So here we are at Durlston Head. This is the castle built in the 1860's by George Burt, a man ahead of his time as will be seen.
Good over all view, although that small turret looks rather precarious up there!
12 Dec 2013 8:08am
Wonderful POV. The castle is magnificent. Have a nice day. :)
12 Dec 2013 8:14am
Intriging design at work - and magnificent composition.
12 Dec 2013 8:34am
I do like the way you are covering these places . . adding the history.
12 Dec 2013 8:52am
Lovely old castle, wonderful view, and the stonework is my favorite:)
12 Dec 2013 9:56am
Stunning scene with the brilliant stonework and that ominous sky. Excellent image.
12 Dec 2013 11:14am
so beautiful composition, clouds, colors, lights & textures!
12 Dec 2013 11:43am
Superb composition . Beautiful !
12 Dec 2013 11:49am
Wonderful composition. Stunning capture of the castle from the excellent POV.
12 Dec 2013 1:10pm
Avec ce mur en fond et les pierres quel petite tourelle charmant.
12 Dec 2013 1:47pm
Cracking shot, from the helicopter?? to the dry stone wall great job .
12 Dec 2013 4:43pm
@Jeff: helicopter?? I wish....
The penny has now dropped. You don't mean I was on a helicopter to take the shot but the one your eagle eye spotted in the distance :)
LOve the way you composed this view for us.
12 Dec 2013 5:43pm
i Love this impressive framing, and the skie in front of the contruction is like a fighting ;-)
12 Dec 2013 6:05pm
12 Dec 2013 6:48pm
Beautiful compo, the turret makes a nice foreground.
12 Dec 2013 6:53pm
12 Dec 2013 8:43pm
I did not realize they were still building castles in the 19th century - I always thought of castles as medieval structures.
12 Dec 2013 9:22pm
@Ferret: The Victorians had a taste for pastiche and adapted many architectural styles to their buildings, such as faux timber framing. Lots of nouveau rich industrialists built large castle style houses on their new estates. It was all appearance really.
What wonderful stonework for this castle shot. It's in a beautiful spot with those white cliffs beyond, but the horizon police may give you a warrant. ;D
12 Dec 2013 9:45pm
@Judy aka L@dybug: I know I know, They're banging on the door as i type :0
I love these historic sites. Nice shot.
13 Dec 2013 1:03am
13 Dec 2013 8:00am
The princess tower ... I need to see a long golden braid! A hug, Adela
13 Dec 2013 11:30am
Learn something new everyday ... thank you or the explanation.
13 Dec 2013 6:21pm
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