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Eastbourne Pier fire
Eastbourne Pier caught fire at around 3:15pm on the 30th July 2014, and was put out around 3 hours later. The fire started in the arcade near the front of th...
Seacombe Drill Hall
Seacombe Drill Hall is first shown on the 1935 O.S. map on Riverview Road, and opposite the Public Baths, which first appear on the 1911 map. For historic re...
Pillboxes around RAF Stations
Compiled by Brian Robert Marshall Numerous pillboxes were installed in Britain during the Second World War, mainly to help defend the country in the event...
Liscard Drill Hall
The building is first recorded on the 1911 O.S. map where the former Townfield Lane has been renamed Urmson Road. In more recent years the building was used...
RAF Deopham Green (USAAF Station 142)
RAF Deopham Green is a former World War II aerodrome, built in 1942/43 and located near the hamlet of Deopham Green. Opened in 1944, the airfield was used by...
Church of St Laurence, Norwell
The church certainly has Norman origins, main remaining feature from this period being the late 12th century south door. The aisle arcades are early 13th cen...
Oast House at Newbury Farm
Twin round kiln oast house. Keywords: Hop Kilns
Oast House at The Birches Farm
Single round kiln oast house. Keywords: Hop Kilns
Oast House at Bannal's Farm
Twin kiln oast house. Grade II listed http://list.english-heritage.org.uk/resultsingle.aspx?uid=1349589 Keywords: Hop Kilns
Hop Kilns, Marston
Twin square kiln oast house. Keywords: Hop Kilns
Oast House at Sparrington Farm
Single square kiln oast house.
Oast House at Ashill
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Oast House at Mainstone Court Barn
Two square kiln oast house. Keywords: Hop Kiln
Oast House at Romers Farm
Single square kiln oast house. Keywords: Hop Kiln
Oast House at Brockmanton Hall
Single square kilned oast house.
Oast House at Fencote Abbey Farm
Two square kiln oast house.
Dancersend Nature Reserve
This reserve includes part of two valleys on the edge of the Chilterns, with an interesting combination of meadowland and woodland habitats. For more detail...
Church of St Wilfrid, North Muskham
The appearance of the church is fundamentally thaf the late 15th and early 16th century, in Perpendicular style, as a result of enlargement by local landowni...
The Weavers' Cottage, Rawtenstall
This building at Fall Barn Fold, has been known as “The Weavers’ Cottage” for many years but was never actually a “cottage”. It was built ca1780 as a ‘loom s...
Magiscroft Fishery
The fishery is on the site of a quarry which was worked for high quality sand used for moulds in the iron works in the area. The quarry ceased operations in ...
The Jephson Gardens
The gardens began as farmland which belonged to Edward Willes, a member of the Willes family who played an important part in the shaping of early Leamington....
Church of St Andrew, Caunton
The church is substantially of 12th to 14th century origin, with the clerestory and upper part of the tower dating from the 15th century. The oldest survivi...
St Mary's Church and War Memorial, Gosport
RAF Old Buckenham (USAAF Station 144)
RAF Old Buckenham was opened in 1943 as an operational bomber station for use by the USAAF and during the war it was home to the 453rd Bomb Group. The airfie...
Pillar Craig
This north-facing crag, which is named on large-scale OS mapping, consists of a line of tall regular basalt columns. It is probably the best example of such ...
Bridgeness Tower
Sited close to the Antonine Wall this tower is a Category B listed very rare, if altered, survival of a windmill. A corn mill was on the site from the 17th c...
Queen's Walk story poles
This is a series of 12 sculptures created from the lime trees felled as part of the development of the tramway along Queen's Walk. They are themed around the...
Chislet Park Farm Oast
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Oast House at Rosedale Court, Pudleston
Twin kilned oast house.
Oast House at The Ghorst, Leysters
Single square kiln oast house. Slate roof.
Bridge from Christ Church Meadow
A bridge has been installed in 2014 linking Christ Church Meadow to the Christ Church sports field off Iffley Road. The bridge replaces a punt on a chain acr...
The Mid-Hants Railway (Watercress Line)
The Watercress Line is the marketing name of the Mid-Hants Railway, a heritage railway in Hampshire which runs for 10 miles from New Alresford to Alton where...
In Search Of 'The Wicker Man' Filming Locations
A collection of images from 2012 and 2014 of locations used for the filming of the British cult classic 'The Wicker Man'. 'The Wicker Man' was released by...
Packwood House
The main block of Packwood House dates from the 16th century although it has been substantially altered and added to since then. It was owned by the Fetherst...
Caergwrle Drill Hall
The 1891 census records that Joseph Cooper and his family were living in the accommodation attached to the drill hall. Joseph was 42 from Bedfordshire and wa...
