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A Last Look

A Last Look
A final, close-up of the southern Centre Block.
Added on November  3, 2007

Fruits and Veggies from a Castle

Fruits and Veggies from a Castle
With over 1,000 acres of land, part of Castle Howard is used to grow produce and visitors can buy fresh fruits and vegetables from the little shop.
Added on November  3, 2007

A Moment in Time

A Moment in Time
A clock tower at the east wing of Castle Howard. Even though there's still much to see, if I don't get back to the entrance, I'd miss the shuttle bus back to Malton. Reluctantly I bid farewell to my beloved Castle.
Added on November  3, 2007

Belvedere Antinous

Belvedere Antinous
According to the plaque, this is the statue of Belvedere Antinous, said to represent the beautiful Greek youth who was Emperor Hadrian's favourite.
Added on November  3, 2007

Statue of the Four Winds

Statue of the Four Winds
Added on November  2, 2007

Guarding the Path

Guarding the Path
Added on November  2, 2007

Temple of the Four Winds

Temple of the Four Winds
English baroque country houses often have exotic little buildings scatter over the parks. This Temple of the Four Winds was designed by John Vanbrugh in 1724 - 1726.
Added on November  2, 2007

Castle Howard: 1,000 Acres

Castle Howard: 1,000 Acres
Castle Howard was built by the Third Earl of Carlisle very early in the 18th century. He was descended from the the "Belted Will" Howard, a younger son of the Duke of Norfolk.

The estate spans more than 1,000 acres and this prospect gives you an idea how…
Added on November  2, 2007

The South Lawn Formal Garden

The South Lawn Formal Garden
Castle Howard, Malton, North Yorkshire (England).

As seen in the TV adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited.
Added on November  2, 2007

The Atlas Fountain

The Atlas Fountain
The day I visited Castle Howard the weather changed from sunny blue sky to heavy showers, to overcast, back to a clear sky by night time.

It being North Yorkshire, the winter is supposed to be a bit gloomy.

As seen in the TV adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's…
Added on November  1, 2007

South Front of Castle Howard

South Front of Castle Howard
The centre block, the Dome and the Great Hall were all built early in the 1700s and was designed by half-English, half-Flemish architect Sir John Vanbrugh.

As seen in the TV adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited.
Added on November  1, 2007

Resting Peacock

Resting Peacock
The peacocks apparently love to lie down in a warm spot. Today, the warm spot is a window-sill facing the south front of the house.
Added on November  1, 2007

Palladian West

Palladian West
The west wing of Castle Howard was built in the 1750s in the Palladian style. The Fourth Earl was said to have regretted later about his own choice of style.
Added on November  3, 2007

The South Lake: Gloomy Romanticism

The South Lake: Gloomy Romanticism
I find this particular view of the South Lake very delightful. It's a bit, er, gloomily romantic, if you know what I mean.

I highly recommend this place on a cold, cloudy day if you need to be a bit philosophical.
Added on November  2, 2007

Tea Time

Tea Time
Added on November  1, 2007

A Fine Prospect

A Fine Prospect
A fine prospect of the grounds taken from inside Castle Howard.
Added on November  1, 2007