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The Orangery
William Chambers was employed by Kew founder Princess Augusta as an architect for the Gardens and a tutor to her son (the future King George III). He complet...
Bank Newton Locks
Bank Newton Locks is a flight on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal between Bank Newton Bottom Lock No 36 and Bank Newton Top Lock No 41 It has a rise of 56'1 f...
Brough Station
Brough station serves Brough in the East Riding of Yorkshire. It is managed by First TransPennine Express, and also served by Northern Rail, First Hull Train...
West Highland Way
The West Highland Way is a long distance footpath in Scotland. It stretches for 96 miles, from Milngavie in Glasgow's northern outskirts to Fort William. A...
Community Mosaics In Hounslow
The mosaics are located between the High Street and the Blenheim Centre, brightening up an otherwise drab and nondescript recycling bin compound within a car...
Selside
Selside is a small village/hamlet in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire. It lies 2 miles north west of Horton in Ribblesdale. Selside was mentioned, in the form S...
Plymouth Art Centre
Art Film Food. Contemporary art gallery, cinema and cafe/bar in the Barbican area. http://www.plymouthartscentre.org/
Looe Street
Looe Street is one of the oldest streets in Plymouth. The street is still cobbled. Several listed buildings are along the street. Plymouth’s most famous seam...
B3240 Road
The B3240 provides a southern "bypass" of Plymouth city centre area, effectively linking the A374 to itself. It runs 1 mile from Union St to Exeter St.
Prestatyn Golf Links
The championship links course at Prestatyn is set in 150 acres of superb unspoilt links land. Several Amateur Championships have been and will be held here. ...
Kirkby Malham
Kirkby Malham is a small village in Upper Airedale. It lies between Malham and Airton. The Village has a Mediaeval Church and public house.
Airton
Airton (also known as Airton-in-Craven) is a small village in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, situated 10 miles north-west of Skipton It was known a...
Otterburn Beck
Otterburn Beck is a short tributary (8km) of the River Aire. It rises at High Langber and flows SE through Otterburn to join the River Aire at Bell Busk.
Leeds to Morcombe Line
The Leeds to Morecambe Line runs between Leeds, Skipton, Lancaster and Morecambe in northern England. The service is operated by Northern Rail. The route cov...
Drumlins
A drumlin, is an elongated hill in the shape of a half-buried egg formed by glacial ice acting on underlying unconsolidated till or ground moraine. They form...
Holy Trinity Church Hounslow
Holy Trinity Priory was founded here in 1211. The 1823 church building was destroyed by fire in 1948 and the present church was built on the same site in 196...
A500
The A500 runs between Nantwich and junction 15 of the M6 at Hanchurch. The section between junctions 15 and 16 forms the shape of a letter 'D', with the M6 a...
Nos 75-81 Victoria Street, Belfast
A building at the corner of Victoria Street (75-81) and Ann Street. Now vacant but which might be redeveloped as a hotel. There is (June 2015) no current p...
The Running Man at Heaton Chapel
The Running Man is a 16 panel mural produced by the group Friends of Heaton Chapel Station http://www.friendsofheatonchapelstation.co.uk/ The artwork was ...
Loder Valley Nature Reserve
The reserve was opened in 1980 and surrounds the eastern arm of Ardingly Reservoir which was itself created in 1978. The reserve contains woodland, wetland a...
Southborough War Memorial
The memorial was constructed by Albert Burslem & Sons, (R.H. Burslem)and was unveiled and dedicated on Sunday 13 February 1921. The memorial commemorates 207...
Tunbridge Wells War Memorial
The memorial is in the form of a low wall surrounding a central memorial with the figure of a soldier holding a rifle mounted on a plinth. The names of the d...
Public footpath, Lurgan Road, Dromore
A short stretch of public footpath, beside the River Lagan, through woodland, on the southern side of the Dromore – Lurgan Road [[4545723]]. The former Banb...
