SP4697 : The Mansion Earl Shilton

taken 13 years ago, near to Elmesthorpe, Leicestershire, Great Britain

The Mansion Earl Shilton
The Mansion Earl Shilton
A house built to a pretentious scale in the 19th century. It was originally a single house but it was split into two houses some years ago. Having viewed the house when it was "For Sale" about 10 years ago one was left with a lasting impression of the grandeur of the centre and right sections. The left section must have been the servants' quarters and externally appear to be to a smaller scale. The little room at the top of the central tower was a delightful hidey hole with a clear view down the High Street towards Leicester. One wondered whether a servant sat up there waiting for the first sight of the Master of the Mansion returning from his labours!
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 25 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Thursday, 27 April, 2006
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 467 977 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:34.5072N 1:18.7395W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 467 978
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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