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NS2477 : Gourock Bay, Holy Loch and Loch Long, from Lyle Hill, Greenock - 1 by Terry Robinson Gourock Bay, Holy Loch and Loch Long, from Lyle Hill, Greenock - 1 by Terry Robinson
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Tags: [top:Coastal] [top:Defence, Military] [top:Estuary, Marine] [top:Historic sites and artefacts] [top:People, Events] [top:Suburb, Urban fringe]
Holy Loch is in the far middle of the picture, immediately above the St John's Church Spire During WW2 its sheltered waters were used by the Royal Navy as a... (more)
SK5740 : Newton Building, Talbot Street, Nottingham by Stephen Richards Newton Building, Talbot Street, Nottingham by Stephen Richards
geograph for square SK5740
Tags: [top:Educational sites] [1950s-1970s architecture] [subject:building] [listed building]
Very striking, especially against a blue sky. A big slab with an entrance range at its feet. "Stylistically American stripped Beaux-Arts classicism".... (more)
NT2573 : Scotland Street Tunnel entrance, Waverley Station by kim traynor Scotland Street Tunnel entrance, Waverley Station by kim traynor
for square NT2573
Category: Tunnel entrance
The entrance to the Scotland Street Tunnel opposite Platform 19. The original Canal Street station on the later Waverley site lay on a north-south orientation,... (more)
SK3587 : Pennine Centre, Tenter Street, Sheffield (1) by Stephen Richards Pennine Centre, Tenter Street, Sheffield (1) by Stephen Richards
geograph for square SK3587
Tags: [top:Business, Retail, Services] [1950s-1970s architecture]
A huge office complex consisting of five blocks, the nearest, Griffin House, rising to thirteen storeys. Built 1973-75. The architects were a local firm, Richard... (more)
SP0786 : Juggernaut in Birmingham by Martin Richard Phelan Juggernaut in Birmingham by Martin Richard Phelan
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Tags: [top:Business, Retail, Services] [top:City, Town centre] [top:Lowlands] [top:People, Events] [top:Sport, Leisure] [annual festival] [place:Birmingham] [place:High Street Birmingham] [Hindu Chariot Festival] [Hindu faith] [juggernaut] [place:New Street Birmingham] [Ratha Yatra] [Sir John Mandeville] [temple car] [place:West Midlands]
The Hindu annual Chariot Festival was first reported on in the 14th century in India by Sir John Mandeville, while in the country on his travels. This festival... (more)
TF3801 : The "second" bridge on Guyhirn Wash - The Nene Washes by Richard Humphrey The "second" bridge on Guyhirn Wash - The Nene Washes by Richard Humphrey
geograph for square TF3801
Tags: [top:Rivers, Streams, Drainage] [bridge] [Drain] [leam] [Nene Washes] [washland]
This is the second bridge over Mortons Leam which you come to when accessing the washland from Rings End. This bridge was rebuilt in 2011, see... (more)
SJ5396 : Reconstructed Water Wheel at Stanley Mill, Stanley Bank by David Dixon Reconstructed Water Wheel at Stanley Mill, Stanley Bank by David Dixon
geograph for square SJ5396
Tags: [top:Industry] [top:Park and Public Gardens] [top:Suburb, Urban fringe] [industrial heritage] [Sankey Valley Park] [water wheel]
Powered by water, Stanley Iron Slitting Mill, built in 1773, heated and rolled iron ingots, forged at Carr Mill, into sheets which were then “slit” into bars for... (more)
TA1729 : Hedon Aerodrome by Paul Glazzard Hedon Aerodrome by Paul Glazzard
geograph for square TA1729
Category: Airfield (disused)
In 1888 a race course with a grandstand was set up here in the fields west of Hedon which was said by some to have the longest "straight" in the country.... (more)
TR3852 : On the fishing deck at Deal Pier by Marathon On the fishing deck at Deal Pier by Marathon
geograph for square TR3852
Tags: [top:Sport, Leisure] [fishing] [pier]
Deal has had three separate piers in its history. The first, built in 1838, was designed by Sir John Rennie. After its wooden structure was destroyed in an 1857... (more)
NM3236 : Eider Duck and Ducklings (Somateria mollissima) by Anne Burgess Eider Duck and Ducklings (Somateria mollissima) by Anne Burgess
