SE2377 : 'The Ruin', Hackfall

taken 10 years ago, near to Grewelthorpe, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

'The Ruin', Hackfall
'The Ruin', Hackfall
From below, this looks like a ruin on the hilltop above the woods, and this was the intention when it was built in the 18th century. The Ruin is also known as Mowbray Point [which is where it stands] and sometimes as The Banqueting Hall as this was its function. Built by William Aislabie with an 18th century stone front and a 'romantic ruin' to the rear, and used for the entertaining of visitors to his estate. The building became a real ruin after many decades of neglect, but was restored by the Landmark Trust between 2002 & 2004, and can now be rented as a holiday cottage with a difference.
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SE2377, 66 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 December, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 23 December, 2007
Category
Folly   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 232 773 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:11.4568N 1:38.7569W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 234 772
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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