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Arlington Court

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1849 sketch by William Dredge of intended bridge to the patent James Dredge, Senior
One of the masonry towers for the intended bridge
The other tower
The carriages display excellent examples of the blacksmiths' art
More fine ironwork and leatherwork. Note the ratchet arrangement for tensioning the leather straps
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Model made by French prisoner-of-war
Ivory and bone model made in France (not a POW model)

Arlington, Nr Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 4LP.

House and gardens in the care of the National Trust. Numerous items from the Chichester family collection, including many examples of ship models built by French prisoners in the Napoleonic wars. Home to the National Trust Carriage Museum, with a superb range of horse-drawn vehicles.

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