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Rural Landscapes Collection (#2)

The English Countryside

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Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Blea Tarn, Lake District J060236

Blea Tarn, Lake District J060236
BLEA TARN, Lake District, Cumbria. A view across Blea Tarn showing reflections of the clouds on the waters surface

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Wast Water, Lake District J060226

Wast Water, Lake District J060226
WAST WATER, Lake District, Cumbria. A view over Wast Water showing the fell of Yew Barrow in the distance

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Byall Fen DP219045

Byall Fen DP219045
Byall Fen, Manea, Fenland, Cambridgeshire. The landscape at Welches Dam, looking south-west towards the river Delph from the embankment track, September 2017

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Coalhouse Fort DP182466

Coalhouse Fort DP182466
Coalhouse Fort, East Tilbury, Thurrock, Essex. The fort, looking north-west from the far bank of the water-filled ditch on its east side. Photographed in July 2016

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Byall Fen DP219044

Byall Fen DP219044
Byall Fen, Manea, Fenland, Cambridgeshire. The landscape at Welches Dam, looking towards the river Delph from the north-east, September 2017

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: North Yorkshire landscape N100504

North Yorkshire landscape N100504
KETTLEWELL, North Yorkshire. Panoramic view of field barns in the landscape

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Roseberry Topping from Morton Carr N100025

Roseberry Topping from Morton Carr N100025
ROSEBERRY TOPPING, North Yorkshire / Cleveland. View across Morton Carr towards Roseberry Topping on the horizon with hay bales and tree on a frosty, misty winter morning. Sunrise

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Derwentwater K100004

Derwentwater K100004
DERWENTWATER, Lake District National Park, Cumbria. View across the water showing an ice formation on the right. derwent

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Ullswater, Lake District N100017

Ullswater, Lake District N100017
ULLSWATER, Lake District, Cumbria. A landing stage jetty with reflection of Place Fell in the lake

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Farm wagons, Norfolk a98_15161

Farm wagons, Norfolk a98_15161
Freethorpe, Norfolk. These two traditional horse-drawn farm wagons would still have been in regular use when this photograph was taken. Behind, a portable elevator was used to build the haystacks

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Clun 24753_041

Clun 24753_041
CLUN, Shropshire. Aerial view of the countryside. A small town nestling in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The remains of Clun Castle can be made out to the right of the town

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Backlit tree and meadow at sunrise N061020

Backlit tree and meadow at sunrise N061020
English countryside. Backlit trees and meadow at sunrise

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Ploughing a076208

Ploughing a076208
A field in Hertfordshire, being ploughed by a man on a tractor. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1950-1959

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Rievaulx Abbey J870075

Rievaulx Abbey J870075
RIEVAULX ABBEY, North Yorkshire. View from the hillside

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Poppy field N071386

Poppy field N071386
NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTRYSIDE. View of poppies in field with white cloud in the sky

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Hadrians Wall: Walltown Crags N070998

Hadrians Wall: Walltown Crags N070998
HADRIANs WALL: WALLTOWN CRAGS, Northumberland. View of the wall and milecastle. hadrian

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Shap Abbey K060279

Shap Abbey K060279
SHAP ABBEY, Cumbria. View of the 15th century west tower from a high vantage point

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Hadrians Wall J080005

Hadrians Wall J080005
HADRIANs WALL, Northumberland. Cuddys Crags, near turret 37A. The morning light illuminates the wall with Broomlee Lough in the distance. hadrian

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Poppies N060980

Poppies N060980
Low-level view of poppies in full bloom against blue-sky backdrop. Near Lullingstone, Shoreham, Kent. Poppy flower

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Early light on the Langdale Pikes, Cumbria N060979

Early light on the Langdale Pikes, Cumbria N060979
LANGDALE PIKES, Lake District National Park, Langdale, Cumbria. Mountain in the morning sunlight with footpath and wall

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Haywheels J070054

Haywheels J070054
KENT COUNTRYSIDE, View of hay bails / haywheels in a field near Farningham

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Woodland path J070052

Woodland path J070052
ANDREWS WOOD, Polhill, Kent. Morning light illuminates a woodland path. Rays of sunlight

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Castlerigg Stone Circle N071051

Castlerigg Stone Circle N071051
CASTLERIGG STONE CIRCLE, Cumbria. General view of the stones showing the fells in the distance

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: English village a079532

English village a079532
A view from an elevated position over an unidentified village lane, showing small whitewashed and thatched cottages either side of the road and a rural landscape of fields beyond

