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A picture tour of Newlands Corner - a Beauty Spot in the town of Guildford, in the county of Surrey
Newlands View
Newlands View - by Vince Hawthorn ©
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Photographer: © Vince Hawthorn (Gallery)(21st January 2015)
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Newlands View

Taken from the slopes at Newlands corner looking southwest we see the ridge in the distance known as Lidwell Copse. I was hoping to see on the summit The Church of St.Martha on-the-hill, however it is hidden behind the trees and a much longer walk would be required to see the church. The site has had a church/chapel there since saxon times but an explosion severely damaged the church in 1745 when an accident at a gunpowder factory further down the hill caused the damage. Re-built in !850 the church remains today , BUT there is not a road to it only a sandy track and the climb is said to take 15 minutes !! Dedication.
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Camera Make: Canon Model: Canon EOS 550D
Exposure Program: Landscape, Focal length: 116 mm, Aperture: f 5.7, ISO: 125, Exposure time: 1/160 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: January 14, 2015, 12:33 pm
ImageID:1194976, Image size: 3317 x 3861 pixels

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Comment by rustyruth(22nd January 2015)

Very nice shot Vince, great info too. 15 minutes you'll be up there in no time.

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Comment by Pat TroutPremier Member! Click for more info..(22nd January 2015)

Brilliant pic Vince, Lovely Info,

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Comment by Colin Jones(23rd January 2015)

Excellent photo well done

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