A Secret Ballroom Under A Lake, Guarded By Neptune Read
A giant statue of Neptune sits atop an underwater dome enclosing a secret room under the lake of the Whitley Estate in England.
The entire estate was drenched in opulence and extravagance. It was built in the late 1800s by Whitaker Wright, a shady businessman who was convicted of fraud after many years of floating bad loans and swindling investors. In 1904, he took his own life via cyanide pill on the day of his sentencing.
The roof of the ballroom is paned in translucent glass to let light filter through from the water above.
Sadly no one dances here any more.
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