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Dancing Ledge
Dancing Ledge is part of the Jurassic Coast near Langton Matravers in the Isle of Purbeck. Dancing Ledge is so called because at certain stages of the tide w...
Tilly Whim Caves
A set of limestone quarries on the coastline of the Isle of Purbeck. Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tilly_Whim_Caves
Church of St James, Kingston
The Church of St James is a large church, situated in Kingston. St James was not the first church in Kingston. The first one, designed by George Repton is n...
St Aldhelm's Chapel
St Aldhelm's Chapel is a Norman chapel on St Aldhelm's Head near Worth Matravers, Dorset. It is a Grade I listed building. The square stone chapel stands wi...
ROC Underground Monitoring Posts - A Collection Of Images
A collection of images of Royal Observer Corps (ROC) underground monitoring posts, taken from 2009 onwards. Associated structures such as Orlit Posts and ...
Corfe Castle Station
Corfe Castle railway station is a railway station located in the village of Corfe Castle, in Dorset. Originally an intermediate station on the London and Sou...
Whitton
Whitton is a civil parish in Mid Suffolk and a ward in Ipswich borough, in Suffolk. In 2011 the civil parish had a population of 168 http://www.neighbourhood...
Akenham
Akenham is a village and civil parish north of Ipswich in Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk. In 2001 it had a population of 53 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov...
Roach End Cottage
Quote from The Roaches website see http://www.roaches.org.uk/places5.html#roachend "Roachend is a rather unusual derelict cottage. (Take care it does not ...
Parish Church of St Peter, Ardingly
The present building dates from the 14th century and was restored during the Victorian era, but Christian worship on the site has a much longer history. The ...
Skelton Castle
Further information: Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skelton_Castle BBC Domesday Reloaded: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/domesday/dblock/GB-4640...
Thames Chase Forest Centre
Thames Chase Forest Centre, also known as Broadfields Farm, is the visitor centre for the Thames Chase Trust who oversee the Thames Chase Community Forest. ...
Ardingly
Ardingly is a small village in Mid Sussex. It has a reservoir (Ardingly Reservoir) just too the west of the village. The South of England Showground is on th...
New Mill Community Centre, Tring - Former WW1 Army Hut
This hut was originally part of the Army Camp erected at Gadebridge, Hemel Hempstead, in 1915. At the end of the war it became a hospital for soldiers with V...
Brighouse FP103 (Western part)
This path, 200m long, originally started at Spout Hill, and now starts at Sage Grove, and proceeds straight down to Delf Hill, apart from a bend near the f...
Crimean War cannons
Some of these are located throughout Ireland
St Peter's church, Normanby le Wold
Set some 430 feet above sea level, St Peter's is the highest church in Lincolnshire. The church stands on the Viking Way and the name Normanby (Normanesbi) m...
Church of St Wilfrid, Burnsall
A history of this church can be read at http://www.burnsall.localchurch.org.uk/index.php?PageID=wilfridhistory The church is Grade I listed. http://www.brit...
Burnsall
Burnsall is a village in the Craven district of North Yorkshire. It is situated on the River Wharfe in Wharfedale, with a five-arched bridge over which the D...
Ovingham Bridge
Ovingham Bridge was opened in 1883. It operated as a toll bridge until 1944 when it was adopted by Northumberland County Council. It has operated with a 3T w...
Blaris Old Burial Ground, Lisburn
An old graveyard, on the Blaris Road, to the south west of Lisburn. The graves are mainly 19th century with a few from more recent times. There is a sugges...
"White" forest
Forest that does not slow a runner down is mapped in white on orienteering maps. This is forest with widely spaced trees that should be easily crossed.
King's Road, Chelsea
King's Road or Kings Road (or sometimes The King's Road, especially when it was the King's private road until 1830), is a major street stretching through Che...
A3217 Road
The A3217 runs 2.3 miles from Victoria Station to Chelsea in West London. Much of its route is the famous King's Rd http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index...
Michelin House
Michelin House at 81 Fulham Road, Chelsea, was constructed as the first permanent UK headquarters and tyre depot for the Michelin Tyre Company Ltd. The build...
St Winifred's Church, Branscombe
Quotation from website: Saint Winifred's Church is a Church of England church in Branscombe in Devon, England. The church is dedicated to Saint Winifred, ...
Leigh Delamere services
Leigh Delamere services is a service station on the M4 motorway, in between junction 17 (A350/A429) and junction 18 (A46). The village of Leigh Delamere is l...
Ockley Station
Ockley railway station serves the villages of Ockley and Capel in Surrey, and is situated 1.4 miles from Ockley village and only half a mile west of the vill...
Church of St Margaret, Ockley
Grade II* listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-290318-church-of-st-margaret-ockley-surrey
Folkestone Central Station
Folkestone Central railway station is one of three railway stations in Folkestone. It is the more central of the two main stations in the town. The station, ...
