blot on the landscape

blot on the landscape

Fig. a sight that spoils the look of a place. That monstrosity you call a house is a blot on the landscape. You should have hired a real architect!
See also: blot, landscape, on
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It is neither a monstrosity nor a blot on the landscape.
They also fear that wind farms reaching the end of their useful life will be left as a blot on the landscape.
I particularly agree with the many letters asking what is happening to the blot on the landscape that is Cathedral Lanes shopping centre.
The 1960s Tyne Bridge Tower, which used to be offices for tax collectors, has long been considered a blot on the landscape.
Yesterday councillors approved proposals for the Derwydd Bach wind farm at Melin Y Wig, near Corwen, even though residents and community groups feared the 120m development would be a blot on the landscape.
It could become a blot on the landscape instead of an enhancement.
Polytunnels may produce a temporary blot on the landscape in the Spring, but during the wet May they saved the pounds 80m English strawberry harvest.
It was a blot on the landscape and thankfully they have now bulldozed much of it.
He has not entered the howling wind farm argument to date but a close friend of the Prince was quoted as saying, 'He believes they are a horrendous blot on the landscape.
Rather than have that particular blot on the landscape back, it would be a better idea to trade King Kong and that other shabby eyesore, the Rotunda, with thepeople of Lille.
Currently the vacant, boarded-up units are a blot on the landscape, yet they could, in my opinion, be offered to many on the current housing waiting list.
Paul Miner, from the Campaign to Protect Rural England, said: "Just as it is developing new, shorter pylon designs, National Grid should rectify this problem by coming up with a new gas marker design that is less of a blot on the landscape.
lethal when with wear, grip and rendering That's they were asphalt years in stripsacross Old Hall Street asoutsidethe users were They are now a very unlovely blot on the landscape, especially so near the newAlt Resource Centre.
The carbon footprint to manufacture these monstrous turbines more than covers the supposed savings, the blot on the landscape is gross and what damage they will do to tourism in the North East is yet to be seen.
Coun Gazey tries to sidestep the real issue which is that none of the public ward councillors represented the views or interests of the majority of Keresley residents on this proposed blot on the landscape.