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The Hoppings funfair, Newcastle Town Moor
The Hoppings funfair is an annual event which takes place during the 3rd week of June each year and runs across 9 days. The event, which is held on Newcas...
Stevenson Way
See http://www.stevensonway.org.uk
St Giles' church, Lincoln
Grade II listed The church was originally designed in 1720 by William Smith as the church of St Peter at Arches, Lincoln. This was demolished in 1930 and ...
The Crane Works Of Thomas Smith And Sons, Ltd
Although other companies have since used these premises it will always be known as, The Crane Works Of Thomas Smith And Sons, Ltd. https://en.wikipedia.o...
A3064 Road
The A3064 is a 2.4 mile long link road in plymouth. It runs from Milehouse to Kings Tamerton. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A3064
Weston Mill Viaduct
A Class C viaduct 46 feet high and 1,200 feet long on 29 trestles. It was replaced by a steel structure in 1903.
Peterborough
A collection of photos taken on the day of the Geograph 2016 AGM
A519
The A519 runs from Newport (Shropshire) to Newcastle-under-Lyme via Eccleshall. The SABRE wiki on the A519 is at http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index...
Ferndown Local Nature Reserve
Ferndown LNR is a 16-acre site of meadowland and scrub in Clayton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, on the northern edge of Stafford Borough, sandwiched between Clayton...
Forterra Brickworks, King's Dyke
The King's Dyke brickworks is the last operational of several such productions sites in the Whittlesey area. It concentrates on production of the classic "L...
Goodwood Festival of Speed
Opened in 1993, the Festival of Speed is a motor vehicle hill climb event held in the grounds of Goodwood House.
Church of St Margaret of Antioch, Corsley
Church built in 1833. Grade II listed. https://www.historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1285744
Whitbourne Baptist Chapel, Chapel Barton, Corsley
Baptist chapel built 1811, extended later in the century. https://history.wiltshire.gov.uk/community/getchurch.php?id=935
Mulberry Manor, Knoll View, Farsley, Leeds
Thornhill Estates are building nearly 400 homes on Kirklees Knoll in Farsley, which used to be rented for farming. The land has been the subject of heated d...
Wrights
Wrights is a family pie-making firm founded in 1926 in Stoke-on-Trent and still going strong. The Stoke-on-Trent factory is now used for confectionery produc...
Nos 94-100 Sunnyside Street, Belfast
A site with the following planning permission (28 February 2014) “Z/2013/0296/F Demolition of existing building on site and the construction of 2 ground flo...
Darkley Mill Chimney
Brett in his "Buildings of County Armagh (1999) describes the chimney thus: 'An extraordinary tall, tapering, octagon of brick, flared out gracefully at the ...
St James's University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds
St James Hospital Chapel 1858-61. By Perkin and Backhouse of Leeds. On the North wall is a plaque erected by Leeds Board of Guardians to commemorate the nu...
The mill village of Darkley
Darkley developed as a linen spinning and weaving village as a result of the entrepreneurial efforts of the mill owner William Kirk. The mills at Darkley was...
Ss Peter & Paul church, Salle
Grade I listed This large perpendicular church in a relatively remote location was built between around 1405 and 1420. It was financed by at least four L...
A367 Road
The A367 is a cross-country road in north Somerset, heading from Bath across the Mendips. It runs 16 miles from Bath to Shepton Mallet. http://www.sabre-roa...
A36 road
The A36 is the principal route from Bristol and Wales to the central south coast. It runs 65 miles from Totton to Bath, via Salisbury. http://www.sabre-road...
Bath Spa Station
Bath Spa station is the principal railway station serving the city of Bath, and is operated by Great Western Railway (who also manage the station) as well as...
St Mary de Lode
Quotation from the Church website: The Church is almost definitely the oldest parish church in the city, and according to local legend it was the burial p...
Rosepark House site, Belfast
A site, on the Upper Newtownards Road, at the corner of Rosepark likely (June 2016) to be the subject of an application for planning permission for residenti...
Rivenwood development, Newtownards
A major development site, between the Movilla and Donaghadee Roads, subject to the following planning permission (15 February 2016) “X/2014/0370/F Phase one ...
Tassagh Viaduct
This spectacular 11-arch viaduct was built in the 1900's by the Castleblayney-Keady-Armagh Railway Co (CK&A Rly)to cross the Callan River valley. The viaduct...
Former Thriving Life church,Movilla Road, Newtownards
Currently (June 2016) vacant church and associated buildings at the corner of the Movilla and Ballyreagh Roads. Offered for sale and described by the agents...
Dłn Beag broch
Brochs are common in the north and west of Scotland and date from the Iron Age period about 2300-1900BP. They are tall, double-skinned stone structures, with...
Auchentullich Bridge
The bridge (also known as the Fruin Bridge) was built in 1931, and crosses the Fruin Water. It is on the former course of the A82; when that road was re-alig...
St Peter's church, Yaxham
Grade I listed The church dates from the 11th century onwards. There is a round west tower, nave with south aisle, south porch, and chancel. The tower...
