Tuesday, 6 March 2012

ABC Wednesday and H is for Houses

It is ABC Wednesday and H is for houses - subject - black and white This weekend we made a last visit to our local town Shrewsbury to try and capture the winning shot for our local camera club competition. It was a lovely evening and the town was less crowded which was more suitable to the occasion. The following are some of my shots
Castle Gates House - next to the Castle
A tricky one to get- The Old Council House - on Castle Gates
Rowleys Mansion - once a museum - now houses the Tourist Information Bureau
Just loved this lantern - spotted while walking up one of the shuts - spooky feel to it !
Moving into Hills Lane off the Mardol
Grope Lane - the houses are so close together - I love walking down this little street
The houses were so solidly made in those days - made to last
The Prince Rupert Hotel with St Marys spire in the background
Fish Street looking along to St Alkmunds Church Finally = make your mind up time - I think I shall enter one of these last two shots taken during the last week or two
Much Wenlock the Guildhall and Holy Trinity Church
Berrington Hall - just outside Shrewsbury What do you think ? Thanks for calling - I am linking to ABC Wednesday - how about you!

14 comments:

  1. I just love that type of architecture. "Gropes Lane" - I guess because it's so narrow one might get groped there? lol

    Leslie
    abcw team

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  2. Gropes Lane made me laugh!
    I love the last shot..and I'd like to live there.
    Jane x

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  3. Wonderful shots, and as I scroll down I am so impressed with your photos of the Shropshire countryside.

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  4. I also loved that lantern shot. Did you win?

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  5. These are ALL great houses - love that style.
    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

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  6. Charming houses on the very narrow lane. I would love to see them for real.

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  7. Beautiful houses with much character! Thanks for sharing:)

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  8. Love timbered houses and am so grateful that so many are preserved. Shrewsbury appears to have many riches to share.

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  9. These buildings are some very nice architectural work.

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  10. Shrewsbury has wonderful architecture. The whole town is a photo op!

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  11. Well, I completely missed this post when it came through - blogger is messing with me!

    Which pic did you enter and how did it do? If I'd had caught this sooner I think I'd have gone with the close up of Gropes Lane. A more unusual viewpoint with lots of leading lines.

    Fantastic pics, Jane, and you're making my feet itchy!

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  12. Breathtaking photos, Jane! I’d like to stroll around those narrow lanes viewing the fascinating architectures. Thanks for sharing.

    Yoko

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