Blenkinsopp Castle, Northumberland.
Charlie Simpson has bought a castle for the price of a cottage for himself and his family. L/S castle, with shots of the ruined walls and turrets. Pan down to Gordon Simpson pointing ramparts. M/S young Michael Simpson is seen cutting some rhododendrons with the castle in the background.
M/S Christina Simpson comes through a doorway with an Alsatian dog carrying a tin bucket. She moves off to feed the chickens in the castle yard. M/S brown chickens in farmyard scrabbling for food. Christina is wearing a typical 1950's housewife's pinafore. L/S Charlie Simpson weeding the long unused tennis court. L/S Charlie and Michael walking into empty disused swimming pool. Boy uses small jar to fish in small puddle of water left in concrete base.
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