HM The Queen's 90th Birthday
Neighbours on Braid Hills Avenue and Braid Farm Road organised a street party to celebrate the occasion of the 90th birthday of HM Queen Elizabeth II. The Av...
All Saints' church, Shipdham
Grade I listed The church dates from the 13th century onwards, with several restorations in the 19th century. It consists of a western tower, nave with so...
B6163 Road
The B6163 is a short link road in Knaresborough. It runs 1.4 miles from Knaresborough to Thistle Hill. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B6...
Kew Gardens Station
Kew Gardens station is a Grade II listed http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-489772-kew-gardens-station-greater-london-autho London Underground and L...
B353 Road
The B353 is a 2.5 mile long road in Richmond. It runs from Petersham to Kew.
Kirkgate Market, George Street, Leeds
Butchers' Row, 1875 Hall The 1875 Hall is situated between the 1904 hall and the later 1976 and 1981 halls. To the northern end of this hall is Butchers' Ro...
All Saints' church, Necton
Grade I listed The church dates mainly from the 14th and 15th century, the west tower was rebuilt in 1864. There is a west tower, nave, chancel, north ...
A4320 Road
The A4320 is a 2 mile long link road in Bristol. it runs from Baptist Mills to Arno's Grove. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A4320
Bristol Temple Meads Station
Bristol Temple Meads station is the oldest and largest railway station in Bristol. Bristol's other main-line station, Bristol Parkway, is on the northern out...
Bedminster Station
Bedminster station is on the Bristol to Exeter Line and serves the districts of Bedminster and Windmill Hill in Bristol. It is 0.9 miles to the west of Brist...
Kirkstall Forge, Leeds
http://pascoe-ltd.co.uk/project/800-year-old-kirkstall-forge-gets-a-new-lease-of-life/ http://www.kirkstallforge.com/
The Polish Church of Sacred Heart of Jesus & St Cuthbert, Bedfor
The Polish Church of Sacred Heart of Jesus & St Cuthbert is a Roman Catholic Church serving the Polish community in Bedford. It is a Grade II listed building...
Howard Chapel (former)
Formerly a chapel now converted into a night club. Grade II listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-35538-howard-congregational-church- For mor...
A600 Road
The A600 runs 17 miles from Hitchin to Bedford. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A600
Church of St Peter, Bedford
The Parish Church of St Peter de Merton with St Cuthbert is an Anglican church on St Peter's Street in the De Parys area of Bedford. Grade I listed. http://...
Bedford Park
A grand Victorian town park with original bandstand, pavilions and lodges. This Green Flag Award winning park features flower borders, superb specimen tree t...
Bamforth Street Tram Stop
This stop is on Langsett Rd. It is served by the yellow and blue lines.
Langsett/Primrose View Tram Stop
This stop is on Langsett Rd. It is served by the yellow and blue lines.
Serpentine Pavilion 2016
The Serpentine Pavilion, designed by the Danish Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), is designed as an ‘unzipped wall’ as if two layers of bricks are pulled apart to f...
Ss Peter & Paul church, Swaffham
Grade I listed The church was built between 1454 and 1465, on the remains of a previous church. The tower was built about 50 years later. There is a west...
Lower Town Street, Bramley, Leeds
Lord Cardigan public house used to stand here. Now it is a new housing development
Coome By Saltash Viaduct
A Class D viaduct 86 feet high and 603 feet long on 9 trestles. It was replaced by a stone viaduct on 19 October 1894. Because it crossed a deep, muddy tidal...
The Merrion Centre, Leeds
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merrion_Centre,_Leeds
Serpentine Gallery summer houses 2016
Just North of the Serpentine Gallery is Queen Caroline's Temple, a small building facing the lake - see [[4112147]]. As part of the Serpentine Gallery tempor...
Kirkstall Forge Station, now open
Kirkstall Forge Station officially opened on Sunday 19th June 2016, although the site was accessible at least 2 days earlier. The station is served by 1 trai...
Port Glasgow Timber Ponds
Port Glasgow has been a ship building town since 1780 when Thomas McGill opened a yard here. 18th Century shipbuilding demanded a lot of timber and Port Glas...
Observatory, Armagh
Erected, at the behest of Archbishop Robinson and to designs by Francis Johnston, the observatory was complete by the early 1790s. The initial building had ...
Bourne classic car & Bike show
Every year the town hosts a display of classic, restored, modern and historic cars and motor bikes, with a range of sideshows and stalls selling bric-brac, s...
Gough Barracks
The barracks were first established on the site in 1773 and served as the depot of the RIF (Royal Irish Fusiliers) between 1880-1960. With the coming of The ...
Places of Worship in North Devon
Churches, synagogues, mosques, meeting halls and other places where religious worship takes place regularly in the North Devon district.
St Mark's Church
This was designed by Francis Johnston in 1811 but was considerable enlarged between 1831 and 1866. It can seat 1500 people.
The York Mystery Plays 2016
The 2016 production of he York Mystery Plays was held in York Minster. A massive stage, on four levels, had been built in the nave in front of the tower, whi...
Armagh Court House
Armagh Court House built in 1809 was the work of the Dublin-based Board of Works architect, Francis Johnston. His fee was a princely £27-6s-0d. The building ...
