Jenkyn Place, formerly Bentley House is a large two storey Queen Anne house that was much enlarged and altered in the 20th century. Located in the village of Bentley in Hampshire, it is surrounded by some fine gardens laid out in the English style. At one time the house belonged to the shipping magnate Harold Sanderson the owner of the White Star Line. It is believed that Mr Sanderson learned of the sinking of the Titanic whilst at Jenkyn Place in Bentley.
The gardens are open to the general public at certain times of the year.
Bentley is a village and civil parish in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England. The parish has an acreage of 2,299 acres (9.30 square kilometres). The village is located just off the A31 trunk road between Farnham in Surrey and Alton, being about five miles (8 kilometres) west of Farnham and six miles (10 kilometres) east of Alton. It is served by Bentley railway station, which is about one mile (1.6 kilometres) to the south and is actually in the parish of Binsted.
The village is most famous for being the location of a BBC Radio 4 and ITV Docu-Drama from the 1990s called The Village (TV Series), which followed local residents about their daily lives.
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mesutilgim (84330) 2011-01-26 0:51
Good morning dear Stephen, my neighbour today
Nice capture from 1992, Taken with the legendary Minolta Dynax !
I still believe that the analog system had a very special character which still could not be beaten by digital systems.
This entry is a good evidence for this.
TFS and have a nice day
lousat (76910) 2011-01-26 1:04
Hi Steph,your scanner work very well as i can see!It seem a fresh pic,what a sharpness and colors and what a nice composition too,very well done!Thanks for share,have a nice day,Luciano.
wolf38 (31280) 2011-01-26 1:47
Hi Stephen. Even as a thumbnail, the photo has a color very appealing. The text explains the history and use of the beautiful house with garden plants. Is together with the flowers in the foreground, the whole really lovely to see. Rgds, Wolfgang.
Nicou (122006) 2011-01-26 2:10
Très belle iamge, avec le belle fleurs, ce plan vert, très bien tondu avec le lignées et cette maison ocre avec l'encadrement blanc des fenêtrs, sueprbe.
Bravo et amitié
macondo (18623) 2011-01-26 3:33
Another one from your vaults, nicely scanned and adjusted. Good composition has the garden bed on right and hedge on left narrowing down the view to the impressive house. Just to add to what Mesut said, I often notice the better dynamic range of these pre-digital shots, even after they've undergone scanning.
I wonder if the view at this property is the same 18 years later!
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2011-01-26 3:48
Very beautiful red house with green lawn. Nice shot.
Budapestman (82620) 2011-01-26 4:06
a picturesque atmosphere with beautiful composition and details, superb colours and lights, great harmony, Tfs! Have a nice day! Kellemes napot kívánok!
papagolf21 (86172) 2011-01-26 4:29
Bonjour, cher ami Stephen,
Je suis un amoureux inconditionnel des vieilles maisons anglaises, elles bénéficient d'un charme exceptionnel.
Celle-ci ne fait pas exception.
J'apprécie comme il se doit cette très jolie composition.
Un grand merci également pour la note d'accompagnement.
asajernigan (21152) 2011-01-26 4:30
This is a nice shot of this fine house. The trees and flowers on the right create a nice sense of depth for the shot. The lines in the manicured lawn lead the eye to the house nicely. The lighting and colors are great as is the photo's sharpness. The angled lighting proivdes warm colors and nice long shadows.
csabagaba (6554) 2011-01-26 5:09
I imagine something like this in rural England. Green grass, blue sky, old houses, manicured gardens. The picture gives an excellent back this atmosphere. Just missing a Bentley in front of the entrance :-) And of course, a few sheep, or horses.
Sergiom (60070) 2011-01-26 5:22
Le beau vert des pelouses britanniques guide le regard dans cette belle image. Les fleurs à droite sont superbes et la maison est très belle. La lumière est magnifique.
TopGeo (38202) 2011-01-26 5:32
Hi Stephen! A classic picture of old house with garden and beautiful atmosphere of an English landscape as I remember from my visit twenty years ago Excellent presentation!
Charo (51210) 2011-01-26 7:35
Un beau palais, entouré par un cadre magnifique.
Superbe composition du jardin de fleurs et la pelouse bien entretenue.
Excellente lumière et de couleurs.
Silvio1953 (122215) 2011-01-26 7:42
Ciao Stephen, lovely composition with beautiful building, splendid light and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
ikeharel (57210) 2011-01-26 8:50
The crown's sure knew how to live, Stephen.
Green lawn in FG, with flowers on right scales the picture, wonderfully taken.
Excelent scan with clear details on image.
jlbrthnn (76037) 2011-01-26 13:46
Le paysage typique est superbe. Excellentes netteté et profondeur. le cadrage et les conditions de prise sont agréables. Bravo.
Fis2 (85515) 2011-01-26 13:56
Beautiful light and colors.
I like frame and composition.
dkmurphys (49292) 2011-01-27 1:07
Nice place, a true English garden that I like. Well seen, have a good day.
saxo042 (37564) 2011-01-27 9:55
I have the impression that you have returned to the green, green grass of home! Beautiful house and good colours from thye green grass, the brick-coloured hose and the very blue sky. I can see some slight grains in the sky, maybe Neat Image Software might help.
jaywalker (16099) 2011-01-29 5:46
Hi Stephen, A nicely composed photo & the view adds some beauty with the line of flowers, a great construction & the detail through-out the picture is very good, kind regards Wilson.
amaryllis (34807) 2011-01-30 0:41
j'ai enfin trouvé mon cottage avec cette belle maison que tu nous présentes, une belle couleur de façade avec ces fenêtres à petits carreaux et l'entourage blanc qui lui donne vraiment un charme et en plus un historique intéressant
je pars quelques jours dans le Jura
COSTANTINO (55506) 2011-02-06 12:14
beautiful house in the background with
amazing greengrass in contrast
there is great harmony in this picture
all the details are very wellcomposed
have a nice week