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Monument to Hyde Chartists
The Park
Formed from Nottingham Castle's deer park in the 19th century, The Park is a 150 acre private gated residential estate with restricted vehicle access. It is ...
The North Wales Expressway (A55)
The A55, also known as the North Wales Expressway (Gwibffordd Gogledd Cymru), is the major road in North Wales running for 88 miles between Chester and Holyh...
Canal boats on the Paddington Arm, Grand Union Canal
This canal is on a route with no locks from Southall to Paddington. Many canal boats are moored permanently, or move between places where they can moor for a...
Plumstead-Crossness Ridgeway
Not to be confused with the ancient track also known as the Ridgeway, this is a public path along the top of London's Southern Outfall sewer where it runs in...
The Arbury Canals
As early as 1700 Sir Richard Newdigate started the construction of the first 'boatways' on the Arbury Estate. Some were merely enlargements of the streams wh...
St Trillo's Seafront Chapel
Located by Rhos Point fishing weir and measuring only 11 by 8 feet, with barely sufficient room to squeeze in 6 chairs, this tiny building is believed to be ...
All Saints' church, Hereford
Grade II*listed The church dates from around 1200 but was later badly damaged,possibly by earthquake. It was rebuilt but not finished until about 1330. ...
Potteries Loop Line
The Potteries Loop Line was a railway line serving the Six Towns of the Potteries in Staffordshire, which branched off from, and returned to, what is now a b...
KLM DC3 (PH-PBA), Belfast City Airport
Some photographs showing the visit to Belfast City Airport of the 1944-built KLM Douglas DC3 (PH-PBA) https://www.dutchdakota.nl/en/dda-classic-airlines/flee...
Conglomerate
Conglomerate is a type of rock which contains variously sized rounded stones embedded in a matrix of sandstone. It is often formed in desert climates, wh...
Church of St Mary, Pentraeth
St Mary's Church, Pentraeth is a small medieval parish church in the village of Pentraeth. The date of construction is unknown, but is probably from some tim...
NET Phase 2, April 2015
Photographs showing the construction of the tram routes to Clifton and Chilwell.
St Peter's church, Southease
Grade I listed A church was mentioned in the Domesday book, although probably not on the site of the current church. The original dedication was unknown....
Eastney Barracks, Forts and Royal Marine Museum
The barracks, designed by William Scamp (assistant director, Admiralty Works Department), were built as headquarters for the Royal Marine Artillery, who move...
Radcliffe Parish Church
Radcliffe Tower
Leicester Station
Leicester railway station serves the City of Leicester. It was originally opened in 1840 by the Midland Counties Railway, and rebuilt in 1894. Today it is op...
River Camlad
The River Camlad is a minor river in Powys and Shropshire. It forms part of the border between Wales and England in places, before flowing into the River Sev...
Church of St Mary, Carleton Forehoe
A 15th century parish church with an early 18th century west tower. The tower is of three stages and houses an early 17th century bell. The church has Perpen...
Carleton Forehoe
carleton Forehoe is a small village / hamlet, north of Wymondham in Norfolk. The village is located by the River Tiffey. There are no services in the village...
Japanese School London, in Acton
This High School teaches in Japanese, in the Japanese curriculum, so that pupils whose parents are on a secondment to London for a few years can continue the...
River Tiffey
The River Tiffey is a small river in Norfolk, and a tributary of the River Yare. It rises near Hethel and passes through Wymondham before flowing generally n...
Parish church of St Peter, Church Knowle
The walls are of local stone rubble with dressings of the same material and the roofs are covered with stone slates. The Chancel was built about the end of t...
Old sandstone quarry
An old quarry (red sandstone) is located above the south-eastern side of Cardross Road. See http://www.wosas.net/wosas_site.php?id=21374 (at WoSAS) for details.
Apartment construction, Dundela Avenue, Belfast
The site of a large house at the corner of Dundela Crescent and Dundela Avenue. A planning appeal decision was given on 17 May 2010 for an alteration to pla...
B2023 Road
The B2023 goes through the back streets of Tunbridge Wells. It starts at a set of traffic lights at the A264 TOTSO in Calverley Park. It heads south along P...
Snake's head fritillaries in North Meadow, Cricklade
The ancient meadow is a National Nature Reserve and is fortunate to have survived intact after many similar meadows were ploughed up during the second world ...
Aylesbury Estate
Further south in Walworth than the Heygate Estate, the Aylesbury was an even more ambitious scale of urban redevelopment. Its many long medium-rise blocks, ...
Bransbury Park
Bransbury Park is situated in Eastney, between Bransbury Road and Milton Road. The park was built on reclaimed land and was formerly an inlet of Langstone Ha...
Syston Station
Syston station opened in 1840 and serves the town of Syston in Leicestershire. The station is on the Midland Main Line from Leicester to Loughborough, 103¾ m...
Hasland - Cemetery
The parish of Hasland set aside a 2-acre cemetery in 1883. 2 more acres were added in 1907. Hasland cemetery is one of four managed by North East Derbyshir...
Welshpool Station
Welshpool railway station on the Cambrian Line in Powys, mid-Wales, serves the town of Welshpool (Welsh: Y Trallwng). The station opened in 1862. http://en...