Belville Community Garden
The garden is on the site of the Belville Street (actually Belville Drive) towerblocks which were demolished in 2013. It is a pleasant place for a stroll,...
Belville Street Mural
The mural is on the north side of the street at the Kilmacolm Road junction, in the area of the blocked-up pedestrian underpass. It is within Belville Com...
Hall Farm and barns, Rackheath
Hall Farm was located about 500 metres to the south-east of Rackheath Hall and farmed by the Symonds family. The large estate farm, including the farmhouse, ...
The A4081
The A4081 is a relatively short (4½ miles) section of road which provides convenient access from Llandrindod Wells to the A470 for traffic heading north. ...
Armagh Community Hospital, Towerhill
Armagh Community Hospital provides a wide range of outpatient services. These include Speech and Language Therapy, Podiatry, Physiotherapy, Orthoptics and Au...
Aire Place Mills, Kirkstall Road, Leeds
Aire Valley Marina, Redcote Lane, Leeds
This offline cut was the coal landing wharf for the Kirkstall Power Station. Since the closure of the station in 1978 it has been used for moorings. There ar...
Redcote Lane, Kirkstall, Leeds
Getting ready to replace one of the Transformers at Kirkstall Substation. This area is well known for fly tipping and people driving down in their cars to sm...
Charles Sheils' Institution
These almshouses, completed in 1868, were built at the bequest of Charles Sheils of Killough, Co Down a merchant who had made his fortune in Liverpool. His a...
Armagh Public Library
The web site of the Armagh Public Library states that ...(it is) the oldest library in Northern Ireland...founded in 1771 by Archbishop Richard Robinson as p...
The Shambles, Armagh
The Shambles Variety Market website http://www.armagh.co.uk/event/the-shambles-variety-market/ states "The Shambles Yard with its unique position between Ar...
The Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Series. 2016, Leeds
Sun Field Graveyard, Stanningley, Leeds
Rhayader/Rhaeadr Gwy
Rhayader (Welsh: Rhaeadr Gwy) is a small market town in Powys; its population was recorded as 2088 at the 2011 census. The town is one of the principal cent...
The A470
The A470, also known as the Cardiff to Glan Conwy Trunk Road, is the major long-distance road in Wales, from Cardiff on the south coast to Llandudno on the n...
Low Mills, Low Mills Lane, Keighley
The building, off Low Mills Lane, is the oldest cotton mill in Yorkshire – it was constructed in 1779 – and is the only cotton mill left in the county.
Abbey Artstone Limited, Worth Valley Works, Pitt Street Keighley
Manchester railwaymen War Memorial at Piccadilly
Manchester railwaymen who died fighting in the First World War are honoured by a memorial which was unveiled in May 2016 between platforms 10 and 11 at Picc...
St Patrick's CoI Cathedral, Armagh
The Anglican Cathedral, the seat of the Archbishop of Armagh and Church of Ireland Primate of All Ireland, stand on the hill of Druim Saileach (hill of the s...
St Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Armagh
St Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral, the seat of the Catholic Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland stands on a hill facing the Anglican Cathedra...
Dalton Mills, Dalton Lane, Keighley
Dalton Mills was once the largest textile mill in the region, employing over 2000 workers. It was built by Joseph Craven in 1869, replacing the original mill...
Former Armagh City Hospital
Located in Abbey Street, the hospital was built in 1774 to plans drawn up by the architect George Ensor on what had been the site of the former home of Thoma...
Nos 12/14 Cornmarket, Belfast
Some photographs showing the changing shops at 12/14 Cornmarket, Belfast.
Plas Cadnant - the Hidden Garden
In 1996, the present owner bought the 200 acre Plas Cadnant Estate and work began on the restoration of the historic garden and grounds. Former owners of P...
Cape Mills, Coal Hill Lane, Pudsey
The mills of Cape and Beck bottom in Farsley, were the first to have the new mechanised carding and scribbling machines, used for the first stages of spi...
The Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Clarendon Road, Leeds
http://www.yas.org.uk/content/about.html https://digability.wordpress.com/2013/04/17/digability-join-forces-with-yorkshire-archaeological-society-for-150t...
Double trouble
Taken at the Southwick D-Day Revival Week-end. The historians among you may see it's a week late; and you'd be right. This year it was decided to wait a week...
BHS (British Home Stores), Belfast
Some photographs of the Belfast branch of “BHS” (British Home Stores) – a long-established national retailer which became insolvent and passed into administr...
Airey house
An Airey house is a type of prefabricated house built in post-WWII Great Britain, designed by Sir Edwin Airey. Many are now in a poor state of repair due to ...
A5006
The course and complex history of this 3-mile stretch of urban A-road are well described in a SABRE wiki http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A...
Nos 14/16 Upper Crescent, Belfast
Some photographs showing (I hope) the restoration of mid-19th century properties at 14/16 Upper Crescent, Belfast.
Yorkshire Banking Company, Boar Lane, Leeds
The building opened in June 1899 and was designed by W.W. Gwyther. Built from granite, the building is ornamental with Corinthian columns and balustrading. T...