Last Friday, pupils in Form 3 visited The Pigsty, a holiday cottage owned by The Landmark Trust.

The Pigsty was built by Squire Barry of Fyling Hall for his pigs and is said to have been inspired by the classical architecture he had seen in the Mediterranean during his travels in the 1880s. Pampered pigs indeed!

The pupils have been learning about the Parthenon and Ancient Greek architecture, and were quick to notice the Ionic columns and the resemblance of the roof to that of the Parthenon.

We would like to thank Mrs White and The Landmark Trust for allowing us to visit and sketch the Pigsty, and Mrs Burton for coming with us and watching out for stray cows!