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UK The lost lido..Febuary 2017

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My friend told me about this outdoor pool hidden in the woods and showed me a few pics.i just knew I had to see this.always one for something unusual and different.fast forward a few months and I was travelling back from my last trip to Scotland.i popped in on the way home.i took the stroll through the woods and there it was sunken below in the trees.it is in the grounds of a Manor House.i have no idea when it was built.but it's in a state now.the coloumns around the pool use to have statues on them.you can still see the original tiles and hand rails.it sits in a bit of a sun trap.the pool is filled with natural spring water.which has been been filtered off to feed the pool.the water still flows next to the pool.with holes in the concrete everywhere.i would say this pool was for the more well off.i fell in love with this place.the peace and tranquility was lovely.and can imagine it was grand in its hey day.

The pool how it was in the sixties

 

How it looks now from above the water filter system.

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Bathers steps from the changing rooms

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The deep end steps 

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Pool lights

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I would guess this was the diving board frame 

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Same as @Andy said, what a beautiful place and i love i good reflection shot too. I would love to see a picture of the place back in the day :) 

 

Nice one Mikey :thumb 

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1 minute ago, hamtagger said:

Same as @Andy said, what a beautiful place and i love i good reflection shot too. I would love to see a picture of the place back in the day :) 

 

Nice one Mikey :thumb 

Thank you.I did find a couple I can post one

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