SP5077 : Reeds and trees north of Brownsover Hall Hotel

taken 4 months ago, near to Cosford, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Reeds and trees north of Brownsover Hall Hotel
Reeds and trees north of Brownsover Hall Hotel
Looking across a reed-filled pond to the pointed silhouette of Brownsover Hall Hotel hiding amongst the trees.
Brownsover Hall

Brownsover Hall was built in the mid C19th by Sir George Gilbert Scott for the then-owners the Ward-Boughton-Leigh family. It is principally of red brick with stone dressings and blue brick patterns (some of which look rather like space invaders!) and is in the Victorian Gothic style.
Between 1936 and 1942 it was the home of famous inventor, Sir Frank Whittle, inventor of the jet engine.
In the 1970s it was converted into a hotel, which it still is. Including those in various annexes (such as the stables) it has 47 bedrooms. It is set within 7 acres of landscaped grounds which are bounded on the western side by the disused Brownsover Arm of the Oxford Canal. The nearby Swift Valley nature reserve can be accessed via the canal towpath exterior to grounds.
The hotel's website: LinkExternal link
English Heritage listings:
Brownsover Hall (main house) (Grade II*) LinkExternal link
Stable Block (Grade II) LinkExternal link
Coach House (Grade II) LinkExternal link
Coachman's Cottage (Grade II) LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 May, 2021   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 3 June, 2021
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Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
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Brownsover  Rugby 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5073 7754 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:23.6123N 1:15.3556W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5073 7773
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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