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Barracks Passage.

Barracks Passage.
Henry Tudor House and the Lion Tap were probably built for Hugh Wygan, M.P. for Shrewsbury, as a commercial investment. In 1429. It is a large three-storied box-framed and jettied town property, set parallel to the street.
The blurb for Henry Tudor House sounds pretty much OTT. "Give it a beautiful zinc bar bathed in ever changing colours and add a conservatory with elegant chandeliers, framed by stunning iron birdcages. Then combine it with an exquisite oak framed restaurant and a luxurious private dining room."
And the garish photos don't do the inside or the outside of the building any favours.

henrytudorhouse.com

Chris10, volker_hmbg, Special K, Annalia S. and 23 other people have particularly liked this photo


18 comments - The latest ones
 neira-Dan
neira-Dan club
superbe perspective
11 days ago.
 Joe, Son of the Rock
Joe, Son of the Rock club
Lovely perspective and great use of lead-in lines, Amelia. I love the limited palette of colours.
11 days ago.
Amelia Heath club has replied to Joe, Son of the Rock club
The colour palette is fine in the daytime, Joe. But it's a different story at night.
11 days ago.
 Nick Weall
Nick Weall club
What a great view dear LGM and no people about. Henry Tudor House is a fine looking building
11 days ago.
Amelia Heath club has replied to Nick Weall club
Have a look at the link I've added, Nick. Whoever designed the inside of the place, particularly the lighting, deserves to be hung, drawn and quartered. :-))))
11 days ago. Edited 11 days ago.
Nick Weall club has replied to Amelia Heath club
Yuk, perhaps they could be quartered on the zinc worktops :) They ripped the guts out of the place ~~~
10 days ago.
 tiabunna
tiabunna club
Your image makes it look very impressive, Amelia, even if the official blurb is OTT in colour and prose!
11 days ago.
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
Michelle and I have walked this way many times Amelia, as you would probably have guessed. We had hoped to see a favourite singer of ours, Peter Howarth, there a few years ago, but couldn't make it. www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUus8jf85ds A beautiful shot and happy memories.
11 days ago.
 Jean
Jean club
I like the passage and your view of the house through it. Had a look at their web site and I was appalled. What were they thinking of. In my opinion it's vandalism.
11 days ago.
 Keith Burton
Keith Burton club
I love your perspective Amelia.............and the image is perfectly exposed. I like the paving stones and the old lamp. Beautifully captured.

I followed the link as well, and I completely agree with your comments in your reply to Nick (above)..!!
11 days ago.
 Ulrich John
Ulrich John club
Fine perspective and an interesting text, Amelia ! Have a good week ahead !
11 days ago.
 Marie-claire Gallet
Marie-claire Gallet club
I adore this old architecture ***************************
11 days ago.
 HappySnapper
HappySnapper club
What ever the opinions of it's changes I think I could enjoy a meal there (someday after COVID that is)
10 days ago.
 Nicole Merdrignac
Nicole Merdrignac club
Très belle photo. Nicole.
10 days ago.
 Annemarie
Annemarie club
great compo
10 days ago.
 christel.k
christel.k club
schönes Fachwerk!
10 days ago.
 Earthwatcher
Earthwatcher club
Great composition and perspective framing! I agree with your opinion of the garish colours :-o
9 days ago.
 volker_hmbg
volker_hmbg club
A nice view through!
6 days ago.

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