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Wilders Folly

By Cristian
The simple brick tower was built in 1769 by Reverend Henry Wilder while he was courting Joan Thoyt of Sulhamstead House. Wilder constructed the belvedere on Nunhide Hill so that it could be seen from Thoyt's home as well as his own residence, Sulham House.

The building featured an open ground-level arcade. The painted first floor room was accessed by an exterior wooden staircase. The two floors above ground level featured glazed ogive windows. The castellated top contained a flat lead roof.

In the late 19th century the building's windows were bricked up and the tower became a dovecote.

v1 - HDR
v2 - Original
v3 - Mono


Tags: Hdr Landscape and travel Folly tower Berks Canon eos 50d Canon EF24-105L Sulham

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25 Apr 2011 6:11PM
HDR adds just a bit more. Bombolini

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PhillipMinnis 8 94 4 Australia
7 May 2011 9:26AM
Great colours and composition! Lovely!


Emu72 9 7 1 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2011 11:50AM
V2 for me, or V1 with slightly less shade on the building imo. Great capture!
Cristian 13 950 1
3 Sep 2011 12:47PM
Thanks for looking over my images Tim.

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