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It would be hard to find a more pleasant and peaceful place than Rothbury. This enchanting little market town sits splendidly...

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Photo © Glenn Gibson

A thinkers abode

This is Cragside a country house near Rothbury in Northumberland, England. It was the first house in the world to be lit using hydroelectric power. Built into a rocky hillside above a 4 km² forest garden, it was the country home of Lord Armstrong and has been in the care of the National Trust since 1977.

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Photographer: © Glenn Gibson (Gallery)(24th February 2009)
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A thinkers abode

This is Cragside a country house near Rothbury in Northumberland, England. It was the first house in the world to be lit using hydroelectric power. Built into a rocky hillside above a 4 km² forest garden, it was the country home of Lord Armstrong and has been in the care of the National Trust since 1977.

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This picture also appears in the following picture tours:
Cragside, Flora, Buildings & Structures, Trees & Woodlands, Stately Homes & Country Houses, Northumberland, Northumberland, Colours of England


Camera Make: FUJIFILM Model: FinePix S5700 S700
Exposure Program: Program, Focal length: 6.3 mm, Aperture: f 4.9, ISO: 64, Exposure time: 1/250 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: May 26, 2008, 3:21 pm
ImageID:1083483, Image size: 1200 x 900 pixels

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Comment by Diana Sinclair(25th February 2009)

Wow, great angle and great colors!

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Comment by Gives Up! '(25th February 2009)

That's fantastic. I'm hoping to go to Cragside this summer.

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Comment by Cathy E.(25th February 2009)

Gorgeous photo. Love the colors.

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Comment by Brian Arlow(26th February 2009)

JUST A GREAT PIC GOOD ANGLE

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Comment by Rohit Gour(21st August 2011)

Some pics just touch our hearts...really beautiful

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