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This shot was taken from the top of Roseberry Topping. It is of the “summerhouse” that, despite extensive research, no-one knows its purpose. The plaque on the side says it is a shooting box but this idea has been discounted. The little plateau on which it stands is man-made. This view shows quite clearly that the plateau is not a natural land feature. It is mainly because of this, the consensus seems to be the summerhouse is purely a landscape feature, although no-one knows for certain. It is thought to have been built in the 18th century. It was restored in 1983 with help from the North Yorkshire Moors National Park Committee.

Another shot in the WS with people for scale

I’ve started a Roseberry Topping theme. Please click on the left if you are interested.

ISO 100, focal length 120mm

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Additional Photos by Kath Featherstone (feather) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7646 W: 399 N: 14391] (51130)
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