I don't know if the owner of the cottage behind this gate is a railway fanatic but it might be a mistake to ignore the warning:
Then on his outbuildings the trains come into view:
I hope you can see the letters on the weather vane - the train is, I believe, Stephenson's Rocket.
But I'm sure that you will have heard of this:
Further up the lane is the oldest house in the village with a timepiece on the front:
The cottage is older than the date the sundial and older too than the cottage across the road:
In the pub car park at the top of the lane is a collection box;
The pub was once a coaching inn on a turnpike road between Thirsk and Yarm. A royal welcome can still be expected here:
And finally before I turn for home some gates emblazoned with a motto:
In checking whether this meets Karen's concinnity test all that I have found out is that 'Virtus Sola Nobilitas' - virtue only enobles - is on the coat of arms of the Throckmorton family and the Clan henderson motto is 'Sola Virtus Nobilitat.'
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