A483 Road
The A483 is a major road through Wales. It runs 156 miles from Swansea to Chester. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A483
Land below High Bickington
Much of the land around High Bickington is steep and set to pasture with some arable on the fields below. Passing through this grid square is Pound Lane, an ...
Nos 91-97 Victoria Street, Belfast
Two adjacent buildings, between Upper Church Lane and Victoria Street, currently (April 2015) the subject of two applications for planning permission “LA04/2...
RAF Bircham Newton
The aerodrome at RAF Bircham Newton was constructed during WW1, when it was used for fighter pilot training before becoming a bomber base. A major rebuild...
Turton Tower
Turton Tower is a distinctive English country manor house located in the small village of Chapeltown, North Turton on the edge of the West Pennine Moors. It ...
Kimberley Park
Kimberley Park is 240 ha of parkland, grassland and woodland centred on Kimberley Hall, a house whose grounds and gardens were designed by Capability Brown. ...
Road walk from Jinny Ring
Walk from Jinny Ring Hanbury. Hanbury Road, Pumphouse Lane, School Lane and back to the Jinny Ring
Reeds Farm Oast
1960's ridge ventilated oast house. The building replaced a traditional four round kiln oast house.
Avondale Square estate
The Avondale Square estate is the largest of the City of London Housing Estates. The land has belonged to the City of London since 1251 and was originally ca...
The Brockholes Nature Reserve
Brockholes is a nature reserve near Preston, just off Junction 31 of the M6 motorway. It is owned by the Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North ...
St Peter's church, Rodmell
Grade I listed The church is mentioned in the Domesday book, and consists of a western tower, baptistery, nave with south aisle, chancel and south chape...
Church Knowle
Church Knowle is a small village 1 mile west of Corfe Castle. It has a church (St Peter's) and a pub (The New Inn). There is also an animal sanctuary in the ...
Hampton Court Palace and Gardens
Built in 1514 as a private residence for Cardinal Wolsey, the palace was presented to Henry VIII to secure the King's favour. Along with St. James's Palace, ...
St Nicholas' church, Iford
Grade I listed A church is mentioned in the Domesday book, however the present one is 12th century and has been little altered.The church was originally g...
Conway Gardens footbridge
Situated south of Kenton station, Conway Gardens footbridge affords excellent views of the West Coast Main Line, the Bakerloo Line and the London Overground ...
Go with the Flow
I was planning a trip to Scotland and trying to decide how to fill a spare day at Inverness. Why not travel to Altnabreac station in the Flow Country, one of...
Milton Locks
Milton Locks are two locks and a basin that connect the now defunct Portsmouth to London Canal to Langstone Harbour. The locks were built in 1822. The canal ...
Langstone Harbour
Langstone Harbour is an inlet of the English Channel in Hampshire, sandwiched between Portsea Island to the south and west, Hayling Island to the south and e...
Model Village, Bourton On the Water
The Model Village is a one-ninth scale replica of the heart of the beautiful Cotswold village of Bourton-on-the-Water, containing all the buildings from the ...
River Windrush
The River Windrush which winds through the rushes for much of its course, hence its name, is a stream and river in the Cotswolds in the upper Thames catchmen...
18th & early 19th century headstones, Upper Broughton churchyard
Upper Broughton churchyard contains a very fine selection of gravestones from this period, mainly of Swithland slate. 65 of them, including 24 Belvoir Angels...
River Wreake
The River Wreake is a river in Leicestershire. It is a tributary of the River Soar. The river between Stapleford Park and Melton Mowbray is known as the Rive...
Church of St Luke, Broughton Sulney (Upper Broughton)
The ecclesiastical parish still retains the old name Broughton Sulney, although it is now part of a combined benefice with Hickling and Kinoulton. The chu...
RAF Barnham, Special Storage Site
RAF Barnham near Thetford, also known as the Barnham Camp, was originally constructed to serve as a bomb dump and during WW2 it had been used for storing ch...
Darley Abbey - Industrial Housing
The industrialist Thomas Evans developed cotton mills at Darley Abbey and, between 1792 and 1826, effectively provided a new village for his workers. This i...
Church of St Margaret of Antioch, Bowers Gifford
There has probably been a church on the grounds since Saxon times and the original would have been made of wood. A stone church was built by Sir John Giffar...
St Andrew's church, Bishopstone
Grade I listed The church may be one of the earliest in Sussex, and consists of a western tower, south porch, nave with north aisle, choir and chancel(san...
Bluebells development
A housing development to the East of Polegate off Pevensey Road. The first houses were completed in 2012.
Barkham Street, Wainfleet
Barkham Street is a remarkable twin terrace of perfect, grade II listed early Victorian houses that you’d expect to find in London, built with a basement and...
B1464 Road
The B1464 forms the 3.5 mile long section of A13 demoted between Vange (Five Bells Junction) and Sadlers Farm. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php...
St Leonard's church, Seaford
Dating from Early C12 with a Norman nave. The tower is late C15 with coursed ashlar of greensand stone on south side decorated with flint and stone diaper ...