RAF Foulsham
Work commenced in 1941 on this RAF airfield; it had three concrete runways, 37 hardstandings and nine large hangars. During the early 1950s it was used by US...
Ruthin Drill Hall/Youth Centre
Ruthin Drill Hall was opened in the 1890s, it was derelict in the mid 20th century, and was then refurbished and was officially re-opened as the youth centre...
Milestones Living History Museum, Basingstoke
Milestones Museum in Basingstoke is made up of a network of streets that have been recreated to reflect those found in Victorian, Edwardian and 1930s Hampshi...
Mottisfont Abbey, Hampshire
Compiled by Brian Robert Marshall The abbey (a misnomer, it was actually a priory) dates from the very early 13th century and has had mixed fortunes sinc...
Rectory Lane waste
An area of 1.71ha of roadside waste along Rectory Lane, south of Buckland crossing, and north of the village. The waste is registered common land which exten...
A game of two halves
A journey by car around churches either side of the Wiltshire/Gloucestershire border: torrential rain and ferocious thunderstorms on the Saturday; scorching ...
Cairnholy chambered tombs
Cairnholy I and II are two chambered tombs in Kirkdale, about 1.2km from the coast above Wigtown Bay in Galloway. They date from the neolithic farmers who li...
Luce Bay Bombing Range
A selection of shots of the bombing range, primarily focussing on the two clusters of concrete 'target base' cones still extant. The excellent 'The RAF In...
RAF Swannington
The aerodrome at Swannington became operational in April 1944. It was the last airfield to be opened in Norfolk during the war. Locally known as Haveringla...
Strathblane Parish Church
The church, by architect John Brash, was ready for use at the start of 1804. It replaced an early-eighteenth-century church, itself the successor of an earli...
Severndroog Castle
Severndroog Castle is a tower in gothic style near the summit of Shooters Hill in the borough of Greenwich. It is neither a castle in the sense of a fortifi...
Books about Town
A temporary public art installation in London in summer 2014, consisting of fifty benches in the shape of a book, each decorated to represent a well known wo...
Carlton Park Industrial Estate
Situated on Ronald Lane just off the B1121 Main Road only one mile away from the A12,approximately eighteen miles northeast of Ipswich. Occupiers include...
Knock Evangelical Presbyterian church, Belfast
Photographs of Knock Evangelical Presbyterian church [[1393723]], on the Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, during rebuilding.
Peasenhall Pea Festival
Peasenhall Pea Festival is an annual event held every July at Peasenhall Village Hall (Peasenhall Assembly Hall). Peasenhall’s unique Pea Festival is a da...
The Meeting House level crossing, Dunmurry
A pedestrian-only level crossing, on the Belfast – Portadown/Dublin railway, connecting Kingsway and Ashley Park/the Areema estate.
Stained glass windows, St Leonard's church
A series of stained glass windows by Patrick Reyntiens on subjects determined by Canon Cuthbert Griffiths, installed in 1957. Old Testament characters are p...
Brookmill/Ravensbourne Park
A linear park between Brookmill Road and the River Ravensbourne north of Lewisham, known both as Ravensbourne or (the newer name) Brookmill Park.
People Make Glasgow
"People Make Glasgow" is the city's latest promotion campaign. In the days and weeks leading up to the 2014 Commonwealth Games, the campaign slogan has been ...
Murray Cauld Hydro Electric Station on the Ettrick Water
This is a joint venture between the Philiphaugh Trust and Rodger [Builders] Ltd to repair the cauld, which had been neglected by previous custodians, and to ...
Bricklayers Arms junction
The Bricklayers Arms - named after a former pub which is no longer extant - is a major road junction in South East London where the A2 (the historic route fr...
RAF Downham Market
The airfield was opened in mid-1942 as a satellite station for RAF Marham. It had three concrete runways which in the late 1970s were lifted and crushed for ...
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Chalgrove
The present church can be traced back to around 1160 when the present nave and a now replaced chancel were built. The south aisle was added around 1190 in tr...
First Manchester Heritage Fleet
Manchester Deansgate Railway Station
Deansgate Railway Station was originally opened as Knott Mill Station in 1849. It is on the elevated section of track above Whitworth Street West. It is link...
Church of St Helen, Berrick Salome
The church dates back to the 11th century, the transept being 13th century and the chancel 14th century. The church was remodelled in the 17th century when t...
Wimbles Oast
Single round kiln oast house.
The WW2 airfield at Docking
Initially the location served as a dummy aerodrome, intended to confuse the enemy into believing it to be a real airfield and to drop their bombs here rather...
Sewstern Lane
Sewstern Lane, or 'The Drift', used as part of the Viking Way long distance path, can be traced from Long Bennington for about 20 miles south where it joins ...
