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Albion Sands 1976

History of The Project

The stories and photographs on this website record the history of the Roobol family of John and Anne and their four children, Peter, Joanne, Matthew and Alice over a lifetime...

09th Sep 2012
The monks garden

The Monks Garden

In summer the social center of  The Anchorage is the large patio garden in front of the house onto which two front doors open. This is known as The Monks Garden....

09th Sep 2012
Large shell well

The Shell Well

Between the side entrance and the garage is a picturesque water well studded and roofed with seashells.   This originated because the original cottages had a considerable problem of damp and...

09th Sep 2012

A Bedouin Heaven

The design of the Anchorage and its two acres of gardens resulted from the owners experience as a geologist working in the Arabian deserts in summer. With daytime temperatures of...

09th Sep 2012
The Anchorage Christmas 2011

The House Design

When purchased in 1982 there was a ruined double stone cottage on the site. Although grants were available to restore it, as the doors were only five feet tall and...

09th Sep 2012

The Name

The owner of The Anchorage is a geologist originating in Milford Haven but working around the world. The Anchorage is where he would have liked to live with his family...

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