SH7577 : Gothic folly

taken 6 years ago, near to Capelulo, Conwy, Great Britain

Gothic folly
Gothic folly
The curious and idiosyncratic architecture of Pensychnant contains design and architectural elements from a number of sources, such as the mullioned windows, circular turret and steep roof pitches in slate and tile. Apparently reclaimed materials such as the sandstone arch over the grand entrance with its red granite columns contrast with locally sourced bedrock and erratic blocks, but the origin of the black stone quoins is not known. Construction took place between 1877 and 1882.
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SH7577, 76 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 21 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 7516 7700 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:16.5144N 3:52.4188W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 7516 7700
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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