Delaval Hall back door

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Comments (4)

David Brown Photogra… on October 18, 2012

This has some nice sharp, almost 3D qualities to it marra. I don't know whats going on Keith coz I know its film.

Remember to close the gate when you go back through.

Best wishes - Jethro

skida on October 19, 2012

Risking life and limb, I climbed on top of a haystack for this one, to try and avoid converging verticals. The building is impressive from the outside, but it is almost an empty shell, having been gutted by a fire in 1822. 60 years later the famous Newcastle architect, John Dobson, was hired to put a roof back on and stabilise the building.

The gate was stuck in that position, so I left it open.

I really like my latest camera acquisition because of its sharpness and rendering. £13 at a local Pawn Shop!

Thanks mate. Keith

David Brown Photogra… on October 19, 2012

So, I'm thinking you can't go inside then?

I like your latest acquisition

J

skida on October 22, 2012

The inside is open to the public. It is mainly a big shell with stairs up to a remaining balcony. It still smells of smoke! The two wings are also open and undamaged. The owners used to live in the wings before selling to the National Trust a couple of years ago.

Keith

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Photo taken in Seaton Sluice, Whitley Bay, Northumberland NE26, UK

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  • Uploaded on October 15, 2012
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    by skida
    • Camera: FUJI PHOTO FILM CO., LTD. SP-3000

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