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B2260 Road
The B2260 starts at Tonbridge Station and Traffic Lights with the A227. Continue along Tonbridge High Street and terminate past the Railway Station at a rou...
Studland and Godlingston Heath National Nature Reserve
The Studland and Godlingston Heaths NNR is located on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset. It borders Studland Bay on the south side of Poole Harbour, between the ...
Swanage
Swanage is a coastal town in the south east of Dorset. It is situated at the eastern end of the Isle of Purbeck, approximately 6 miles south of Poole and 25 ...
Taylor's Gill
A short (1km) headwater tributary of the River Arun.
Little Dart River
From Rackenford to Bridge Reeve
Armagh Gaol
Former gaol in the centre of Armagh which was opened around 1780 and closed in 1986 [[528781]]. The sites at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HM_Prison_Armagh , ...
Church of St Botolph, Culpho
Grade II* listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-285963-church-of-st-botolph-culpho-suffolk
Culpho
Culpho is a hamlet of about 40 people standing just outside Grundisburgh, Suffolk, about four miles west of Woodbridge. The nearest villages are Great Bealin...
Hawkhurst Castle/Babies Castle site
A new development on the Hawkhurst Castle (formerly Babies Castle) http://www.geograph.org.uk/snippet/739 a former Bernardo's Children's Home and last used a...
Chittering Solar Farm
Chittering Solar Farm is built along the Fen Line railway between Cambridge and Ely. The first 5MW farm opened in 2012 and a second 6.5MW farm is being built...
Maplin Electronics
Maplin started in 1972 as a mail order company, with their first store opening in Westcliff-on-Sea. They now have over 200 stores nationwide. Wikipedia: htt...
Nos 761-765 Upper Newtownards Road, Dundonald
A site, at the corner of the Upper Newtownards Road and Reaville Park, currently (February 2015) vacant and offered for sale. The agents describe it as “Sui...
Thrandeston
The village is split into two areas, Thrandeston Little Green and Thrandeston Great Green. Most of the housing, the church and rectory are situated in the fo...
St Mary Magdalene church, Reigate
The Anglican parish church of Reigate, parts of which date back to c.1200 although there would have been earlier church buildings on the site. It was resto...
Caldey Lighthouse
The lighthouse boundary walls are Grade II Listed as the rest of the buildings that make up the lighthouse compound. The walls were possibly built with the l...
B1147 Road
The B1147 is a short road (8.5 miles) in central Norfolk. Until the 1990s it started on the A47 in the centre of East Dereham and left town along Theatre St...
DN & SR
DN & SR - Didcot, Newbury and Southampton Railway. Text to follow shortly... See also an excellent article by Bill Nicholls, http://www.geograph.org.uk...
Boundary stone on Barden Moor
One of an extensive line of stones having the initials D.D. on one side and C.R.T. on the other. [[391939]] shows the same initials in a very different form,...
Heather Burning
In all directions plumes of smoke can be seen on the moors on a good day at this time of the year. The gamekeepers are burning the heather. Grouse feed on...
Kempswithen
The moorland were the subject of an 18c agricultural experiment. Sir Charles Turner of Kirkleatham had created a network of ditches over the whole moor and b...
Lowestoft with Kirkley & Pakefield
Lowestoft, correctly pronounced Lows-toft is a coastal town in Suffolk. The town is on the North Sea coast and is the most easterly point of the United Kingd...
Parish Church of St Edward, King and Martyr
The Church was probably built during the 12th century. The earliest known incumbent is recorded in 1280. It was named after St Edward the Martyr who was murd...
Sainsbury's in Wellesbourne
A new 3,507 square metre Sainsbury's supermarket is being built in Wellesbourne, on the Wellesbourne Distribution Park off Loxley Road. http://www.stratford-...
RAF Eshott
A selection of images of the remains of RAF Eshott and associated structures.
The Knightsbridge site, Newtownards
A site, on the Scrabo Road, once occupied by the “Knightsbridge Inn” and currently (February 2015) offered for sale. Described on the agent’s board as havin...
The Manchester Museum
Manchester Museum displays works of archaeology, anthropology and natural history. It is owned by the University of Manchester is sited on Oxford Road at the...
Strood and Nightless Copse
Strood and Nightless Copse are a mixed deciduous woodland near Capel on the Surrey - Sussex border. The woodland is coppiced and in spring has a fine crop of...
Dunstable Priory
Dunstable Priory was an Augustinian Priory founded in 1132 by King Henry I with the Romanesque church mostly surviving a dramatic storm that destroyed much o...
B3351 Road
The B3351 runs 5 miles from Corfe Castle to Studland. The B3351 leaves the A351 at a 'give way' junction just opposite the castle and before a railway viadu...
Shaws Water Works
Shaws Water Works, or Shaws Water Scheme as it is sometimes known, is a water supply system which was constructed in and around Greenock in the early 19th Ce...
