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The other side.

By DeSilver
St Chad's Church, Shrewsbury occupies a prominent position in the county town of Shropshire. The current church building was built in 1792, and with its distinctive round shape and high tower it is a well-known landmark in the town. It faces The Quarry area of parkland, which slopes down to the River Severn. The church is a Grade I listed building.

Charles Darwin was baptised in St Chad's church in 1809, and as a young boy attended the church with his mother Susannah

The headstone prop of Ebenezer Scrooge (played by George C. Scott) that was used in the 1984 film A Christmas Carol is still present in the now-disused churchyard. Film Prop

Tags: Architecture Shrewsbury St chads

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Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2019 11:41AM
Excellent mono, good photography,
Good light as well. Isabel GrinGrinGrin
27 Nov 2019 11:45AM
Love them both, David.
adagio Plus
2 3 2 England
27 Nov 2019 11:59AM
Lovely shot, and I like them both too.....difficult to chose a favourite!!

Saastad Plus
1 16 15 Norway
27 Nov 2019 12:04PM
Two beautiful photos. Fine composition and framing and good processing too.

Arne Smile
Joline Plus
14 30 59 United States
27 Nov 2019 12:22PM
The version definitely does it for me. Very nicely done.
27 Nov 2019 1:22PM
Excellent, like the version
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 17 England
27 Nov 2019 2:06PM
A fine-looking building, David, and nicely framed by the trees. The version works well too, has a timeless feel to it 👍
Trev 😀
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2019 7:22PM
two lovely images David
like them both
27 Nov 2019 10:09PM
Thoughtfully and well composed and taken images, David.
Imposing and very fine buildings.
Mike_Smith Plus
13 723 1 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2019 7:37PM
Two nice captures, my favorite is the lead shot works well in mono
Yogendra 17 22 1 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2019 9:41PM
Wonderful, both versions look Superb...
4 Dec 2019 2:58AM
Lovely use of the tree branches for framing David , your text was a good read on this historic Darwinian birthplace , the lead for me !
Cheers Walt
16 Dec 2019 12:10PM
Stunning captures.
Great narrative that adds context.
16 Jan 2020 4:15AM
Great shot,....and really distinctive processing.


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