Barking Station
Barking station is an interchange railway station located on Station Parade in the Barking in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. The station is serv...
Church of St Thomas the Apostle, Harty
originally built in 1089 mainly from Kentish Ragstone this church has been modified many times. Most of the church is Norman or 14th century. It was renovat...
Chasewater Country Park
HISTORY OF THE RESERVOIR Originally the reservoir was known as Norton Pool, which was then crossed by an ancient salt way or pack horse track. On the sout...
Church of St Michael, Wartnaby
This compact ironstone church dates back to around 1200 - the church notice board indicates 1191, the Listing description simply 13th century. The church ...
Sedlescombe Oast
Former single round kiln oast house. The kiln was demolished, leaving the older brick and weatherboarded stowage.
UK General Election 2015
Held on 7th May 2015.
Bangor Clock Tower
Built 1886-7; architect, A Neill of Leeds and builder T J Humphreys of Bangor. "Erected and Presented to the city of Bangor by Aldn Thomas Lewis J P Garthewe...
Milton Common
Milton Common is an area of 46 hectares south of Great Salterns Quay, bounded by Eastern Road, Moorings Way and Langstone Harbour. It is reclaimed land, for...
Fratton Park
Fratton Park is a football stadium in Portsmouth. It has been the home of professional club Portsmouth F.C. since its construction in 1898. Wikipedia: http:...
Melton Mowbray Station
Melton Mowbray railway station serves the town of Melton Mowbray and was opened in 1846. It is owned by Network Rail and operated by East Midlands Trains (EM...
Sofaworks
Sofaworks is a retail chain, founded in 1981, offering leather and fabric sofas in a range of modern designs, plus pull-out beds. It was formerly known as CS...
River Eye (Leicestershire)
The Eye rises at Bescaby, about six miles north-east of Melton Mowbray. It flows east towards Saltby, where it turns south and flows past Sproxton, Coston an...
Shrewsbury TMD
Shrewsbury TMD is a railway Traction Maintenance Depot (TMD) situated in Coleham, Shrewsbury, England. The TMD forms part of Coleham Depot, a permanent way d...
Shrewsbury Castle
Shrewsbury Castle is a red sandstone castle. It stands on a hill in the neck of the meander of the River Severn on which the town originally developed. The c...
Shrewsbury Station
Shrewsbury station serves Shrewsbury. It is the only remaining railway station in the town; Shrewsbury Abbey, as well as other small stations around the town...
Seven Bridge Junction Signalbox
Jointly constructed from 1902 to an enlarged standard LNWR design of 1876, the three storey structure is built of two storeys of red brick and cement, with a...
Shrewsbury Abbey
The Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Shrewsbury (commonly known as Shrewsbury Abbey) is an ancient foundation in Shrewsbury. The Abbey was founde...
A1202 road
The A1202 runs 2 miles from Shoreditch to Smithfield, East London. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A1202
Tower Hill Underground Station
Tower Hill is a London Underground station located at Tower Hill. It is on the Circle line between Monument and Aldgate, and on the District line between Mon...
Tower Gateway Station
Tower Gateway is a Docklands Light Railway (DLR) station near the Tower of London. It adjoins the tracks to Fenchurch Street railway station and is situated ...
Staveley - Childrens Centre
This former school was founded by the Duke of Devonshire in 1844 and probably designed by Joseph Paxton. It opened as an all boys’ school in 1844 and became...
B2195 Road
A 2.5 mile long road in Horsham. The B2195 starts at a traffic-light-controlled junction with the A281, Park Way, in the centre of Horsham, West Sussex. Fro...
Nos 123-137 York Street, Belfast
An office building, at York Street, close to the corner of Little Patrick Street, for which there is the following application for planning permission: “Z/2...
Little Patrick Street/Little York Street, Belfast
Two narrow streets between York Street and Nelson Street. There are some buildings are still occupied, some derelict and some vacant sites.
Minsteracres Monastery
Minsteracres was the former residence of the Silvertop family, built on a hilltop site approached from the north up a long avenue of Giant Redwood trees. ...
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Wramplingham
Mediaevil and restored in Victorian times. One of the 124 round towered churches in Norfolk. Grade I listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-2265...
Wramplingham
Wramplingham is a village in Norfolk. It is situated on the River Tiffey some 4 miles north of Wymondham and 7 miles west of Norwich. The church of Wrampl...
Network Rail stops here
It took 53 years for the Bluebell Railway to achieve this: the connection to the national network. On the left of the big picture we see the Bluebell's platf...
Kielder Castle
Kielder Castle is a visitor centre for Kielder Forest. The building includes an information centre, cafe and exhibition space. The castle was built as a hun...
De Havilland Arms
Built in only 20 weeks the building has used many recycled materials in keeping with the sustainable settlment idea behind Elvetham Heath - the timber and be...
Chastleton House
Chastleton House is a Jacobean Country House, which was built between 1607 and 1612 by a wealthy wool merchant.
Former ROF Bishopton Site
The Royal Ordnance Factory was a WWII Ministry of Supply Explosive Factory, located in Bishopton, Renfrewshire. Built to manufacture cordite for the British ...