Church Tower - Framed View - Harrogate, Yorkshire, Great Britain.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 53° 59.557 W 001° 32.569
30U E 595531 N 5983683
Quick Description: The photo frame is in an area called 'The Stray' it has a bench seat, and the view is St Peters Church. Located in Harrogate, Yorkshire, UK.
Location: North East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/13/2014 2:19:41 PM
Waymark Code: WMKB6V
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi
Views: 7

Long Description:
St Peters Church tower can be framed in this massive picture frame, but you have to get on your knees in order to get the tower in the picture.

If the frame was turned around, you would have a panoramic view of the Stray, and Harrogate.

"The Stray. When the Great Forest of Knaresborough was enclosed by the Act of 1770, an award dating from 19th August 1778 set aside as common land 200 acres between the ancient villages of High and Low Harrogate to protect the public right of access to the unique mineral springs and to provide exercise space for all in search of health. The award states '...the 200 acres shall forever hereafter remain open and unenclosed, and all persons shall and may have free access at all times to the said springs... and enjoy full and free ingress, egress and regress in, upon and over the said 200 acres...'. Grazing rights were controlled by gate holders until the 1893 Stray Act passed control to Harrogate Corporation, whose successors administer, but do not own, this priceless public asset." Text source: (visit link)

Harrogate - From Wikipedia:

"Harrogate is a spa town in North Yorkshire, England. Historically in the West Riding of Yorkshire, the town is a tourist destination and its visitor attractions include its spa waters and RHS Harlow Carr gardens. Nearby is the Yorkshire Dales national park. Harrogate grew out of two existing smaller settlements, High Harrogate and Low Harrogate, in the 17th century.

Harrogate spa water contains iron, sulphur and common salt. The town became known as 'The English Spa' in the Georgian Era, after its waters were discovered in the 16th century. In the 17th and 18th centuries the 'chalybeate' waters (i.e. containing iron) were a popular health treatment, and the influx of wealthy but sickly visitors contributed significantly to the wealth of the town." Text Source: (visit link)
Type of Framed View: huge picture frame

Access Times: Dawn to Dusk

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