St. Nicholas Abbey grounds: repurposing an old sugar cane evaporating pan as large plant pot for garden décor
Saint Peter Parish, northeastern Barbados; Saturday, January 17, 2004, 05:00:25: bixentro, CC BY 2.0, via Flickr @ https://www.flickr.com/photos/bixentro/4632102888/
St. Nicholas Abbey: the old Boiling House complex comprising steam mill, syrup plant, and distillery
Peering above complex (right) is abandoned windmill, providing power for crushing cane before conversion ca. 1890 to steam power, with towering steam chimney (left).
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St Nicholas Abbey front elevation
Saint Peter Parish, northeastern Barbados: Pontificalibus, CC BY SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:StNicholasAbbey.jpg
view of mid-17th century windmill that powered cane crushing at St. Nicholas Abbey until replacement by steam mill, ca. 1890
In addition to steam mill, plantation's Boiling House complex includes syrup plant as well as distillery, which was established by Sir John Gay Alleyne (1724-1801) after acquiring St. Nicholas via marriage in 1746.
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Included in tourists' complimentary feedback about St. Nicholas Abbey tours is appreciation of the Warren family's orange tabby, whose friendliness is encountered inside as well as on the Terrace Café.
Saint Peter Parish, northeastern Barbados; Friday, February 12, 2010, 09:12:14: rufus (rufusowliebat), CC BY 2.0, via Flickr @ https://www.flickr.com/photos/rufusowliebat/4361103655/
southeastern view of Barbados' Atlantic coast from Cherry Tree Hill: spectacular scenery at elevation of 850 feet (259 meters), with avenue of mahogany trees (Swietenia mahagoni) attributed to St. Nicholas owner Sir John Gay Alleyne (1724-1801)
As part of St. Nicholas Abbey, Cherry Tree Hill borders both Saint Peter Parish and its southeastern neighbor, Saint Andrew Parish.
Saint Andrew Parish, northeastern Barbados; Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 15:47:30: lns1122, CC BY 2.0, via Flickr @ https://www.flickr.com/photos/minijoegreen/8739373161/