SP5077 : Brownsover Hall Hotel - Honeysuckle seat

taken 2 months ago, near to Cosford, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Brownsover Hall Hotel - Honeysuckle seat
Brownsover Hall Hotel - Honeysuckle seat
The honeysuckle bedecked seat seen ahead is at the end of the drive which sweeps round the front of SP5077 : Brownsover Hall Hotel - from its southern gardens
The perfume from the honeysuckle was beautiful, particularly in the evening.
See also SP5077 : Brownsover Hall Hotel - Honeysuckle flowers
Brownsover Hall

Brownsover Hall was built in the mid C19th by Sir George Gilbert Scott for the then-owners the Ward-Boughton-Leigh family. It is principally of red brick with stone dressings and blue brick patterns (some of which look rather like space invaders!) and is in the Victorian Gothic style.
Between 1936 and 1942 it was the home of famous inventor, Sir Frank Whittle, inventor of the jet engine.
In the 1970s it was converted into a hotel, which it still is. Including those in various annexes (such as the stables) it has 47 bedrooms. It is set within 7 acres of landscaped grounds which are bounded on the western side by the disused Brownsover Arm of the Oxford Canal. The nearby Swift Valley nature reserve can be accessed via the canal towpath exterior to grounds.
The hotel's website: LinkExternal link
English Heritage listings:
Brownsover Hall (main house) (Grade II*) LinkExternal link
Stable Block (Grade II) LinkExternal link
Coach House (Grade II) LinkExternal link
Coachman's Cottage (Grade II) LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 May, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 June, 2021
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  Country estates 
Place (from Tags)
Brownsover  Rugby 
Primary Subject of Photo
Seat 
Plant (from Tags)
Honeysuckle 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5070 7752 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:23.6017N 1:15.3823W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5071 7752
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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