A2033 Road
The A2033 is a 1.6 mile long road in Folkestone. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A2033
New Southgate Station
New Southgate railway station is on the boundary of the London Borough of Barnet and the London Borough of Enfield in north London, and is in Travelcard Zone...
Sign at Round Maple
Located in between Hunters Moon and Seasons, in Round Maple. Sudbury 6 miles away, (Long) Melford 6 miles away. Lindsey 1 mile away, Lavenham 6 miles away. E...
The Dales Way
A 78 mile long walk from Ilkley to Bowness. The Dales Way mainly follows attractive dales through the Yorkshire Dales National Park and Howgill Fells and th...
George Square on the night after the independence referendum
Crowds of "Yes" and "No" supporters gathered in the square on Friday evening following the announcement of the historic Scottish independence referendum resu...
Tattingstone Wonder
Grade II* listed folly church. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-278896-the-tattingstone-wonder-tattingstone-suf The Tattingstone Wonder was origi...
Plymouth
Plymouth is a city and unitary authority in Devon. In 2011 it had a population of 256384 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadKeyFigu...
Bretonside Bus Station
Bretonside Bus Station is a bus station located South of Exeter Street, Plymouth. See http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/busstation for more info.
Milton Combe
Milton Combe is a village in Buckland Monachorum civil parish http://www.bmpc.info/index.asp, in West Devon, Devon. The name "Milton Combe" is derived from "...
Buckland Monachorum
Buckland Monachorum is a village and civil parish in West Devon, Devon. In 2011 it had a population of 3763 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissem...
Footbridge over the Paddington to the west railway, Stratton
Written by Brian Robert Marshall The footbridge is of a fairly simple steel construction. It isn't certain when it was constructed but old maps from 1942 ...
Swindon and Highworth Light Railway
Landguard Fort, Felixstowe
Landguard Fort has been long established. The earliest part was built in 1540 when a few earthworks and blockhouse were erected to protect Harwich harbour. T...
Sheepridge Farm
Sheepridge Farm is a farm in Gulworthy parish, Devon. It is 151 acres or 61 hectares of mainly Arable land http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/domesday/dblock/GB-24...
Gulworthy
Gulworthy is a village and civil parish in West Devon, Devon. In 2011 it had a population of 518 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/Lea...
Bere Ferrers
Bere Ferrers is a village and civil parish in West Devon, Devon. In 2011 it had a population of 2989 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination...
Whittacliffe Wood
Whittacliffe Wood is a wood in Bere Ferrers parish, Devon. It is located North East of Bere Ferrers village.
Rescue exercise, Belfast City Airport
Some photographs taken during a rescue exercise (starting at about sunset) at Belfast City Airport on 20 September 2014. The exercise was conducted on the w...
Barrow Upon Trent War Memorial
Cotswold Motoring Museum
Bickleigh, South Hams
Bickleigh is a village and civil parish in South Hams, Devon. In 2011 it had a population of 3960 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/Le...
Maristow
Maristow is a village near the River Tavey, in Bickleigh, South Hams, Devon. It has a church, Maristow House and Maristow Quay.
Maristow Quay
Maristow Quay is a quay in Maristow, Bickleigh, South Hams, Devon. It was first recorded in the 1290’s when silver was shipped from the Bere Ferrers mines ov...
Silver Hill redevelopment
The Silver Hill redevelopment is a scheme to redevelop a run down part of Winchester city. The rectangular site is bounded on the west by The Broadway and th...
Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm
Gray's Lane, Belfast
Gray’s Lane was built circa 1908/10. It runs, steely uphill, through Fortwilliam golf course, from the Shore Road to the Antrim Road. The name seems to come ...
Arduous if not alpine
In which two middle-aged school friends and their youthful companion, who by some Dr Who type trickery was in the same class as them at said school, head out...
Grane Mill, Haslingden and its Steam Engine
As its name suggests, Grane Mill had its origins in the Grane valley, probably as a water powered spinning mill but was moved to the site at Longshoot, just ...
Culra - a nostalgic return
I have not walked extensively in Scotland but I do have affection for the route from Dalwhinnie to Corrour, which is accessible by train at both ends, and so...
St Peter and St Paul, Salle, Norfolk
The church is grade 1 listed (list entry number 1306145) and regarded as "a magnificent example of a 15th century East Anglian wool church". Like many of it...
St Agnes, Cawston
One of many 15th century village churches in Norfolk, this one is notable for the height of its tower, the carved wooden angels in the roof, and its particul...
St Antony's Church, The Tin Tabernacle at Trafford Park Village
St Antony of Padua Church was built to serve the residents of the newly built Westinghouse Village in 1904. The church has a corrugated iron structure which ...
