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Barden Tower

The principal hunting lodge of the ancient Forest of Barden and home of the 10th Lord of Skipton, more commonly known as the Shepherd Lord. The ruined tower overlooks the Priest's House, built in the early 16th century which the Shepherd Lord built for his private Chaplain. On the Bolton Estate, Wharfedale.

comments (12)

  • Frances
  • United States
  • 9 Aug 2013, 02:19
Fabulous capture of ancient architecture John! As an American this type photography is fascinating to me. Well done smile
  • Chris
  • England
  • 9 Aug 2013, 07:05
Wow - a fantastic looking structure John. Alas I have never heard of it before..
  • Chad
  • Where latitude and attitude meet
  • 9 Aug 2013, 08:16
That is some hunting lodge John, more like a keep to me.
  • vintage
  • Australia
  • 9 Aug 2013, 09:44
Big and impressive imagine when it was new
I love the textures John, a wonderful shot.
  • Mary MacADNski
  • Beautiful Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • 9 Aug 2013, 10:45
The earth is trying to swallow it. Very good job.
Fine shot John. We decided to give the Bolton estate a miss in June and drove straight by and carried on to Grassington instead. I think we made the wrong decision.
A new one on me John. An impressive ruin
Very nice shot of an imposing building.
I love ruins...
beautiful ruins. the big blocks really give it a sturdy, massive look. love the moody clouds
I love captures like this.

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