Bannerman's Castle is the Hudson Valley's most renowned ruin. Bannerman's is the perfect ruin, right down to its location on Pollepel (or Polopel) Island, which is fabled for eerie happenings going back to the
Parco dei Mostri (Park of Monsters) below the town of Bomarzo, Italy hours north of Rome). This was the park of the century Villa Orsini and is filled with grotesque sculptures.” Abandoned figures on an Italian hillside.
St Dunstan-in-the-East was a Church of England parish church on St Dunstan's Hill, half way between London Bridge and the Tower of London in the City of London. The church was largely destroyed in the Second World and the ruins are now a public garden.