B6292 Road
The B6292 is a short road (1.9 miles) based on Radcliffe in the Bury district of Greater Manchester. It leaves the A665 in Radcliffe at Traffic Lights and g...
Post boxes
Post boxes come in many forms from free standing pillar boxes to those built into walls. The monarch's cypher is always present to give an indication of age....
Post boxes
Post boxes come in many forms from free standing pillar boxes to those built into walls. The monarch's cypher is always present to give an indication of age....
Post boxes
Post boxes come in many forms from free standing pillar boxes to those built into walls. The monarch's cypher is always present to give an indication of age....
Street furniture
Street furniture are objects placed or fixed in the street for public use, such as post and telephone boxes, road signs, lamp posts, bollards and benches etc.
Penrith New Squares
Penrith New Squares is a modern retail led development on the southern edge of Penrith town centre. It comprises a new pedestrianised shopping street with a ...
Church of St John The Baptist, Capel
For a history of the church read http://www.stjohnthebaptistcapel.org.uk/history/the-church/ Grade II listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-29...
Capel
Capel is a small village in the Mole District of Surrey. Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capel,_Surrey
River Tud
River Tud is a tributary of the River Wensum, Norfolk in the East of England. The Tud's source is just south of East Dereham and it flows in an easterly dire...
Sixteen Foot Drain
It was mostly cut in 1651 during Vermuyden's second phase of drainage works in the Bedford Level, running nearly 12 miles from a little way north of the Fort...
Corfe River
The Corfe River rises near steeple and flows east as a strike stream, before turning north to pass through Corfe Castle aas a dip stream. It finally empties ...
Oast at Court Lodge Barn
Former round kiln oast house.
Gourock Pierhead development
The long awaited Gourock Pierhead development is now under construction. Planning approval was granted in 1999, the railway station was reconsructed in 2011,...
Boysdel Oast
Twin round kiln oast house.
Knights Templar
The Knights Templar were an order of military-religious monk-warriors of mediaeval Europe. Along with the Knights Hospitaller they were the most powerful and...
Manchester, Albert Square
The creation of Albert Square arose out of a project by Manchester Corporation's Monuments Committee to erect a memorial to Prince Albert who had died of typ...
Holy Trinity church, Micklegate, York
Grade I listed The church dates from the late 11th and early 12th century, and was rebuilt after a fire in 1137, originally with a crossing c.1180 and nav...
Exchange Square, Manchester
Exchange Square is a public space which was created after the IRA’s 1996 Manchester bombing. Today the square is a major shopping area including a branch of ...
Nos 374-378 Newtownards Road, Belfast
Buildings on the Newtownards Road, opposite the Albertbridge Road, renovated and subsequently damaged by fire. Currently (February 2015) offered for sale. ...
Thomas Mynshull's House. Manchester
This interesting, Jacobean style building on Cateaton Street, near to Manchester Cathedral, is said to be the site of the distinguished Manchester apothecary...
Works at Whitley Bridge, Coventry 2014-15
The existing bridge is an exit on to the city-bound A444 from the Jaguar Land Rover Whitley Engineering Centre and other businesses at Whitley: a business pa...
St Michael, Spurriergate, York
Grade I listed A church existed on the site before the conquest, and the earliest part of the building is 12th century - the nave arcades, when they were ...
A geography of white powder
These small piles of white powder – resembling flour – are encountered in this area. They are often at the base of lighting columns and telephone poles. They...
Common Pond, Hailsham
The Common Pond in Bellbanks Road has been a focal point in Hailsham for centuries and is considered to be the town's "Jewel In The Crown". The commons were ...
Calibrating the Avon
St Mary's Parish Church, Hailsham
St Mary's Church - St Mary’s Church is a grade-listed building and dates back to the early 15th century, although there is evidence of a church on this site ...
Champion Court Farm Oast
Former five kiln oast house, formed of four square kilns and one round. The kilns were all removed in the 1940 or 50's. The barn/stowage remains.
STANTA
STANTA stands for STANford Training Area situated roughly TL 8495. The area was established in 1942 when a battle training area was required and a 'Nazi vi...
The Killynure Road, Carryduff/Saintfield
A minor road running south east from Carryduff to the Old Belfast Road at Saintfield. Once the main road to the county town of Downpatrick and now the back ...
East Anglian Real Property Company farm sheds
Built in 1936 or 1937 by the Dutch-owned East Anglian Real Property Company, a Dutch farming consortium which started business in 1929, on land that at the t...
Fairfield General Hospital, Bury
All Saints' church, Pavement
Grade I listed The Domesday book states that there was a church here before 1087, and it was probably enlarged to a cruciform plan in the mid-12th century...
St Nicholas' church, Cabourne
Grade II* listed The lower tower dates from the 11th century, as does the drum font, found in 1872 under the floor. There is a surviving 15th century win...
Lambley Viaduct
Lambley Viaduct on the Alston Branch Railway crosses the River South Tyne between Alston and Haltwhistle in a series of tall and elegant arches and was the e...
