Architecture · England

Ironbridge – The First Iron Bridge in the World

Ironbridge is a 30 metre cast iron bridge built across the River Severn in 1779. It sits in the village of Ironbridge in the heart of the gorge, in Shropshire. It is the longest bridge to made of Iron at the time and is therefore known as beginning of the industrial revolution. Now it is… Continue reading Ironbridge – The First Iron Bridge in the World

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Architecture · England

Shropshire – the birthplace of the industrial revolution

Shropshire is a county in the West Midlands, England. It borders Powys and Wrexham in Wales, Cheshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire and Herefordshire. The county's population and the economy are centred on the main towns of Shrewsbury and Telford. The county has many market towns, including Whitchurch, Newport and Market Drayton. The Ironbridge Gorge area is a… Continue reading Shropshire – the birthplace of the industrial revolution

Architecture · Birmingham · England

Compton Verney, Warwickshire

What Need to Know About ..... Compton Verney, Warwickshire Compton Verney is a Grade I listed house built in 1714 by Richard Verney, 11th Baron Willoughby de Broke. It was first extensively extended by George Verney, 12th Baron Willoughby de Broke in the early 18th century and then remodelled and the interiors redesigned by Robert… Continue reading Compton Verney, Warwickshire

Architecture · Birmingham · England · Warwickshire

Coughton Court, Warwickshire

The house has a long crenelated faΓ§ade directly facing the main road, at the centre of which is the Tudor Gatehouse, dating from 1530; this has hexagonal turrets and oriel windows in the English Renaissance style. The gatehouse is the oldest part of the house and is flanked by later wings, in the Strawberry Hill… Continue reading Coughton Court, Warwickshire

Architecture · England

National Trust – the treasures of britain

The National Trust is a charity organisation for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty in Britain found in 1895. The premises is to protect the heritage and open spaces so that it is enjoyable for all. It covers, England, Wales and Northern Irelands, Scotland have there own. The large majority are English country houese… Continue reading National Trust – the treasures of britain

Warwickshire

Wollaton Hall, Nottinghamshire – the beginning of batman

Wollaton Hall Driving up the vast drive, and on a slight hill, you are met with a lusious green grass, with deers in the distance. The picture is like something out of a movie. To be precise, the Batman movie. This 16th century Elibethean Hall was used as the setting for the Batman Manor and… Continue reading Wollaton Hall, Nottinghamshire – the beginning of batman