SP2556 : View west from terrace, Charlecote Park

taken 5 years ago, near to Hampton Lucy, Warwickshire, Great Britain

View west from terrace, Charlecote Park
View west from terrace, Charlecote Park
Looking across the River Avon and down the avenue of trees opposite from the garden terrace at the back of Charlecote House.
The subject location is the end of the avenue.
In the distance, at approximately 5 km, is the obelisk in the Welcombe Hills Country Park, at SP20945707. For a close up see SP2057 : Obelisk on the Welcombe Hills.
Charlecote House and Park
Charlecote is a grand 16th century country house, surrounded by its own deer park, on the banks of the River Avon near Wellesbourne. The house was begun in 1558 and extended during the nineteenth century. The house and park have been administered by the National Trust since 1946 and are open to the public (LinkExternal link National Trust Charlecote visitor information).

Charlecote Park covers an area of 185 acres, backing on to the River Avon. The house is a Grade I listed building (English Heritage Building ID:482163 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings).
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Date Taken
Thursday, 29 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 4 December, 2012
Geographical Context
Grassland  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2534 5649 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:12.3634N 1:37.8365W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2588 5641
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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