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Chesterfield
I like finding beautiful old places, which I then take black and white pictures of so that they look bleak and forbidding. Don't blame me, I listened to The Cure too much when I was young. Find me on Twitter at @DforDerivative.
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Whitby Abbey, Whitby, EnglandWhitby AbbeyWhitby, EnglandThere's about a thousand steps to climb the abbey, but once you're up there - it's amazing. Mentioned in Bram Stoker's "Dracula" as the place where...Eyam, EnglandEyamEnglandEyam is forever engraved in English history as the place where, in 1665, the entire population decided to shut themselves off from the rest of the...Curbar Edge, Derbyshire, EnglandCurbar EdgeDerbyshire, EnglandThe walk along Curbar Edge - a low rock outcrop overlooking a U-shaped glacial valley - is one of my most favourite places on Earth. This is the...Sennen Cove, EnglandSennen CoveEnglandSennen Cove is literally just around the corner from Land's End - there's a beautiful coastal path you can follow to get there. The town itself is...Old Whittington, EnglandOld WhittingtonEnglandSt. Bartholomew's Church, Old Whittington, Chesterfield.Queens Park, Chesterfield, EnglandQueens ParkChesterfield, EnglandThis is the cricket pavilion, shot with an IR camera.Church of St Mary and All Saints, Chesterfield, EnglandChurch of St Mary and All SaintsChesterfield, EnglandChesterfield's famous 'Crooked Spire', shot though the trees using an IR camera.Spital Cemetery, Chesterfield, EnglandSpital CemeteryChesterfield, EnglandThe view from aside the main entrance at the deconsecrated church at Spital, Chesterfield, looking down the hill. Shot with an infrared camera.Brackenfield Trinity Chapel, Derbyshire, EnglandBrackenfield Trinity ChapelDerbyshire, EnglandInterior view of the lost chapel of Brackenfield, near Ogston reservoir in Derbyshire.Queens Park, Chesterfield, EnglandQueens ParkChesterfield, EnglandThe scoreboard at the cricket ground in Chesterfield, where Derbyshire play occasional first class matches. It's one of the most beautiful grounds...Kelham Island Museum, Sheffield, EnglandKelham Island MuseumSheffield, EnglandKelham Island, Sheffield. Shot in IR from the footbridge.Flatiron Building, New York City, New YorkFlatiron BuildingNew York City, New YorkThe view over the Flatiron building from the observation deck of the Empire State Building.Liverpool One, Liverpool, EnglandLiverpool OneLiverpool, EnglandDetail of a derelict church window, Liverpool (sorry, I can't remember the exact location or the name).Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, EnglandWells-next-the-SeaNorfolk, EnglandThe beach at Wells-next-the-Sea; shot with an infrared camera, the light shapes in the foreground are rifts of loose sand being blown around the...Stoke Rochford, EnglandStoke RochfordEnglandIn the grounds of Stoke Rochford Hall are two of these structures. They look as though they were part of a wall circling the grounds of the house...Stanton Moor, Derbyshire, EnglandStanton MoorDerbyshire, EnglandThe Cork Stone, Stanton Moor; one of a number of impressive natural outcrops on Stanton Moor. Composed of weathered sandstone, it resembles a huge...Eyam, EnglandEyamEnglandThis is St Lawrence's Church in Eyam, Derbyshire; the 'plague village'. There has been a place of worship on this site from the the 13th century....Curbar Edge, Derbyshire, EnglandCurbar EdgeDerbyshire, EnglandTaken very early one frosty December morning in 2012, this is the view from atop Curbar Edge over the valley.Porthcurno, EnglandPorthcurnoEnglandCarved into the sheer granite cliffs are a number of WWII features, such as this staircase and doorway. Read about them on Wikipedia here:...Sennen, EnglandSennenEnglandSennen Cove is amazing - it's Cornwall's best-kept secret. It's a 20 minute coastal walk away from Land's End, but where Land's End is a tourist...
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