Tyneham


Creech Arch


Knowlton henge


badbury rings

Badbury Rings

prehistoric hill-fort and barrows

Dorset


Black Poems Barrow


queen of ruins

This former home of three Queens of England was destroyed by fire in 1978 and has been derelict ever since.

Originally a 12th century fortified manor house,

granted a license to crenellate and become a castle in 1266,
with deep moat, curtain walling, hall, solar block and gatehouse.

Later alterations in the 15th and 17th centuries before being remodelled into a country house in the 19th century.

On my visit today it was clear to see where the recent very strong winds have blown over a large section of walls, their neglected supporting scaffolding included.


Corngreaves Hall

Corngreaves Hall

Built c.1780

derelict since c. 1995

now looks like it might finally get rescued

=)