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Tags: [top:Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms] [Birds]
I was alerted to the presence of this little family by the splash as they leapt into the water of a rather murky rock pool. Eider drakes play no part in incubating... (more)
TQ2575 : Mouth of River Wandle by Robin Webster Mouth of River Wandle by Robin Webster
geograph for square TQ2575
Tags: [top:City, Town centre] [top:Docks, Harbours] [top:Rivers, Streams, Drainage]
There is a weir at the mouth, intended to have a central moving section that only lowered at higher tide levels, so allowing deep draught vessels to enter when the... (more)
SH6239 : The Pendulum at Cooke's Explosives by Arthur C Harris The Pendulum at Cooke's Explosives by Arthur C Harris
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Tags: [top:Derelict, Disused] [top:Industry]
Inside the Pendulum Shed at former site of Cooke's Explosives, here the quality and power of the explosives was tested. A large cannon on tracks was pushed up... (more)
SD3140 : Norbreck Castle Hotel, Blackpool by Tricia Neal Norbreck Castle Hotel, Blackpool by Tricia Neal
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Tags: [top:Business, Retail, Services] [top:City, Town centre] [top:Sport, Leisure] [Blackpool] [hotel] [Norbreck Castle Hotel] [Queen s Promenade] [Shorrocks]
On Queen's Promenade, Blackpool, at the junction with Norbreck Road. Originally built as a large private country house in 1869, it was bought in the late... (more)
NB4056 : Eroding cliff by Hugh Venables Eroding cliff by Hugh Venables
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Tags: [top:Coastal]
Interesting deposits revealed by the coastal erosion. Compare to SW3530 : Climate history revealed! from Cornwall. Here the raised beach and glacial deposits are the other way around. This... (more)
SP1879 : Southbound M42, Emergency Refuge Area 6388B by David Dixon Southbound M42, Emergency Refuge Area 6388B by David Dixon
geograph for square SP1879
Tags: [top:Roads, Road transport] [6338B] [blue sign] [emergency refuge area] [emergency telephone] [ERA] [hard shoulder] [motorway:M42] [Motorway] [motorway sign] [SOS]
In areas where an Active Traffic Management (ATM) Scheme is in force, the hard shoulder may be used as a running lane. In such areas, Emergency Refuge Areas (ERA)... (more)
SU1485 : Site of gasholder, Iffley Road, Swindon (1 of 5) 08 August 2013 by Brian Robert Marshall Site of gasholder, Iffley Road, Swindon (1 of 5) 08 August 2013 by Brian Robert Marshall
geograph for square SU1485
Tags: [top:Energy infrastructure] [top:People, Events] [top:Suburb, Urban fringe] [Gasholder] [gasholder removed]
Access by permission. The bottom of the hole can at last be seen. As bottoms go, one of the less exciting ones I've encountered albeit larger, and soon to be... (more)
SP3165 : Rosa spinosissima hybrid 'Stanwell Perpetual', York Road front garden by Robin Stott Rosa spinosissima hybrid 'Stanwell Perpetual', York Road front garden by Robin Stott
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Tags: [top:Housing, Dwellings] [top:Lowlands] [top:Suburb, Urban fringe] [postcode area:CV31] [garden plant] [place:Royal Leamington Spa]
It was like meeting an old friend: the many-petalled, sweetly scented, soft pink muddle-centred flowers, late summer blooms, prickly shoots, the greyish-green... (more)
SH5371 : Llanfairpwllgwyngyll: plaque atop the Marquess of Anglesey’s Column by Chris Downer Llanfairpwllgwyngyll: plaque atop the Marquess of Anglesey’s Column by Chris Downer
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Tags: [top:Suburb, Urban fringe] [column] [Plaque] [statue]
Above one's head on reaching the top of SH5371 : Llanfairpwllgwyngyll: Marquess of Anglesey’s Column and stepping out onto the platform, this fascinating plaque is difficult to view because of the windy... (more)
TF6741 : Hunstanton's famous stripy cliffs by Helen Steed Hunstanton's famous stripy cliffs by Helen Steed
geograph for square TF6741
Tags: [top:Coastal] [top:Geological interest] [top:Rocks, Scree, Cliffs]
