdelan
They may be smaller, but they are still there.