SK2670 : The Hunting Tower

taken 7 years ago, near to Edensor, Derbyshire, Great Britain

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The Hunting Tower
The Hunting Tower
This triangular building stands on an escarpment at the edge of Stand Wood some four hundred feet above Chatsworth House. Designed by Robert Smythson and built around 1582 for Bess of Hardwick (see SK4663 : Hardwick Hall ). It was probably used as a banqueting house and by the ladies to view hunting in Chatsworth Park. Now a holiday home with a fabulous view (see SK2670 : View from the Hunting Tower ).
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 February, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 26 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2649 7062 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:13.9177N 1:36.2770W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2648 7062
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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