Ratcheugh Observatory on Ratcheugh Crag

  • Description

    "The Observatory from the north west. Ratcheugh Observatory is an impressive eighteenth century sham ruin on Ratcheugh crag in Northumberland. Designed by Robert Adam around 1784 in memory of the first Duchess of Northumberland and constructed by John Bell of Durham, the centrepiece is the first floor Observatory, with spectacular views of the coast and Aln valley. " Photo by Russel Wills, 2012.
  • Owner

    Russel Wills
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/2857928
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 7 months ago
    Viewed: 147 times
    Picture Taken: 2012-03-08
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