Image title: Bramall Hall in Snow - ultra high resolution composite image

Bramall Hall in Snow - ultra high resolution composite image

Bramall Hall Stockport is pictured here during snowy weather prior to Christmas 2009. Bramall hall is a Tudor manor house, parts of which date from the 14th century. It is constructed on a hilltop overlooking Bramall Park. The front of the house faces east and has seven gables. It is built in the style known as 'half-timbered'. The timbers are painted black and the areas in between are coloured white. Bramall Hall is owned and maintained by Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council. Bramall Hall is located in Cheshire. Stockport MBC is one of the 10 councils of Greater Manchester.

Bramall Hall looks especially magnificent in snowy weather. It's very interesting to study all the details of the facade with its carvings, crooked angles and irregularly shaped windows and gables. Unlike the great houses of later centuries, this one is irregular and asymmetrical in form. This is because various sections were added at different times. I loved to visit Bramall Hall as a child and regularly visit Bramall Park today.


Bramall Hall in Snow - ultra high resolution composite image



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Sony Alpha A350 digital camera - This is an ultra high resolution (UHR) composite image made up of six overlapping images which I merged together by hand in Photoshop Elements. The original digital file has pixel dimensions of 8754 x 4592 and can be enlarged to a size of four feet and larger. This image is available as a canvas print or photographic print.

Stockport, great houses, manor houses, medieval architecture, photos of houses in Cheshire, Greater Manchester.

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Aidan O'RourkeAidan O'Rourke has been active in photography and online media since 1995. He has documented the development of the local area in his Eyewitness website (1997-2005) and as a contributor to books, publications and the Manchester Evening News. He runs his Eyewitness photography walks in Manchester, Liverpool and other locations. He offers one-to-one tuition in Photography and Languages. He is a high-level speaker of German and can offer photography walks and tours through the medium of German. Visit www.aidan.co.uk

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