SP3558 : Nature wins out

taken 9 years ago, near to Chesterton, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Nature wins out
Nature wins out
The derelict and decaying walled garden of the former Chesterton House mansion, demolished in 1802. The House is described in 'Warwickshire Country Houses' as being 'the most sophisticated piece of classical architecture in Warwickshire' when built in 1657-62. Ludicrously, it was demolished following a family spat over its inheritance - the incumbent had it destroyed rather than see someone else gain possession. The walled garden remains but is overgrown with its structure in various states of dilapidation.
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SP3558, 20 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 21 March, 2009
Category
Walled garden   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 356 585 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:13.4457N 1:28.7364W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 357 585
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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