Norwood Junction Station
Norwood Junction station is a National Rail station in South Norwood of the London Borough of Croydon, south London and is in Travelcard Zone 4. The station...
Sinkhole, Swallow hole
A sinkhole, also known as a cenote, sink, sink-hole, shakehole, swallet, swallow hole, or doline (the different terms for sinkholes are often used interchang...
Pets at Home
Pets at Home is the United Kingdom's largest pet supplies retailer, with more than 370 stores and 6,000 employees.The company sells products including food, ...
Matalan
Matalan is a fashion and homeware retailer based in Skelmersdale. In 1985, it was established by John Hargreaves. Matalan have 217 stores across the United ...
Church of St Andrew, Pickworth, Lincolnshire
The church of St Andrew is a grade I listed building whose oldest identifiable features are 12th century. It is well known for the Medieval wall paintings d...
A396 road
The A396 runs 42 miles, north-south across Somerset & Devon from near Minehead to near Exeter. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A396
Samlesbury Hall
Samlesbury Hall was built in 1325 by Gilbert de Southworth and was the primary home of the Southworth family until the early 1600s. The hall has been many...
South Croydon Station
South Croydon railway station is in the London Borough of Croydon in south London, in Travelcard Zone 5. It is on the Brighton Line at its junction with the ...
New Cross Gate Station
New Cross Gate station is a railway station in New Cross, London, on the Brighton Main Line and the East London Line. It is about 600 metres west of New Cros...
Marylebone Underground Station
Marylebone Underground station is part of Marylebone Railway Station. It is on the Bakerloo Line,
West Hampstead Underground Station
West Hampstead is a London Underground Jubilee line station in West Hampstead. It is on West End Lane between Broadhurst Gardens and Blackburn Road and is in...
Studley Tunnel monument
The Studley Tunnel is one of a number of tunnels incorporated in the Elan Aqueduct, here burrowing under the southern end of the Clee Hills. The tunnel is ma...
Kilburn underground Station
Kilburn is a London Underground station at Kilburn in north-west London. It is on the Jubilee line, situated between Willesden Green and West Hampstead tube ...
Joanna - AB177
A 13.98 metre beam steel hulled trawler with a registered tonnage of 30.64 built 1989 in Great Britain. Currently part of the Cornish Fish Producers Organisa...
Graffiti in the Stone
Many churches have, scratched in the stone, patterns of circles, crosses, and mystic signs. After literacy became more common, names and dates started to ap...
Waterloo Square
Numbers 7 to 15 Waterloo Square are Grade II Listed houses by W K and Daniel Wonham built around 1815-20. All the balconies have been altered, number 9 appar...
Formula E, Battersea Park
Formula E, is a world-wide single-seater, electrically powered racing car series, that saw the Championship end with two races in Battersea Park. The first s...
Vulcan bomber fly-past 2015
Gargrave Flight
Gargrave Flight is a flight on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal between Holme Bridge Lock No 30 and Stegneck Lock No 35 The rise of this flight is not known ...
Ferriby Station
Ferriby station serves the village of North Ferriby in the East Riding of Yorkshire. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by Northern Rail.
Trans-Pennine Trail
The Trans Pennine Trail is a long-distance path running from coast to coast across Northern England entirely on surfaced paths and using only gentle gradient...
Hessle Station
Hessle station serves Hessle in the East Riding of Yorkshire. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by Northern Rail. This is the nearest sta...
Ribblehead Station
Ribblehead station is located at the southern end of the famous Ribblehead Viaduct on the Settle to Carlisle Railway. The station opened in 1876. It is opera...
B6479 Road
The B6479 is in North Yorkshire from Settle up the Ribble Valley to the end at Ribblehead on the B6255. Villages are passed at Langcliffe, Stainforth, Studfo...
Armada Way
Armada Way is a wide north-south running Avenue in the Centre of Plymouth. It connects the Railway Station with The Hoe. It was planned by Sir Patrick Aberc...
Sutton Harbour
Sutton Harbour lies at the heart of Plymouth old Town. It used to be a fishing harbour, but now is mostly used as a marina. The area around the harbour (The ...