God's Place, Ewelme
Built 1437-50 by Alice de la Pole, Duchess of Suffolk, as part of a complete ensemble of church, almshouses and school. The 11 almshouses are set round a cou...
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Ewelme
The church is a fine example of 15th century architecture in the Perpendicular style, built to show off both the wealth and piety of the local families. Ther...
Wendell Park
Wendell Park is a small park in the Bedford Park area.
Arts Educational Schools
Arts Educational Schools, London (ArtsEd) provides training in the performing arts. Two schools offer diploma, degree and postgraduate level courses in music...
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Ipsden
This small church started life as a chapel within the parish of New Stoke. The church at Ipsden itself fell into disrepair during the 12th century and its ma...
Iron Gill
Iron Gill is a small woodland stream, south of Lower Beeding. It rises near Warninglid and flows about 4Km south to meet the Cowfold Stream. Most of its cour...
Church of the Holy Trinity, Nuffield
Although the chancel was restored in the 19th century, from the south side the church probably still looks much as it did when built in the 12th century, alt...
Minepits Wood
Minepits Wood is a mixed deciduous woodland in West Sussex. The area was a centre for a mediaeval iron industry.
Penshurst Park
Penshurst Park is the parkland that surrounds Penshurst Place a 14th century manor house.
The Sidney Oak
The Sussex Oak is a 500 year old Oak tree located in Penshurst Park. The tree is named after the Sidney family who own Penshurst Place.
Speke Hall
Speke Hall is a wood-framed wattle-and-daub Tudor manor house on the banks of the River Mersey. The first part (The Great Hall) was built in 1530 and it was ...
St Helen's church, Ore
Built in 1869 by E.P.L. Brock, the tower is situated to the south east and originally had a stone spire which was removed in 1966. There is one bell. There ...
The Custom House, Belfast
The Custom House was built in 1854/7 to a design by Charles Lanyon and WH Lynn. The building is rich in detail and features several ornamental heads as well...
Dawlish Warren nature reserve
A national nature reserve covering a large area of tidal marshes on the Exe estuary as well as a long sand and shingle spit at the mouth of the river. It is...
Hardwick Hall
Hardwick Hall is one of the most magnificent Elizabethan country houses in England. The house was built between 1590 and 1597 for the Bess of Hardwick (c1527...
Audley End House and Gardens
Audley End House is largely an early 17th-century country house just outside Saffron Walden, Essex, It was once a palace in all but name and renowned as one ...
NET phase 2, July 2014
A series of images showing progress on the construction of the new tram routes to Clifton and Chilwell.
Former Methodist church, 21 University Road, Belfast
The former (listed) Methodist church, at the Bradbury Place end of the University Road, was built circa 1865 to a design by WJ Barre. It currently (July 2014...
Little Waldingfield
Little Waldingfield is a village and civil parish in Babergh, Suffolk, England. In 2011 it had a population of 366 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk...
Ringlett's Farm Oast
Single round kiln oast house.
Powderham Castle and estate
The castle is privately owned (i.e. nor English Heritage or National Trust) and is still the seat of the Courtenays, Earls of Devon. Medieval in origin, heav...
Bromley House Library
An independent lending library since 1816, and one of the few remaining subscription libraries in the UK; a collection of over 40,000 books and periodicals, ...
Groton
Groton is a village and civil parish in Babergh, Suffolk, England. It also includes Broad Street, Castling's Heath, Gosling Green, Horner's Green and Parliam...
Bury Transport Museum
The Brain - is wider than the sky
One of what seems to have become an annual scientific poster display in St Andrew Square Gardens. This year the subject is neuroscience and demonstrates how ...
Needham Lake
Needham Lake is a lake in Suffolk, England. It lies either side of the River Gipping close to the town of Needham Market http://www.midsuffolk.gov.uk/leisure...
Creeting St. Mary
Creeting St. Mary is a village and civil parish in Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, England. In 2011 it had a population of 697 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov....
Needham Market
Needham Market is a town and civil parish in Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, England. In 2011 it had a population of 4528 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/di...
St James, Leckhampstead
A Church of England parish church, built in 1859 of brick and [[flint]]. It was designed by the notable church [[architect]], Samuel Sanders Teulon https://e...
Cromer Old Cemetery
The old cemetery is located on Holt Rd. The cemetery has been closed for some while. It is now managed as a wildlife area.
RAF Fersfield (USAAF Station 554)
Initially the aerodrome was known as RAF Winfarthing (USAAF Station 140) but was later designated RAF Fersfield (Station 554). Unlike the other WW2 airfield...
Wivenhoe Wood
Wivenhoe Wood is a wood in Wivenhoe, Essex. It is located on the East bank of the River Colne http://www.wildessex.net/sites/Wivenhoe%20Wood.htm. More info a...