Phil's photos with the Historic building

Aisled barn, 16th Century.

Aisled barn, 16th Century.
A 16th Century aisled barn. The barn, which is double-aisled with five bays underwent a series of alterations in the 18th and 19th centuries, including altering the western front of the building to achieve a symmetrical facade. Situated in the small villa…
Added on February 27, 2014

York Minster & Roman column.

York Minster & Roman column.
See NOTES.

York Minster is a cathedral in York, England and is one of the largest of its kind in Northern Europe. The minster is the seat of the Archbishop of York, the second-highest office of the Church of England and is the cathedral for the Diocese o…
Added on January 30, 2014

York castle ("Clifford's Tower").

York castle ("Clifford's Tower").
York Castle in the city of York, England, is a fortified complex comprising, over the last nine centuries, a sequence of castles, prisons, law courts and other buildings on the south side of the River Foss. The now-ruinous keep of the medieval Norman cast…
Added on October  4, 2013

Erosion from 500 years of footsteps.

Erosion from 500 years of footsteps.
One of the staircases in the ruins of the 16th Century Wycoller Hall, worn down by more than half a millenium of constant use. Wycoller Hall was the inspiration for "Ferndean Manor" in the novel "Jane Eyre", written by Charlotte Bronte who lived with her…
Added on August 21, 2013

Ruins of Wycoller Hall (16th Century).

Ruins of Wycoller Hall (16th Century).
This 16th Century Tudor Manor house situated in the hamlet of Wycoller was the inspiration for "Ferndean Manor" in the novel "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte. Charlotte and her family lived in the Parsonage at Haworth, just a few miles from here and she an…
Added on August 18, 2013

York Minster (North-East side).

York Minster (North-East side).
View of York Minster, photographed from the city walls on the North-East side. Camera Panasonic TZ10 compact "point-and-shoot" (See NOTES).

York Minster is a cathedral in York, England, one of the largest of its kind in Northern Europe. The minster is th…
Added on July 31, 2013

York Minster (South side).

York Minster (South side).
York Minster viewed from the South side. Photographed using a Nikon D90 with a Nikkor 16-85mm lens (See NOTES).

York Minster is a cathedral in York, England, one of the largest of its kind in Northern Europe. The minster is the seat of the Archbishop of…
Added on July 31, 2013

York Minster (West side).

York Minster (West side).
York Minster viewed from the West.
Camera Nikon D90 with Nikkor 16-85mm lens. (See NOTES).

York Minster is a cathedral in York, England, one of the largest of its kind in Northern Europe. The minster is the seat of the Archbishop of York, the second-hig…
Added on July 30, 2013

Tudor fireplace (16th Century).

Tudor fireplace (16th Century).
The great fireplace in the main hall at Wycoller, which dates from the late 16th Century. Wycoller Hall is on the Lancashire / West Yorkshire border, close to the village of Haworth which was home to the Bronte sisters. Charlotte Bronte based "Ferndean Ma…
Added on July 29, 2013

Wycoller Hall.

Wycoller Hall.
The remains of Wycoller Hall (16th Century) in Wycoller, North-West England.
Wycoller is a village in the parish of Trawden Forest, Pendle, Lancashire, UK. It is located 3 miles east of Colne near to the junction of the Lancashire, West Yorkshire and Nor…
Added on July 23, 2013

Bridge House, Ambleside.

Bridge House, Ambleside.
Bridge House is possibly the most photographed building in the Lake District National Park and a popular subject for many artists, including Turner. A tiny building, originally an apple store for nearby Ambleside Hall, it was built over Stock Beck to esca…
Added on July 17, 2013

Haunted hotel, York.

Haunted hotel, York.
The Golden Fleece is an inn in York, England, which has a free-house pub on the ground floor and four guest bedrooms above. It was mentioned in the York City Archives as far back as 1503 and is rumoured to be haunted (the inn claims to be the most haunted…
Added on July  5, 2013

Wycoller Hall ("Ferndean Manor" from the novel "Jane Eyre")

Wycoller Hall ("Ferndean Manor" from the novel "Jane Eyre")
This 16th Century Tudor Manor house is believed to be the inspiration for Ferndean Manor in the novel "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte. Charlotte and her family lived in the Parsonage at Haworth, just a few miles from here and are reported to have visited…
Added on June 12, 2013

Roughlee.....The Old Hall

Roughlee.....The Old Hall
This 16th Century building known as The Old Hall (built in 1536) was the former home of Alice Nutter, one of the accused "Pendle Witches" who was executed at Lancaster with nine others in 1612.

Camera: Nikon D300s.
Lens: Nikkor 70-200mm f2.8

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Added on June 10, 2013

Blacko: the village and tower.

Blacko: the village and tower.
Overlooking the village is Stansfield Tower (a.k.a. Blacko Tower), which was built around 1890. A local grocer, Jonathan Stansfield, built this circular rough stone tower to provide himself with a view over Ribblesdale from the top but the height fell som…
Added on June  8, 2013