weekly photo challenge: layers

20131118-121142

These are the steps leading up to the terrace behind La Petite Maison. When we first moved in, they were buried beneath layers of accumulated leaf fall, and we had no idea that they were actually a substantial set of stone steps. They lead down to a smaller stone terrace, which is where I’m standing to take the photo, and another set of steps takes you down to ground level, and the lane which runs past the house. The lower terrace and steps are still covered in leaf mould. One of our jobs for the winter is to clear them, hopefully revealing more stonework.

Find out more about WordPress weekly challenges.


4 thoughts on “weekly photo challenge: layers

    1. We think the house dates from mid 19th century, but the terrace and steps are a later addition, possibly 1950s. All done sympathetically using local materials though.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s