The Barbican
The Barbican is the name given to the western and northern sides of the old harbour area (Sutton Harbour) of Plymouth. It was one of the few parts of the cit...
Mayflower Steps
The Mayflower Steps are close to the site in the Barbican area of Plymouth, from which the Pilgrim Fathers are believed to have finally left England aboard t...
Kew Palace
Kew Palace is the smallest of the British royal palaces. It was built by Samuel Fortrey, a Dutch merchant in around 1631. It was later purchased by George II...
Princess of Wales Conservatory
Kew's third major conservatory, the Princess of Wales Conservatory, designed by architect Gordon Wilson, was opened in 1987 by Diana, Princess of Wales in co...
Palm House, Kew Botanical Gardens
The Palm House (1844–1848) was the result of cooperation between architect Decimus Burton and iron founder Richard Turner, and continues upon the glass house...
47th East Coast Hull to Bridlington, Classic Vehicle Rally
Following the road run which stops off at various places between Hull and Bridlington, vehicles are displayed at Sewerby Fields. Vehicles include lorries, ...
Afon Dulas
The Afon Dulas is a short river (12km) in North Wales. It rises on the slopes of Moelfre Uchaf and flows north to meet the sea at Llanddulas.
Are you sitting comfortably?
Few churches have such a magnificent number of embroidered cushions. Started in 1962 to be ready in time for the churches 250th in 1962 they were not in fact...
A307 Road
The A307 is a link road running through southwest London and northwest Surrey, which is primary at the start but for the most part is now more local in chara...
B358 Road
The B358 is a secondary road from Hampton Wick following the outskirts of Teddington and terminating in the outskirts of Hounslow, a length of 5 miles. htt...
Scheduled Monuments
In the United Kingdom, a scheduled monument is a 'nationally important' archaeological site or historic building, given protection against unauthorised chang...
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Lowgate
15th century Parish Church. Tower added in the 17th century. Grade II* listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-387663-church-of-st-mary-
River Culm
The River Culm flows through the Devon Redlands and is the longest tributary of the River Exe. It rises in the Blackdown Hills at a spring near RAF Culmhead ...
Statue of Tom Weir
The statue commemorates the popular broadcaster, climber and writer Tom Weir MBE (29th December 1914 - 6th July 2006). To mark the centenary of his birth, th...
Abbey church of Ss Peter & Paul, Bourne
Grade I listed. The Abbey was founded in 1138 by Baldwin FitzGilbert but a church may have existed prior to this. The Domesday book lists a church present...
Wembley Stadium Station
Wembley Stadium station is a Network Rail station in Wembley, Greater London on the Chiltern Main Line. At a quarter of a mile south west of the sports venue...
A4090 Road
The A4090 is an urban main road in West london. It runs 4.5 miles from Wembley to North Harrow. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A4090
River Pinn
The River Pinn is a river in the county of Middlesex, in the western part of Greater London, which originates in Harrow Weald and flows into the Frays River,...
Gerrards Cross Station
Gerrards Cross station is in the village of Gerrards Cross in Buckinghamshire. It is on the Chiltern Main Line between Denham Golf Club and Seer Green and Jo...
Beaconsfield Station
Beaconsfield station is in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. It is on the Chiltern Main Line between Seer Green and Jordans and High Wycombe stations. It is ser...
High Wycombe Station
High Wycombe station is High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. The station is on the Chiltern Main Line between Beaconsfield and Saunderton stations. It is served by...
A4010 Road
The A4010 is an important cross country route across the Chilterns. It runs 15 miles from Stoke Manderville to High Wycombe.
The Barbican
As well as an arts centre, The Barbican encompasses over 2,000 flats in a complex built on the architectural principles of Le Corbusier. Work started here in...
Fairmile Inn becomes Pentland Outdoor Centre
Originally built in the late 1930s as the Hillburn Roadhouse, the art-deco roadhouse-style pub, later described as a 1950s public house, the Fairmilehead Inn...