Very unusually for the east coast, the resort of Hunstanton faces westwards out over the Wash, the cliffs themselves run from Hunstanton promenade to St Edmunds... (more)
TA1028 : Hull, HU1 by David Hallam-Jones Hull, HU1 by David Hallam-Jones
geograph for square TA1028
Tags: [top:City, Town centre] [top:Coastal] [top:Derelict, Disused] [top:Docks, Harbours] [top:Historic sites and artefacts] [former dry dock]
This is the former Central Dry Dock (a.k.a. South End Dock) on the west bank of the River Hull – opposite “The Deep” public aquarium – and near to the river’s... (more)
NZ1665 : Remains of the Ryton Wherries, west of Newburn Bridge by Andrew Curtis Remains of the Ryton Wherries, west of Newburn Bridge by Andrew Curtis
geograph for square NZ1665
Tags: [top:Docks, Harbours] [top:Estuary, Marine] [top:Historic sites and artefacts] [top:Lowlands] [top:Rivers, Streams, Drainage]
SJ9791 : Coal Barge, Etherow Country Park by Tom Hindley Coal Barge, Etherow Country Park by Tom Hindley
geograph for square SJ9791
Tags: [top:Canals] [top:Lakes, Wetland, Bog] [top:Park and Public Gardens] [top:Rivers, Streams, Drainage] [top:Sport, Leisure]
Rusted remains of an abandoned coal barge in Etherow Country Park. Open-cast coal mining in Ernocroft and Long Alders Wood (which overlook Etherow Country Park)... (more)
ST1974 : Wales Millennium Centre by David Dixon Wales Millennium Centre by David Dixon
geograph for square ST1974
Tags: [top:City, Town centre] [top:Public buildings and spaces] [top:Sport, Leisure] [21st century] [arts centre] [millennium] [twenty first century]
Wales Millennium Centre (Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru) is an arts centre at the northern end of Roald Dahl Place in the Cardiff Bay area. It comprises one large... (more)
TQ4500 : Site of RNAS Newhaven by Simon Carey Site of RNAS Newhaven by Simon Carey
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Category: Military installation (disused)
In 1917 the Royal Navy built a seaplane base here to protect the nearby port. Built initially with wooden hangars they were replaced in 1918 by metal hangars of... (more)
NS4473 : Rhizomorphs (thick fungal threads) of Armillaria species by Lairich Rig Rhizomorphs (thick fungal threads) of Armillaria species by Lairich Rig
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Category: Fungi Tags: [top:Woodland, Forest] [bucket:Closeup] [fungus] [bucket:Life] [rhizomorph]
These tough black threads are covering a piece of fallen wood; formerly, this "Honey Fungus" would have been identified as Armillaria mellea, but it is... (more)
TQ3380 : DLR at Royal Mint Street by Malc McDonald DLR at Royal Mint Street by Malc McDonald
geograph for square TQ3380
Tags: [top:Railways] [car park] [DLR] [docklands light railway] [place:East London]
This view was taken from a multi-storey car park next to Tower Gateway station. Tower Gateway was the original terminus of the Docklands Light Railway, opened... (more)
SJ2837 : Arable silage crop by John Haynes Arable silage crop by John Haynes
geograph for square SJ2837
Tags: [top:Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening] [top:Lowlands]
This former grass field was ploughed this spring and resown with a crop that is coming back into fashion again after an absence of 50 years or so. It is arable... (more)
SK4352 : Riddings House by Rob Howl Riddings House by Rob Howl
geograph for square SK4352
Tags: [top:Historic sites and artefacts] [top:Village, Rural settlement]
Riddings House the family home of the Oakes family (early industrialists). The worlds first oil refinery was at Riddings, distillation of crude oil (a natural... (more)
SK4352 : Riddings House by Rob Howl Riddings House by Rob Howl
geograph for square SK4352
Tags: [top:Historic sites and artefacts] [top:Village, Rural settlement]
Riddings House the family home of the Oakes family (early industrialists). The worlds first oil refinery was at Riddings, distillation of crude oil (a natural... (more)
NS6066 : Roystonhill Spire by Lairich Rig Roystonhill Spire by Lairich Rig
