Acton is a small village and civil parish lying immediately west of the town of Nantwich in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. The civil parish also includes the small settlement of Dorfold and part of Burford, with a total population of a little over 300. It is administered jointly with the adjacent civil parishes of Henhull and Edleston. Historically, Acton refers to a township and also to an ancient parish in the Nantwich Hundred covering a wide area to the west of Nantwich.
The area is agricultural, with dairy farming the main industry. Around a third of the area falls within the Dorfold Estate. Historically, agriculture was the major employer, but it has now been overtaken by the service industries, with many residents commuting significant distances outside the parish to work.
The civil parish is believed to have been inhabited since the 8th or 9th century. It contains many historic buildings, including two listed at grade I.
The above information was taken from a much longer article about the village found on Wikipedea and which can be accessed by clicking here .
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rodgerg (55767) 2011-11-17 0:42
Le cadrage idéal pour présenter ce pub typiquen sympathqie et acceuillant avec une bonne gestion d'une lumière pas très généreuse. Beaux contrastes et harmonie dans les couleurs.
Royaldevon (29591) 2011-11-17 1:09
Good Morning Stephen,
Ah, the archetypal village pub so beautiful in its reality and its concept but, in many areas, sadly under threat. (We have lost ours, as have many nearby villages!)
You have chosen a good pov which produces a strong f/g triangle, whilst drawing the viewer towards the building and supplying good, clear details to satisfy any curiosity.
Have a good day,
Budapestman (82620) 2011-11-17 1:20
a superb photo of this nostalgic atmosphere, the composition is attractive, lovely details and the POV is excellent, Tfs! Have a nice day! Kellemes napot kívánok!
TopGeo (38202) 2011-11-17 1:27
Hello Stephen! Wonderful place, beautiful village and shop, excellent photo! Great composition and framing, great depth of field! Perfect note info!also light management, wonderful colours!A fine diagonal perspective . Excellent rendering of the characteristic architectural style .Best regards
besnard (53535) 2011-11-17 2:13
Plein de charme ce pub qui invite à faire une petite halte.
Merci pour le partage et bonne journée.
dkmurphys (49292) 2011-11-17 2:29
Again a beautiful architecture that welcomes you to have a meal or a drink. Great catch, enjoy a fine day.
Fis2 (85515) 2011-11-17 3:52
A very curious houses.
I like frame and perspective.
Nice colors and light.
dip (23628) 2011-11-17 4:08
beautiful details of architecture of the village,
good point of view and clarity,
Gerrit (47886) 2011-11-17 4:11
fantastic half-timbered house in a fine composition.
timecapturer (48740) 2011-11-17 5:19
one of my favourite English institutions, and this is such a beauty! So typical and very much like my local hostelry. A wonderful addition to your gallery of our English heritage.
Regards - Brian.
jlbrthnn (76037) 2011-11-17 5:36
Il doit faire bon s'arrêter ici, et profiter de la chaleur et de la convivialité. J'aime l'architecture de ces maisons. La photo est habilement cadrée et agréable. Bonnes couleurs et netteté. Bravo.
subhendu_bagchi (25727) 2011-11-17 5:59
a beautiful building of this village pub. You catch it superbly with fine depth and clarity. Excellent composition with such angular POV. Excellent shot. Tfs.
ChrisJ (97920) 2011-11-17 6:33
The diagonal axis adds dynamism & perspective. I like the 2 chalk & blackboard signs out the front & the table for outdoor dining. Looks surprisingly similar to a few small town pubs in Australia.
mauro61 (52623) 2011-11-17 9:08
ben ripreso l'esterno dl pub con la caratteristica struttura.
Ben gestita la poca luce,
digbymerry (3998) 2011-11-17 10:11
What a charming, very English photo. The sun is not shining but we would not expect it. The buildings are traditional English and beautiful. I am sure the ale is excellent but it may be too cold to enjoy it outside. An old real ale enthusiast friend of mine said that he never drank beer in the fresh air because it spoilt the flavour.
wolf38 (31280) 2011-11-17 10:37
Hi Stephen. Even today an interesting photo. Pubs are an original theme. The billboards inform the house. And every passing know that is open. A nice documentary photo. Rgds, Wolfgang.
Cricri (106327) 2011-11-17 11:10
Beaucoup de charme ce "Pub" avec sa façade en colombage, bon cadrage et lumière, très belle présentation
saxo042 (37564) 2011-11-17 11:27
A beautiful old building and I suppose the interior is even more comfortable and cozy. A very typical English view!
edge (6070) 2011-11-17 20:01
Hello Stephen, I would like a dark Guiness please. Good looking pub. Often wondered where the term came from. Very English looking, Trim, neat and your picture is sharp. Good composition, however I would have liked to have read the menu board in the front of the establishment. Ha ha. Good job. Regards, Roger
csabagaba (6554) 2011-11-18 0:03
Well ... Yes. The village pub. Grand old building. Typical English style. And I think about it: How many other ale beer and fish & chips sold here in the past several hundred years :-)
emka (78918) 2011-11-18 5:30
Nice pub, like so many of them in England. Pleasant old half-timbered building. Beautiful composition, good colors and sharpness.
batalay (35595) 2011-11-18 20:31
Again a wonderful architectural portrait of the building that I imagine the owners would love to have a copy of. I am bewildered by your talent for finding scenery devoid of inhabitants. Excellent note, Stephen.
amaryllis (34807) 2011-11-19 0:24
c'est vrai qu'en Angleterre, tous ces villages ont un petit pub et c'est agréable de s'y retrouver!
Celui-ci a l'air d'être dans un endroit où peu de monde se promène; c'est vrai que le ciel est gris mais qu'une boisson chaude doit être appréciée
annjackman (19603) 2011-11-19 2:00
This looks very inviting. A very typical English pub with lovely architecture. No people outside - perhaps closed or too cold! A good composition - very well taken.
Kind Regards, Ann
pierrefonds (56987) 2011-11-19 9:32
The trees are framing well the pub. The point of view is allowing me to distinguish the details and colors of the architecture of the pub. There is a good contrast between the colors of the pub. Have a nice day.
RhodieIke (11742) 2011-11-20 0:43
Hi Stephen, Great photo of this typical English pub, with its specials of food advertised on boards.Quaint little cottages next door,natural colouring, Cheers Iain.
- Copyright: Stephen Nunney (snunney) (83769)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-05-00
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
- Camera: CANON EOS 10 D, Canon 28-80 3,5-4,8 USM IV
- Exposure: f/8, 1/60 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-11-17 0:29