364B Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield, S11 8ZP, Tel: 0114 267 8222
364B Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield, S11 8ZP, Tel: 0114 267 8222
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Red Fort Stepwell, Delhi

Red Fort Stepwell, Delhi

Regular price £25.00

L-shaped baoli at the Red Fort, Delhi

Thousands of people visit the Red Fort but hardly anyone visits this charming, unusual L-shaped baoli which is tucked away near the old barracks. Other than a low wall and a small sign there is nothing to indicate its presence.

Two sets of steps descend to the water levels; the circular well shaft is off to one side.

The well is said to predate the Red Fort by 300 years. It was temporarily used as a prison to hold several officers of the Indian army at the time of partition.

Read our blog to learn more about the subterranean architecture of stepwells.

Portrait format.

A guide to approx sizes
A3: paper size 42x29.7cm, image size 40x28cm
A2: paper size 59.4x42cm, image size 57x40cm
70x50cm paper size, image size 68x48cm

 

 


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