Gold hill in the town of Shaftrsbury, Dorset, England, U.K..

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    A scanned color print photograph.
    The street is called "Gold hill", it's in the town of Shaftesbury, in Dorset county, England, U.K..
    Late afternoon, April 1993.
    The English novelist Thomas Hardy wrote about Saxon hill towns such as this.

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    1. overcast skies 43 months ago | reply

      this is so beautiful and magical

    2. Lux NL 43 months ago | reply

      Just ... WOW!!

    3. ben oït 41 months ago | reply

      delicious greenish tones!

    4. kapkadesign 38 months ago | reply

      beautifully shot. makes me want to travel somewhere. i love exploring and finding places like this one. just magic.

    5. Red Bowl [deleted] 37 months ago | reply

      It looks so beautyful, I wanne go there!

    6. - Anita Ao 33 months ago | reply

      This is so beautiful.

    7. Stratillus 33 months ago | reply

      Years ago this view of the street was used in a television commercial for a bread called,'Hovis'.

    8. onstrings 32 months ago | reply

      what a beaut

    9. f r a g i l e . 22 months ago | reply

      Seen & Admired in " f l i c k "

    10. Stream Images 19 months ago | reply


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    11. Martin-James 15 months ago | reply

      Hi there!
      That's nearly as good as mine!
      It's a very popular subject; it was used in a TV commercial decades ago and that really put Shaftesbury 'on the map'.

      If you ever visit the UK this is a 'must see'.

    12. film stills from my daydreams 7 months ago | reply

      Dear Robert,

      I'm the curator of an online permanent exhibition called
      and I would love to feature you and this photograph of yours in it! Please let me know if this is okay with you. Be sure I'm going to credit your picture properly and all the rights remain with you.

      All the best, Julia

    13. Dorsett Studios 7 months ago | reply

      O.K.Julia You may use my Photo (with Credit) in your Gallery.

    14. film stills from my daydreams 7 months ago | reply

      That's so great - thank you so, so much! I'll definitely inform you as soon as your photograph's uploaded to the collection!

    15. Chloe Phillips (Painterlee) 7 months ago | reply

      It's a place called Shaftesbury in Dorset.

    16. film stills from my daydreams 4 months ago | reply

      Dear Robert,

      I just wanted to tell you that your photograph's now uploaded to The Poetic Photography Collection! Here is the link:
      Thank you so much again for participating and for helping the collection grow! It couldn't exist without people like you.

      I wish you all the best!

    17. Katarzyna Pracuch 3 months ago | reply

      love the colours, love the composition and love this place!~definitely have to go there!

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