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John De Carteret's Snapshots

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  1. Hamptonne arms

    Snapshot Title: Hamptonne arms
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Hamptonne House, Hamptonne Country Life Museum, St Lawrence, Jersey, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Porch pillar bearing the Hamptonne arms



  2. Mont St Michel? or a boat...

    Snapshot Title: Mont St Michel? or a boat...
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Seymour Tower Refuge Beacon, Jersey, UK east coast.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Could this really be the top of Mont St Michel???



  3. Icho Tower

    Snapshot Title: Icho Tower
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Seymour Tower Refuge Beacon, Jersey, UK east coast.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Built in 1811



  4. Again!

    Snapshot Title: Again!
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: My New Garden 360
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Just how many of you are there?



  5. Not you again!

    Snapshot Title: Not you again!
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: My New Garden 360
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Like the hat!



  6. And again!

    Snapshot Title: And again!
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: My New Garden 360
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    How amny?



  7. Not again!

    Snapshot Title: Not again!
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: My New Garden 360
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    How many?



  8. Me again!

    Snapshot Title: Me again!
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: My New Garden 360
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    How many?



  9. Not again!

    Snapshot Title: Not again!
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: My New Garden 360
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    How many?



  10. Me again

    Snapshot Title: Me again
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: My New Garden 360
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    How many?



  11. Starting young

    Snapshot Title: Starting young
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Jersey International Motoring Festival, 25th - 27th May 2012
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    A young rider waiting for his turn in the Arewna.



  12. Close examination!

    Snapshot Title: Close examination!
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Jersey International Motoring Festival, 25th - 27th May 2012
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Nothing quite like a close-up " nder-the-bonnet" inspection (or a trick of the camera lens)!



  13. Wall of Death

    Snapshot Title: Wall of Death
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Jersey International Motoring Festival, 25th - 27th May 2012
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Gentlemen riders!



  14. Derek Warwick Honda

    Snapshot Title: Derek Warwick Honda
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Jersey International Motoring Festival, 25th - 27th May 2012
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Local motor dealership.



  15. Fort George

    Snapshot Title: Fort George
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Grouville Marsh, Jersey, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Part of the islands coastal defences



  16. Les Pres Manor

    Snapshot Title: Les Pres Manor
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Grouville Marsh, Jersey, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    A historic Jersey manor house.



  17. SEymour Tower

    Snapshot Title: SEymour Tower
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Grouville Marsh, Jersey, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Built on an offshore reef to defend the soiuth east coast of Jersey the year after the Battle of Jersey 1781



  18. Mont Ogueil Castle

    Snapshot Title: Mont Ogueil Castle
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Seymour Tower Refuge Beacon, Jersey, UK east coast.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Also known as Gorey Castle, recent location of a dig by the TimeTeam, with Tony Robinson. Lies at the northern end of The Royal Bay of Grouville.



  19. Seymour Tower

    Snapshot Title: Seymour Tower
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Seymour Tower Refuge Beacon, Jersey, UK east coast.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Situated 2 miles offshore, built 1782 a year after the thwarted french invasion of Jersey, Seymour Tower once a lookout point and gun battery now welcomes visitors as a Jersey Heritage site, where one...



  20. Little Egret

    Snapshot Title: Little Egret
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: St Aubins Bay and the approach to St Helier Harbour, Jersey, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    The little egret now a familiar bird around our coastline.



  21. Spectacular coastline

    Snapshot Title: Spectacular coastline
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Looking east at Greve de Lecq Beach, Jersey north coast, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Spectacular coastal scenery ,with hidden caves, abound along the north coast of Jersey . A popular location for kayaking.



  22. Not snow!

    Snapshot Title: Not snow!
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Looking east at Greve de Lecq Beach, Jersey north coast, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Not snow or grasses waving in the wind, this is the unsightly remains of agricultal plastic sheeting used by farmers to protect the early potato crop. Unfortunately, if not properly fixed down it bec...



