Posts Tagged ‘2010’

Remembering the Cemetery Chapel

October 28, 2015

In 2010 the chapel at the Drove Lane Cemetery was deemed to be in an unsafe state and was demolished. We did feature the chapel at the time on this blog and you can click here to see that.

For those that don’t bother to click, here’s what the chapel looked like back in 2008.

Drove Lane Cemetery Chapel in 2008

Drove Lane Cemetery Chapel in 2008

A plan, at the time of demolition was to sell the building for re-erection so it was demolished with care and offered for sale. We don’t think it attracted a buyer but it was photographed during demolition and that’s what we are looking at today.


An interior shot. It was not in good order!


Demolition is underway.


A window still in place and window quoins laid out and numbered.


The chapel has gone and no trace of it remains at the cemetery. But it is not forgotten.


2010 in review

January 2, 2011

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

Featured image

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 11,000 times in 2010. That’s about 26 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 330 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 730 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 21mb. That’s about 2 pictures per day.

The busiest day of the year was October 9th with 292 views. The most popular post that day was The Easterton Fire Engine.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for crotal bell, market lavington museum, offering boxes, hugh brandon cox, and louisa hay.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


The Easterton Fire Engine October 2010


A crotal bell March 2010


Phillips Stick-a-Soles and Heels Man January 2010


‘Country Pageant’ by Hugh Brandon Cox March 2010
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The Hon. Louisa Hay February 2010