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Category: Church spire Tags: [top:Religious sites] [church spire] [place:Roystonhill]
See NS6066 : Townhead-Blochairn Church of Scotland, Roystonhill and NS6066 : Roystonhill Spire for more information on the spire. The photograph was taken from the area just to the south of the spire; there was an inscription... (more)
SW9455 : Goonvean China Clayworks - Cornish beam engine by Chris Allen Goonvean China Clayworks - Cornish beam engine by Chris Allen
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Tags: [top:Historic sites and artefacts] [top:Quarrying, Mining] [beam engine] [china clay quarrying] [Cornish beam engine] [pumping engine] [stationary steam engine]
50" Cornish beam engine of 1863 by Harvey & Co of Hayle. Installed 4th hand in 1910. Dismantled by Century millwrights in September 2008 and placed in... (more)
N7897 : A Weeping Beech in Dun na Ri Forest Park by D Gore A Weeping Beech in Dun na Ri Forest Park by D Gore
geograph for square N7897
Tags: [top:Country estates] [top:Historic sites and artefacts] [top:Lowlands] [top:Park and Public Gardens] [top:Paths] [top:Rivers, Streams, Drainage] [top:Woodland, Forest]
This magnificent tree, here at full height with its glorious spread of cascading branches hidden behind a thick screen of leaves, is just one of many fine trees to... (more)
SP3475 : For the horses by Neil Owen For the horses by Neil Owen
geograph for square SP3475
Category: Roman fort
The Gyrus, or horse training ring, at Lunt appears to be unique in the Roman world. At over 34m (101 ft) in diameter it's thought that the cavalry would use... (more)
TL5670 : Wind powered water pump, Sedge Fen by Rob Noble Wind powered water pump, Sedge Fen by Rob Noble
geograph for square TL5670
Tags: [top:Flat landscapes] [top:Lakes, Wetland, Bog] [fenland] [Nature Reserve] [water pump] [Wetland]
The pump lifts river water up onto Sedge Fen via a newly constructed channel under Wicken Lode, in order to help preserve the important wetland habitat, which is... (more)
TQ3580 : The 'Prospect of Whitby', Wapping by Dr Neil Clifton The 'Prospect of Whitby', Wapping by Dr Neil Clifton
geograph for square TQ3580
Category: Inn
The 'Prospect of Whitby', probably London's oldest Thames-side inn, was certainly in business as long ago as 1520, when it was known as the... (more)
SX4555 : Albert Road by Tony Atkin Albert Road by Tony Atkin
geograph for square SX4555
Category: Street scene
This road was originally known as Navy Row when it was built in the 19th century to service the expanded naval dockyard at the bottom of the hill. It is now as... (more)
SN5881 : Ground frame diagram in Aberystwyth Station by John Lucas Ground frame diagram in Aberystwyth Station by John Lucas
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Tags: [top:Railways]
Since the introduction of ERTMS signalling on the Cambrian Lines, the loop at Aberystwyth can be controlled remotely from the signalling centre at Machynlleth.... (more)
SK0294 : Demolition of a Controversial Factory by David Lally Demolition of a Controversial Factory by David Lally
geograph for square SK0294
Category: Demolition site
This is the Furnace Building on the former site of Ferro Alloys and Metals Ltd. See also SK0394 : Demolition of a Controversial Factory. The now skeletal building was constructed in around 1974... (more)
SS5698 : Rhyd Llwchwr / Loughor Ford by Alan Richards Rhyd Llwchwr / Loughor Ford by Alan Richards
geograph for square SS5698
Tags: [top:Estuary, Marine] [top:Historic sites and artefacts] [top:Lowlands] [top:Roads, Road transport]
Afon Llwchwr yn ystod llanw isel ym mis Ebrill 1996. Noder bonau'r hen bont a dymchwelyd yn ystod y 1980au (?). Mae'n bosibl hefyd taw hwn oedd yr union... (more)
SH5860 : The bottom of Llwybr Main at Pont y Bala by Eric Jones The bottom of Llwybr Main at Pont y Bala by Eric Jones
geograph for square SH5860
Category: Path
This is where the Zig-Zag path joins the road leading to Pont y Bala. Quarry policemen sometimes hid here hoping to catch men slipping off home early without a... (more)
