This wonderful Tower sits on a small hill over looking Lyme Park which is a national Park areaand building in Cheshire. It has a wonderful view of the surronding countryside.

I just love the brickwork and feel of this building. Afraid I cannot recall its name or purpose. I will have to do some investigating.

Nikon D90 18-105Vr lens
Fl18mm
F.11
Exps 1/500 sec
ISo 400

Hand held and processed in Efex pro 3 colour.

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building, national trust, cheshire, stonework

A Magpie when it comes to photography I capture anything and everything that captures my eye and lens. A beginner in this field I love how the ordinary becomes less ordinary.
All images copyrighted to me Karen Betts.

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Comments

  • naturelover
    natureloveralmost 4 years ago

    So solitary- a beautiful building Karen- excellent capture!

  • Thank you so much, in my head i keep thinking it is a hunting lodge no idea why will have to do reserach on it.

    – Karen Betts

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenalmost 4 years ago

    wow! That’s such a wonderful old building! Would love to know a bit of its history…Fantastic capture Karen…it looks so commanding :-)

  • Simon Duckworth
    Simon Duckworthalmost 4 years ago

    Ahhhh there I can help…This is the Cage.. used as a hunting lodge and an occasional jail for those caught poaching on the land.Built 1580 then pulled down and this better stone tower built in 1737.
    Not sure having a meal up there tho as those poor servants having to drag everything up. Was a lovely view tho, I took a pano of it but havnt stitched it together yet.

  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanalmost 4 years ago

    Great shot of this amazing tower, it a beautiful area, we visited a couple of months back!

  • It is a wonderful area and Lyme park eatate is wonderful to walk round and the house is like a maze.

    – Karen Betts

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonalmost 4 years ago

    Fabulous shot, I live in the COUNTY town of Cheshire and never been to this place LOL, excellent work,

  • Oh thank you ever so much for your comment. If you get a chance i would highly recommend a visit Lyme park house is wonderful to walk round and the garden borders in summer full of flowers and butterflies.

    – Karen Betts

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...almost 4 years ago

    a wonderful capture Karen.x

  • Thank you Catherine, i hope you are feeling a lot better x

    – Karen Betts

  • Bramley1
    Bramley1almost 4 years ago

    Wonderful shot and processing!!

  • Thank you ever so much for your lovely comment.

    – Karen Betts

  • Linda Ridpath
    Linda Ridpathalmost 4 years ago

    lovely image, awesome location!

  • Thank you ever so much Linda :)

    – Karen Betts

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartalmost 4 years ago

    Gosh it looks like it could do with some company out there! Beautiful work Karen, it looks so strong and resilient standing there, and the contrast with the cloudy sky helps the tower to stand out.

  • What a lovely comment Georgie thank you ever so much :)

    – Karen Betts

  • Kyoko Beaumont
    Kyoko Beaumontalmost 4 years ago

    Thia is my favourite place!! :) great capture!

  • Thank you so much it was wonderful to stand on the hill and look at the countryside stretching out as far as my eye could see.

    – Karen Betts

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