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Ledbury Market House

By Glostopcat  
Ledbury is one of the finest Black and White towns in the country. Situated on a crossroads, this market town has evolved to meet modern demands but still retains its charm and beauty. Ledbury's market house pictured here built around 1633, has been credited to John Abel. It is a two storey timber framed building, the lower storey is open for market activity, the upper storey with its attractive herringbone panelling, is supported on tapered timber posts and stone plinths. The gables are divided into square panels.
Many thanks to all those who commented and clicked on the winter in the Cotswolds series, i'll endeavour to catch up with what you've all been up to over the past week, now that i've got some time, Ed

Tags: Architecture Herefordshire Ledbury Ledbury market house

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JYBluesman 14 97
24 Nov 2007 1:14PM
Superb capture Ed espeically to get the whole of this building in the frame. Super detail and colour. Jeff
Mavis 19 143 2 England
24 Nov 2007 1:19PM
A fine building well captured . xx
TyChee Plus
16 275 1 United States
24 Nov 2007 1:24PM
Excellent capture of a very interesting structure.
bunbeam 15 2 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2007 1:41PM
What an amazing building and explanation.. Brilliantly captured (both images)
franken Plus
18 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2007 1:42PM
Interesting image and story, I like version 1.

newy17 15 273 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2007 1:43PM
beautiful building ed,i bet that building has some story's to tell,,
Buffalo_Tom Plus
15 2.3k 21 Wales
24 Nov 2007 1:43PM
Lovely pair of images.Been through this town a number of times and it is very historical place.Excellent.
SandraKay Plus
14 233 4 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2007 2:00PM
Well done for managing to get a shot of the building with no cars going past. Lots of interest both in the picture and in your description. I also like the way you've filled the frame with the subject.
Mikelane 14 1 Wales
24 Nov 2007 2:25PM
Yes .Both shots very good ,love this sort of building the old b/w old towns Fabulous take Well done .
Nettles 14 England
24 Nov 2007 2:26PM
I used to go here all the time for coffee and a chat with friends. Thanks for the memories, oh, and a great pair of shots.
24 Nov 2007 2:56PM
Two excellent shots Ed, beautiful buildings,
24 Nov 2007 3:28PM
Love both versions, nice detail

phototime 15 8 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2007 4:42PM
Excellent shots Ed,like both versions and lovely light with superb detail.

Bodiewil 13 46 Wales
24 Nov 2007 4:51PM
I love Ledbury and love this as well. Nice one Ed

Rock 19 10 2 England
24 Nov 2007 5:07PM
Super shot's of Olde England !

CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
24 Nov 2007 5:14PM
A superb capture of a wonderful building, I know Ledbury well. Carol
phil_j 15 134 4 England
24 Nov 2007 5:31PM
Great shot, this building is almost identical to the town hall in Wootton Bassett, nr Swindon.

AndyCRevitt 14 12 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2007 5:43PM
Great images, well done.
24 Nov 2007 7:31PM
I've seen this but failed to capture its glory this way Ed. 1 is better than 2 for me.

paulb20 Plus
14 12 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2007 7:31PM
Thats a lovely old building you have captured Ed Well done.
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
24 Nov 2007 7:55PM
Fine detailed composition Ed. Essential to ensure we maintain these fine old links with the past.
norton 17 2 6 Jersey
24 Nov 2007 8:19PM
Great shot,well composed and captured............

24 Nov 2007 8:24PM
Round of applause Edmund, Willy Shakespear has to be around some place, pleasure to be the 30th
pamelajean Plus
15 1.6k 2227 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2007 8:54PM
My goodness, 1633, what a stunning building, beautifully captured, let's hope it stands for many years to come.
Pegon 16 78 1 England
24 Nov 2007 9:38PM
Nicely captured Ed. No1 for me, the car spoils shot 2 for me.
Diana 14 2.0k 19 Netherlands
24 Nov 2007 10:11PM
like both as much as each other .. superb and interesting subject too

brownsilent 14 7 2 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2007 10:17PM
Oh, what a beautiful building - very interesting architecture. Well done to show it to us.
bayleaf 13 8 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2007 11:13PM
These are super shots Edmund.

I have seen a similar structure in Wootton Bassett in Wiltshire. Must try and capture it one day.

Best wishes,

JimV 15 6 3 Canada
25 Nov 2007 1:57AM
Due to the movement of the people have been having fun trying to decide which order you took these in Ed, whether it was a falling out or a getting together! Certainly an eye catching building and thanks for the history write-up.
Rgds., Jim
chrissd 15 304 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2007 6:01AM
great building Ed, lovely shot
imagio 14 12 1 England
25 Nov 2007 8:20AM
Excellent capture Ed

ChristineL 16 39 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2007 9:35AM
beautiful images of a great building, I love Ledbury,
GalleryGirl 13 4 2 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2007 9:39AM
Super image. Great shot.
Thanks for your kind comments and enjoy your Sunday.
Marilyn x
trissie 15 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2007 1:20PM
A lovely building Ed, well captured.

Trish x
graceland 16 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2007 2:01PM
nice one Ed well done

I have uploaded a mod here Sure this was you in Yorkshire !!
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
25 Nov 2007 2:51PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
25 Nov 2007 5:41PM
lovely tutor building and composed well..

Nikki !
Hop-A-Long 14 52 1 England
25 Nov 2007 8:50PM
Great shot. Nice composition.
VNelson 16 3 United States
27 Nov 2007 6:27AM
Makes the eye dance.

AlanC1 14 1 England
28 Nov 2007 8:27PM
The number of times I have waited for a train at Ledbury viaduct, May have had more luck in the Town. well done.
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
28 Nov 2007 8:30PM
There's plenty of architectural interest in the town, lots of quaint old shops and historic black and white half timbered buildings
rmr 14 1 Wales
29 Nov 2007 9:52PM
superb image,wonderful angle and superb colours

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