SE1157 : Rocking Hall Shooting Lodge

taken 6 years ago, 3 km from West End, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Rocking Hall Shooting Lodge
Rocking Hall Shooting Lodge
An early example of a shooting house, built in 1758 for the Bolton Abbey Estate. It is a substantial stone-built structure and features separate rooms for the shooters and beaters. It takes its name from a large ‘rocking stone’ that lies between the two buildings. It lies next to an earlier 17th century farmhouse. It is still in use and has been visited by many distinguished guests, including King George V in 1911.
These are the only buildings for miles around, giving the place a very atmospheric isolated feel.
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SE1157, 10 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 1 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 3 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 1104 5784 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:0.9872N 1:49.9804W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 1105 5783
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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