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Mill Pond, Grantchester a074220

Mill Pond, Grantchester a074220
MILL POND, Grantchester Road, Grantchester, Cambridgeshire. A view north-west across the Mill Pond beside Grantchester Road in Grantchester, South Cambridgeshire

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Scafell EAW587429

Scafell EAW587429
SCAFELL, Cumbria. Aerial view of Great End, 910 metres (2984 ft), the most northerly mountain in the Scafell chain, in the Lake District National Park. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Mam Tor, Derbyshire K031245

Mam Tor, Derbyshire K031245
MAM TOR, Peak District, Derbyshire. General view of the hill and surrounding countryside. Mam Tor is the site of a large Iron Age fort

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Peters Stone, Derbyshire K031244

Peters Stone, Derbyshire K031244
PETERs STONE, Peak District, Derbyshire. View of the large limestone outcrop and surrounding countryside, Cressbrook Dale

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Country lane N070968

Country lane N070968
GREEN LANE, Dog Hill Wood, near Ledbury, Herefordshire. A general view of the woodland landscape looking up the lane with dappled sunlight shining through the trees

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Beeston Castle J860370

Beeston Castle J860370
BEESTON CASTLE, Cheshire. General view

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Hadrians Wall J910099

Hadrians Wall J910099
HADRIANs WALL, Northumberland. View from Cuddys Crag looking east. hadrian

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Mitchells Fold Stone Circle K040516

Mitchells Fold Stone Circle K040516
MITCHELLs FOLD STONE CIRCLE, Shropshire. View of part of the Bronze Age stone circle

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Castlerigg Stone Circle J850519

Castlerigg Stone Circle J850519
CASTLERIGG STONE CIRCLE, Cumbria. General view from the south west

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Bratton Ball K020595

Bratton Ball K020595
BRATTON BALL, Exmoor, Somerset. Sheep grazing

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Hadrians Wall N070326

Hadrians Wall N070326
HADRIANs WALL, Northumberland. View of an isolated tree along the line of the vallum, at sunset. hadrian

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Hadrians Wall N060886

Hadrians Wall N060886
HADRIANs WALL, Northumberland. Section of the wall running east from Housesteads. hadrian

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: St Catherines Chapel K040043

St Catherines Chapel K040043
ST CATHERINEs CHAPEL, Abbotsbury, Dorset. Exterior view with sheep in the foreground

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Peveril Castle K060036

Peveril Castle K060036
PEVERIL CASTLE, Castleton, Peak District, Derbyshire. A view from the South East looking across Cavedale towards the Keep with Mam Tor in the distance

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Peveril Castle K041035

Peveril Castle K041035
PEVERIL CASTLE, Castleton, Peak District Derbyshire. General view from the South East looking across Cavedale towards the Keep with Mam Tor in the distance

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Warkworth Castle K021163

Warkworth Castle K021163
WARKWORTH CASTLE, Northumberland. View from the footpath along the River Coquet

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Hadrians Wall N060772

Hadrians Wall N060772
HADRIANs WALL, Northumberland. General view of the wall with Milecastle 39. hadrian

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Kenilworth Castle J900445

Kenilworth Castle J900445
KENILWORTH CASTLE, Warwickshire. A view from the south with cattle / cows grazing in the foreground

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Ullswater Boat House, Lake District J060232

Ullswater Boat House, Lake District J060232
ULLSWATER BOAT HOUSE, Lake District, Cumbria. General view of the lake and boathouse

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Side Pike, Lake District J060229

Side Pike, Lake District J060229
SIDE PIKE, Lake District, Cumbria. View of the Great Langdale Head valley

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Side Pike, Lake District J060227

Side Pike, Lake District J060227
SIDE PIKE, Lake District, Cumbria. View of Blea Tarn, Blea Moss and the Tilberthwaite Fells

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Side Pike, Lake District J060230

Side Pike, Lake District J060230
SIDE PIKE, Lake District, Cumbria. View from Side Pike showing Blea Tarn and Tilberthwaite fells in the background

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Reaps Cross

Reaps Cross
Wayside cross in an isolated position on wild moorland overlooking Gorple Lower Reservoir, West Yorkshire. IoE 423310

Background imageRural Landscapes Collection: Cumbrian Fells K960908

Cumbrian Fells K960908
BIRD HOW, Eskdale, Cumbria. Farmhouse with the Cumbrian fells beyond




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