  23. WWII German bunker.

    Snapshot Title: WWII German bunker.
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Looking east at Greve de Lecq Beach, Jersey north coast, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Trying to blend into the hillside, but now painted white to match the surrounding houses, a german bunker nestles in above the sea defences at the eastern corner of the promenade.



  24. Greve de lecq Barracks

    Snapshot Title: Greve de lecq Barracks
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Looking east at Greve de Lecq Beach, Jersey north coast, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    The construction of Grève de Lecq Barracks began in 1810, at the height of the fear of Napoleonic invasion. They were designed for the garrison troops stationed in the island and accommodated 250 men...



  25. Castel de Lecq

    Snapshot Title: Castel de Lecq
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Looking east at Greve de Lecq Beach, Jersey north coast, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Here is the summit of a large earth mound, known as Castel de Lecq. The mound is 270 ft high and bears obvious traces of ancient enhancements. The exact date of these enhancements is unknown but it ha...



  26. Catel Fort

    Snapshot Title: Catel Fort
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Looking east at Greve de Lecq Beach, Jersey north coast, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    An 18th century guardhouse, situated on the eastern cliffs dominating Grève de Lecq Bay. Originally built to survey the northern approach to Jersey, it is now mainly used as a site for hire by peopl...



  27. Autumn colour

    Snapshot Title: Autumn colour
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: St Catherine Woods, Jersey
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Just a minute part of jersey's autumn display.



  28. Just a crow

    Snapshot Title: Just a crow
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: The Scarpe
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    A quiet time at the scrape!



  29. Land reclaimation

    Snapshot Title: Land reclaimation
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: St Aubins Bay and the approach to St Helier Harbour, Jersey, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Building an ever larger island



  30. In control

    Snapshot Title: In control
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: St Aubins Bay and the approach to St Helier Harbour, Jersey, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    St Helier Pier Head control



  31. Public art

    Snapshot Title: Public art
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: St Aubins Bay and the approach to St Helier Harbour, Jersey, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Don't jump... no it's public art one cof several lufesize statutes which have appeared



  32. St Aubins Fort

    Snapshot Title: St Aubins Fort
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: St Aubins Bay and the approach to St Helier Harbour, Jersey, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Guarding the harbour of St Aubin, the oldest in Jersey



  33. Noirmont Point

    Snapshot Title: Noirmont Point
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: St Aubins Bay and the approach to St Helier Harbour, Jersey, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Navigational Beacon



  34. Marine Marketing

    Snapshot Title: Marine Marketing
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: St Aubins Bay and the approach to St Helier Harbour, Jersey, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Seeking the sun?



  35. EFW

    Snapshot Title: EFW
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: St Aubins Bay and the approach to St Helier Harbour, Jersey, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    The new EFW (Energy from Waste) plant nearing completion, adds it bulk to the skyline,



  36. J189

    Snapshot Title: J189
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: St Aubins Bay and the approach to St Helier Harbour, Jersey, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Coming home with the days catch?



  37. Victoria College

    Snapshot Title: Victoria College
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: St Aubins Bay and the approach to St Helier Harbour, Jersey, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    THe Great Hall of Victgoria College



  38. Kempt Tower

    Snapshot Title: Kempt Tower
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: The Scarpe
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Kempt Tower was built in 1834, its date stone can be seen above the door, in St Ouen’s Bay on the west coast of Jersey. A cannon was fixed to a rotating platform on the roof. It is a Martello Towe...



  39. 1781 Militia

    Snapshot Title: 1781 Militia
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Elizabeth Castle, Jersey, and members of the 1781 Jersey Militia Artillery Detachment.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Gun crew ready!



  40. Cannon balls

    Snapshot Title: Cannon balls
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Elizabeth Castle, Jersey, and members of the 1781 Jersey Militia Artillery Detachment.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Ready for action!



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