NG8996 : Roches Moutonnees, Mellon Udrigle by Gordon Hatton Roches Moutonnees, Mellon Udrigle by Gordon Hatton
geograph for square NG8996
Category: Glacial feature
Roches Moutonnees - the name given to rocks which have been reshaped by glacial action. The glacier must have moved left to right, smoothing one side of the rocks... (more)
NM3899 : Spherulites by Anne Burgess Spherulites by Anne Burgess
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Tags: [top:Geological interest] [devitrification] [lava] [magma] [obsidian] [spherulite]
Geologically speaking, spherulites are small round bodies that occur when vitreous lava or obsidian devitrifies and forms crystals. On close examination under a... (more)
TQ3265 : Rothschild House, Wellesley Road by Stephen Richards Rothschild House, Wellesley Road by Stephen Richards
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Tags: [top:Business, Retail, Services] [1950s-1970s architecture]
The dominant tower above the Whitgift shopping centre, dating from 1965-70 and designed by Fitzroy Robinson & Partners. See also TQ3265 : Whitgift Centre, Wellesley Road. Between the... (more)
TQ3265 : Black-Clawson House, Wellesley Road by Stephen Richards Black-Clawson House, Wellesley Road by Stephen Richards
geograph for square TQ3265
Tags: [top:Business, Retail, Services] [1950s-1970s architecture]
Built 1962-63 to the designs of Newman, Levinson & Partners. It is now known more prosaically as St Anne House, but I prefer its more evocative original (or at... (more)
ST5872 : Bristol - BS1 by David Hallam-Jones Bristol - BS1 by David Hallam-Jones
geograph for square ST5872
Tags: [top:Boundary, Barrier] [top:City, Town centre] [top:Docks, Harbours] [MV Balmoral] [Prince s St bridge] [Prince s Wharf]
The bow of the M.V. Balmoral alongside Prince’s Wharf points the observer in the direction of the Prince’s Street swing bridge. This bridge was erected in 1809 by... (more)
SU1882 : Pickets, Great Western Hospital, Swindon (2 of 2) by Brian Robert Marshall Pickets, Great Western Hospital, Swindon (2 of 2) by Brian Robert Marshall
geograph for square SU1882
Category: Roads Tags: [top:Business, Retail, Services] [top:Health and social services] [top:People, Events] [top:Suburb, Urban fringe] [industrial action]
The GWH was opened in 2001 and is a Private Finance Initiative (PFI) development. The site was developed by Carillion Plc, a construction and services company... (more)
SH7877 : The Tower of St Mary and All Saints Church, Conwy by Jeff Buck The Tower of St Mary and All Saints Church, Conwy by Jeff Buck
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Tags: [top:City, Town centre] [top:Historic sites and artefacts] [top:Religious sites] [church] [church tower] [place:Conwy] [walled town]
St Mary and All Saints Church, Conwy was founded in the 12th Century as the abbey church of the Cistercian Abbey of Aberconwy. This was the burial place of many of... (more)
SD7706 : Outwood Country Park by David Dixon Outwood Country Park by David Dixon
geograph for square SD7706
Tags: [top:Park and Public Gardens] [top:Paths] [top:Village, Rural settlement] [Country Park] [foot path] [footpath] [former colliery] [trees]
The site of the former Outwood colliery consisted of 13 hectares of derelict land, collapsed buildings, spoil heaps, contaminated land and a number of uncapped... (more)
NS5666 : Glasgow: Snow Bridge by Chris Downer Glasgow: Snow Bridge by Chris Downer
geograph for square NS5666
Category: Bridge
Built around 1800, this bridge was superseded as the main road from Yoker towards the city in 1878 by the Partick Bridge – tight corners on the approach to Snow... (more)
NT4935 : The 'Angel's Wings' show again at Galashiels War Memorial, 2011 by Walter Baxter The 'Angel's Wings' show again at Galashiels War Memorial, 2011 by Walter Baxter
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Tags: [top:City, Town centre] [war memorial]
The War Memorial is situated at the northwest end of the Burgh Chambers with the bronze figure of a mounted Border reiver taking pride of place. The equestrian... (more)

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