View from Worcester Cathedral tower
Twickenham Rugby Stadium
Home ground for English Rugby. Seating an impressive 82,000 spectators, Twickenham is the largest dedicated rugby union venue in the world. The first match w...
Linear mound near the Greenock Cut
The area around the Greenock Cut – http://www.geograph.org.uk/snippet/7328 – is marked by many old field boundaries. However, far more prominent than most of...
Bounds Green TMD
Bounds Green TMD (traction maintenance depot) is situated in North London, just north of Alexandra Palace Station. The depot is operated by East Coast. The d...
Clayton Hall
Clayton Hall is a Grade II* listed manor house (English Heritage Building ID: 387908 http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-387908-clayton-hall- British...
Finsbury Park Station
Finsbury Park Station is a busy transport interchange in North London. The interchange consists of an interconnected National Rail station, London Undergroun...
The Emirates Stadium
The Emirates Stadium is the home of Arsenal Football Club. With a capacity of 60,272, the Emirates is the third-largest football stadium in England after Wem...
Steampunk festival in Lincoln 2014
More than 2,000 people were taking part in Europe's largest steampunk event. The annual Lincoln festival, now in its sixth year, attracts people from around...
Boulter's Lock
Boulter's Lock is a lock and weir on the River Thames on the eastern side of Maidenhead. A lock was first built here by the Thames Navigation Commission in 1...
Bridge Gardens
Bridge Gardens are 0.5 hectares in size and are located on the banks of the River Thames by Maidenhead Bridge. In the centre of the gardens is the Ada Lewis ...
The Richard Young Memorial, The Park, Wisbech
The Richard Young Memorial is a pink granite column on a cubic base with sandstone dressing standing on the north side of The Park in Wisbech close to Lynn R...
Departure of the "Federtal Shimanto", Belfast 16 September 2014
Some photographs showing the departure of the 32,000 deadweight tonnes bulk carrier “Federal Shimanto” http://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/details/ships/5380...
Parish Church of St Mary, Tattingstone
Grade II* listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-278881-church-of-st-mary-tattingstone-suffolk
Gloucester Road Underground Station
Gloucester Road is a London Underground station in Kensington, west London. It is served by the District, Circle and Piccadilly lines. On the District and Pi...
Manchester Leyland PD2, 3496
Lower Hilltop Farm
Single square kiln oast house. Grade II listed http://list.english-heritage.org.uk/resultsingle.aspx?uid=1178790
Leeds "Pals" 2nd Battalion recruiting car
Moor Farm Oast
Twin square kiln oast house.
Swindon and Cricklade Railway's Wartime Weekends
The S&CR http://www.swindon-cricklade-railway.org/ runs various events on its preserved railway. One of the more well-known is the Wartime Weekend held annua...
Rugby Radio Station
Rugby Radio Station was first opened in 1926 with a large very low frequency transmitter. The following year the site initiated the first transatlantic tel...
All Saints' church, Faldingworth
The church dates from the 14th C. and was rebuilt in 1890. There is a western tower, nave, chancel, north aisle of 3 bays, south porch and vestry. The towe...
St Mary's church, South Kelsey
Grade II listed No mention of a church is in the Domesday Book of 1084 so from the list of Rectors it is assumed that the first church on this site, St Nich...
The Hertfordshire Chain Walk
The Hertfordshire Chain Walk is located in Hertfordshire, and consists of 15 linked circular walks. These walks, each of which is between 4.25 and 9 miles, m...
Pepenbury
Pepenbury is a charity which provides high quality care and support for adults with a learning disability and complex needs, some of the most vulnerable peo...
Crackpot Hall
For a Wikipedia article about the ruin see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keld,_North_Yorkshire#Crackpot_Hall
The B3046
The B3046 runs for 17.7 miles through rural mid-Hampshire from Basingstoke to New Cheriton. It starts on the A339 just south of the bridge under the M3 and p...
Dodenham Hall Oast
Twin internal kiln oast house.
NET Phase 2, September 2014
A series of images showing what the state of progress is on the development of the new tram routes to Clifton and Chilwell.
Hever
Hever is a village in the Sevenoaks District of Kent. The parish is located on the River Eden, a tributary of the River Medway, east of Edenbridge. The pla...
Harby Village Show 2014
The first Harby Village Show was held on Harby Playing Fields on Saturday 13th September 2014, organised by The Friends of Queen Eleanor School and supported...
Padley Chapel, Grindleford
1588 was not a good time to be a Catholic in England, it being high treason for any priest ordained abroad to be in the Kingdom. On 12 July Padley Manor, th...
The Hop Kilns, Broughton Hackett
Triple square kiln oast house, converted to three dwellings.
Ockley
Ockley is a semi-rural village in Surrey. It is centred around the straight modern road using Stane Street, south of where it has diverged from the A24 from...
Ogham markings Ireland
Some markings that I have noticed