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Thursday Doors; St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, Cornwall

I’ve got lots of doors from St Ives!!!! So here are some doors and some cottages thrown in to boot! Fantastic place for DOORS! For most of these doors Mind Your Head and Mind the Gap!

St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, Cornwall

Notice that many of the doors in these pictures are surrounded by pipes of some kind!

St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, Cornwall

Red seems to be a very popular color here for a door!

St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, Cornwal

 

St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, Cornwall

Many doors come with tiny, tiny cottages!

St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, Cornwall

Many doors have fancy stuff on them!

St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, Cornwall

And some have tell-all signs and door knockers! This sign says “Dog” and the knocker is a wolf.

St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, Cornwall

Some have fancy knockers and a door handle a foot off the ground!

St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, Cornwall

Some have fancy covers!

St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, Cornwall

And some are just darling!

St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, Cornwall

Something tells me the door frame was added much later!

St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, Cornwall

Some just never want to give up the boat!

St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, Cornwall

And some never want to be painted!

St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, Cornwall

And some are salty and crusted!

St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, Cornwall

And some have fancy wrought iron AND studs!

I hope you enjoyed this weeks doors from St Ives in Cornwall, UK! More to come next week from St Ives!

This is just one of many photos in the Thursday Door Collection featured by Norm2.0! Β  Won’t you join in or take a peak at all the doors?

 

 

 

31 Responses to “Thursday Doors; St Ives, Cornwall”

  1. Norm 2.0

    Some absolute beauties this week! So much so that I simply can’t pick a favourite. Thanks for the wonderful tour πŸ˜€

    Reply
      • CadyLuck Leedy

        Elaine I wondered the same thing! All I could find out, for sure, is that there has been a cottage there for 200 years, and once was an artist’s studio. I can see that, because it is at the tippy top of the hill closest to the sea and the light would be excellent! There is a new art museum being built up there now and a new stone 2 story cottage with a large front garden which would be dear to have, except for all the tourists plodding to the new museum! I wonder if Norwegian fisherman once called this their area and brought their families here? There is a Norwegian Street there too and a lovely old grocery shop that might at one time catered to them. I wish I had looked for a History center!

      • Elaine - I used to be indecisive

        I wonder if you might be right about Norwegian fisherman or something (although they would be quite a long way from home when they have good fishing around their own country I would think). Maybe Mr Google will have something to say on the matter. πŸ™‚

      • Elaine - I used to be indecisive

        I just had a quick look at Google and found a little article about street names in St Ives. It says that there is no connection with the country of Norway, but it means north facing – Nor’way. Sounds plausible.

  2. Jean Reinhardt

    What a beautiful collection of doors, I love them all. St. Ives is somewhere I’ve wanted to visit for a long time. Maybe next year, fingers crossed.

    Reply
    • CadyLuck Leedy

      We had a trying first day (see first posts) but once I adapted to the fact I would spend a lot of time in St Ives, and got around a bit, I LOVED it! Lot’s to see and do and many more posts on it to come! I think you would like it too Jean!

      Reply
  3. sustainabilitea

    Nothing like a good stud. πŸ™‚ Hee, hee. I was going to say that second door is stunning…and then there were more and more and more, all lovely. And I love the stone buildings.

    janet

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