Pleasure of Ruins / 9 Wenlock Priory

A post resulting from some banter with Meg (of Morsels and Scraps)  and also Jude (of Under a Cornish Sky) ….time to get this series going again.

I have searched high and low for previous posts I thought I had done on Wenlock Priory, Buildwas Abbey, and Haughmond Abbey to no avail.

So, here is Wenlock Priory in four photographs….alas, I can’t provide much information ….I know this was the first part I saw:

..then  the scale of the place in it’s heyday begins to become evident:

I do love a good arch to provide a frame:

……and this is what is left of the 12th Century Chapter House, the walls decorated with interlaced arches in elaborate patterns:

 

 

 

Advertisements

51 comments

  1. I love abbey ruins, and I love the photos in black and white. Nicely done. 🙂

  2. An interesting series of shots. So full of character and charm.

  3. Those places invite us to reflect to the wisdom of our ancestors and their love for the well-done work. 

  4. Lovely photos of these on-my-doorstep ruins. The ‘period’ edit well suits them.

  5. This is a really cool place. Excellent photos.

  6. The church was so wealthy at the time, those buildings must have been awe-inspiring to the local peasants.
    Best wishes, Pete.

  7. There is something about ruins in mono, you tend to see more, lovely captures 🙂

  8. They are lovely images, Sue. Did you pop in on Tish? 🙂 🙂

  9. Lovely in sepia and the ruins speaks of spectacular architecture. Just beautiful.

  10. A ruin g Irving infinite pleasures. Who’d swap it for a nondescript glass skyscraper?

  11. It is fantastic as a ruin, imagine it in its time – Much Wenlock is such a tiny place. Love all these images, but the second one really does show the scale of the building.

  12. Ruins are a great theme to work with. They conjure up images of the past and inspire people to write stories. Thank you for your inspirational post, Sue!

  13. Looks amazing! I am sure there was a lovely one near Nottingham that I used to go to but can’t think of it’s name???

Over to you...(by entering a comment, you agree to Wordpress collecting your name, email address and site URL)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

uniquefotoart

My Photography

Cindy Bruchman

Films. Travel. Photography. Books. Let's talk.

Letters from Athens

A blog about life and times in Greece

Lost in Translation

Looking for meanings in words, images and sounds

Manja Mexi Moving

And then I stop and sit and eat.

Estancia del tiempo detenido

Blog de fotografía. Isabel Fernández Bernaldo de Quirós

restlessjo

Roaming, at home and abroad

Please Pass the Recipe

from one generation to the next

AngelineM's Blog

A little BIT OF THE EVERY DAY............A good writer is basically a story teller, not a scholar or a redeemer of mankind. - Isaac Bashevis Singer

The Wine Castles of Gironde

A redstuffdan Collection

wordsandimages

here, there and other places

Mexi Movie the Third (closed)

Colouring by touch : altering by thought : fed by feeding.

Traveling at Wits End

relax, center, and stretch your photographic skills. Namaste.

P.A. Moed

Creative Exploration in Words and Pictures

The life of B

Mainly through the lens of a Nikon

Warsaw 2018

city of cobblestones, brutal history, parkland, music, spring ... and twins

~ wander.essence ~

where travel meets art

Away from the Drawing Board

anneguygardendesigns

Reymon de Real Photography

Amateur photography by a professional Physical Therapist!

%d bloggers like this: