This weekly challenge is hosted by Dawn from ‘The Day After’ who invites participants to post pictures of any windows that they find curious, inviting, photogenic, or in some way tell a story.
Starting afresh in 2014, this is week 1. Click to see more windows and/or to join in the challenge.
Down the drive,Under the early yellow leaves of oaks;One lodge is Tudor, one in Indian style.The bridge, the waterfall, the Temple PoolAnd there they burst on us, the onion domes,Chajjahs and chattris made of amber stone:‘Home of the Oaks’, exotic Sezincote.~ from “Summoned by Bells”, by John Betjeman
Sezincote is a British estate, located in Gloucestershire, England. It was designed by Samuel Pepys Cockerell in 1805, and is a notable example of Neo-Mughal architecture, a 19th-century reinterpretation … Wikipedia
and was the inspiration for the Brighton Pavilion.
This extraordinary Indian house set in the Cotswolds hills has a central dome, minarets, peacock-tail windows, jail-work railings and pavilions. The main photo above shows the curving Orangery which frames the Persian Garden of Paradise with a fountain and canals.