Winterscales Beck
Winterscales Beck rises on the slopes of Whernside as Force Gill and flows South East then South to become Little Dale Beck.It flows past Winterscales Farm a...
Inkerman Beehive Coke Ovens
Ended up in Tow Law today, a former mining and ironworks village on the A68 Darlington to Corbridge road. After an uninspiring outing through lower Weardale,...
Former site of rifle range (Carman)
The second-edition OS map (revised c.1897) shows a rifle range here, with flagstaff and targets at the NE end; to the SW, small features are labelled "200", ...
Former Hastings College site
The former site of Hastings College which is to be developed into 121 houses and flats, including restoring the Grade II listed http://list.historicengland.o...
Dales High Way
An exhilarating and challenging 90 miles across the glorious high country of the Yorkshire Dales with over 13,900 ft of ascent. Walk this spectacular landsca...
The Gilnahirk Road, Belfast
A partly-suburban and partly-rural road running south east from the King’s Road towards the Lower Braniel and Gransha Roads.
Afon Gyrach
The Afon Gyrach rises on the slopes of Tal-y-Fan in north Wales and flows 5km to the sea at Dwygyfylch.
Penmaenmawr Station
Penmaenmawr station serves the small town of Penmaenmawr, and is located on the Crewe to Holyhead North Wales Coast Line. The station is a request stop.
St Guthlac's church, Market Deeping
Grade I listed. St Guthlac was an Anglo-Saxon hermit who came to the Island of Crowland in 699AD. The site probably had a church in Anglo-Saxon times a...
Dreamland Margate
Dreamland Margate is an amusement park in Margate. The site of the park was first used for amusement rides in 1880, and it become known as Dreamland in 1920 ...
BBC Media Village
Built in 2014 The BBC Media Village is a 17-acre site, located in Wood Lane near White City Underground Station. It was built on the site of the stadium of t...
St Andrew's church, West Deeping
Grade I listed The church dates from the early 13th century and consists of a western tower, nave with clerestory, north and south aisles, south porch a...
ASK
ASK, also known as ASK Italian is a British casual dining restaurant chain that serves Italian cuisine in 120 locations in the UK. The chain, founded by bro...
Princes Quay and Princes Dock
Princes Quay is a shopping centre in the heart of Kingston upon Hull. The centre is unusual in that it is built on stilts over Prince's Dock after which it i...
Spurn Lightship
The Spurn Lightship (LV No 12) is a lightvessel currently anchored in Hull Marina. The ship was built in 1927 and served for 48 years as a navigation aid in ...
St Denys' church, Sleaford
Grade I listed. The church consists of a west tower, nave with north and south aisles clasping the tower, chancel, and north transept. The tower dates fr...
B4009 Road
The B4009 is a long B road, which runs 47 miles from Newbury to Tring in the Chiltern Hills. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B4009
The Princes Risborough to Aylesbury Line
The Princes Risborough to Aylesbury Line is a rural branch line from Princes Risborough to Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire. The line is single track throughout ...
Princes Risborough Station
Princes Risborough station is on the Chiltern Main Line that serving the town of Princes Risborough in Buckinghamshire. It is operated by Chiltern Railways. ...
Priest's Way
The Priest's Way is a 3 mile route between Swanage and Worth Matravers. It follows an ancient trackway trod by a mediaeval priest. The logo is a picture of ...
Sculpture, Sandy Row, Belfast
A recently-erected statue by Ross Wilson http://www.rosswilsonartist.com/ on this site [[3062208]] at the corner of Sandy Row and the Linfield Road. The scu...
Nos 7-13 Hope Street, Belfast
A site currently (June 2015) used as a public car park, bounded by Hope Street and St Andrew’s Square for which there is the following application for planni...
St. Nicholas, West Itchenor
The church of St Nicholas is situated to the south of the coastal village of West Itchenor. It is a small, attractive, flint dashed church which dates from t...