Tring Park
Tring Park is the former grounds of The Mansion in Tring, which has had several owners including Sir William Gore, Lord Mayor of London; Sir Drummond Smith, ...
Drumbo Park Greyhound Stadium
Images of a Friday night event at Drumbo Park Greyhound Stadium, Ballyskeagh, near Lisburn. Further information on the site which caters for greyhound racing...
Old track on Carman Muir
The first-edition OS map (surveyed 1860) shows a 550-metre-long track through woodland. It started at [[NS37147823]], headed WSW to [[NS36997821]], west to [...
Lower Northlands Oast
Once part of a three round kiln oast house.
St Martin le Grand church, York
Grade II* listed. The church dates from the 11th C. although little of this is left. The tower and old part of the church is 15th C. In mediaeval York, ...
Brandenbury Farm Oast
Ridge ventilation oast house.
Gleniffer Branch Line
The line is now dismantled, but used to lead to Gleniffer depot at c.[[NS48166085]], which is now the site of houses at Glenfield Grange. The branch line cro...
No 54 Corporation Street, Belfast
A vacant site, on the western side of Corporation Street, almost opposite Corporation Square. It had the flowing planning permission “Full planning has been...
Stoney Brae
A road called Stoney Brae leaves Neilston Road and heads SSE for about 200 metres. However, the road used to extend another 450 metres or so, to meet Capleth...
The Skinners' School
The Skinners' School is a Boys Grammar School that is partly funded by The Skinners Company. The school opened in 1887. Website: http://www.skinners-school....
Lang Craigs Woodland
The woodland occupies 240 hectares (590 acres) that were acquired by the Woodland Trust Scotland in 2011. It is named after the Lang Craigs, a line of cliffs...
Beltring Green Farm Oast
Former twin round kiln oast house. The kilns were removed sometime after 1960.
Little Oast
Single square kiln oast house. Once joined to Woolhouse Oast http://www.geograph.org.uk/snippet/3192
Stourbridge Junction station
The original Stourbridge station was opened in 1852; the present one on 1 October 1901 400 yards to the south of the original. It originally had four platfo...
Hyde Free Library and Technical School
Hyde Library was originally Hyde Technical School and Free Library. The foundation stone was laid in 1897 and it opened in 1899 replacing the former Mechanic...
Malig Mill
The remains of a corn mill in what is now Hermitage Park in Helensburgh. The mill considerably pre-dates the town of Helensburgh itself. The Blaeu map of the...
Alston Arches Viaduct
Railway viaduct (currently disused) over the River South Tyne, known as the Alston Arches. It is a six arch structure, with the water spanned by four wide se...
St Barnabas church, Eltham
This building has an interesting history. It was designed by the famous architect Sir George Gilbert Scott and originally erected in 1859 within the Woolwich...
Deptford Creek Footbridge
A swing bridge across the mouth of the tidal Deptford Creek close to its confluence with the RIver Thames. It was built with section 106 money and opened on...
Millennium Meadow
An area of rare wet grass land in Grundisburgh has been preserved to celebrate the Millennium - the first conservation area in the parish. This small field i...
Alder Gill
Alder Gill is a short (2km) tributary of the River Mole. It rises between Capel and Charlwood near the Surrey - Sussex border and flows north to meet Beam br...
All Saints' North St, York
Grade I listed The church site dates from the 11th century and is there is a reference to the church in 1089. At that time the building was a simple recta...
West Fallodon Auxiliary Unit Operations Base
Images of the Operational Base (OB) near West Fallodon. For further information, refer to http://www.coleshillhouse.com/west-fallodon-ob-and-auxiliary-unit.php
Ardencaple Tower
Ardencaple Castle used to stand here (see http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/en/site/41453/details/ardencaple+castle/ at Canmore for more information), but it was ...
Dumbuck Quarry
The quarry, which supplies aggregates for the construction industry, is also known as Dumbuckhill Quarry. It has consumed much of Dumbuck Hill, which was a v...
Unilever House
Unilever House is a Grade II listed office building http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-199800-unilever-house-greater-london-authority in the Neoclass...
NET Phase 2, February 2015
A series of images showing progress on the construction of the new tram routes to Clifton and Chilwell.
Middlebere Plateway
The Middlebere Plateway, or Middlebere Tramway, was a horse-drawn plateway on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset. One of the first railways in southern England an...
St John the Baptist church, Stamford
Grade I listed (redundant) The original church dated from the second half of the 12th century, but most of the church today is from the 15th century and...
Bottisham Lock
Bottisham Lock is located near Waterbeach. It is the lowest lock on the River Cam.
Bottisham Lode
Bottisham Lode is a man made waterway that links the village of Lode to the River Cam just below Bottisham lock, and is about 2.5 miles long. It is almost st...
All Saints' church, Stamford
Grade I listed The church was probably in existence in 1086, although nothing of this early church remains. It consists of nave with north and south aisl...