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Mundford, Norfolk
Mundford is a village and civil parish in the county of Norfolk. It is situated at the intersection of two major routes, the A134 Colchester to King's Lynn r...
Lynford, Norfolk
Lynford is a village situated in the Breckland District of Norfolk and covers an area of 9.54 sq miles with a population of 157 in 81 households as of the UK...
Cleveland Square
Cleveland Square is a beautiful 1.5 acre square in Bayswater, with a well maintained and large communal garden in the centre. Cleveland Square, in the Borou...
B411 Road
The B411 runs 0.7 miles from Royal Oak Station to Queensway Station through Bayswater. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B411
Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St Sophia
Saint Sophia Cathedral is a Greek Orthodox church on Moscow Road in the Bayswater area of London. It was consecrated as the Church of the Holy Wisdom (Sophi...
Burtersett Quarries
Situated on the north-eastern end of Wether Fell, the quarries worked the Yoredale sandstone. This is a thin-bedded stone which cleaves easily to make flagst...
Lyttleton Playing Fields
Lyttelton Playing Fields is a 9 hectare public park in Hampstead Garden Suburb. It is one of Barnet's 'Premier Parks'. Most of the site is a large grassed a...
Craigarestie
Craigarestie is marked on OS maps from the first edition (1860) onwards. The name applies to an extended area rather than to a particular line of crags. The ...
St Peter's church, Woodhall Spa
The church was built in 1893 by C. H. Fowler to replace the earlier church of St Andrew which was too small and located on the main crossroads. The graveya...
Greatstone on Sea
Greatstone is a beach-side town, the third town up from the "point" of the Romney Marsh area of Kent. It is situated near the largest town there, New Romney....
Gallards Almshouses
C J Gallard’s Almshouses is a registered charity providing accommodation for residents of the Borough of Tunbridge Wells who are over 55 and of limited means...
Sheep Hill Fort
Sheep Hill is the site of a fort that is marked on the 1:25000 and 1:50000 OS maps. The remains of a vitrified fort on the summit are within a larger, later ...
Blaxton Creek
Blaxton Creek rises just north of Roborough, north of Plymouth. It runs 4km west to meet the River Tavy opposite Bere Ferrers
St Michael's church, Coningsby
Grade I listed The church dates from the 13th century onwards, the chancel has been rebuilt twice, in 1741 and 1870. There is a western tower with arch...
1940's Weekend, Sheringham
Oyster House and Royston House, Belfast
Two adjoining building at the corner of Wellington Place and Upper Queen Street. There are the following planning permissions: (24 January 2017) “LA04/2016/...
B1383 Road
The B1383 runs 17.5 miles from Bishop Stortford to Stump Cross. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B1383
Newport (Essex)
Newport is a large village in Essex near Saffron Walden. Located approximately 41 miles north of London, the village is situated amongst the arable fields ...
Joyce Frankland Academy (Newport Free Grammar School)
Joyce Frankland Academy, Newport, formerly Newport Free Grammar School, is a school in Newport, Essex. It was founded in 1588. The school is a mixed secondar...
Wilsontown Ironworks
Robert Wilson, the owner of a small coal mine in the 1770s, discovered ironstone in a burn at what became Wilsontown in Lanarkshire [now South Lanarkshire]. ...
Gayle Mill, Hawes
Gayle Mill was built in 1784 as a watermill for spinning cotton, following Richard Arkwright's principles, but was converted quite soon thereafter to spinnin...
The Serpentine Swim
The Serpentine Swim is a mass participation open water swim held on the 2012 Olympic course on The Serpentine. The event was first held in 2016. Over 4000 pe...
Saffron Trail
The Saffron Trail is a long distance footpath just over 71 miles in length stretching all the way from Southend-on-Sea in the south east of Essex to Saffron ...
Church of St Andrew, Aysgarth
Nominally a restoration, in practice the church is almost entirely new build of 1866, by James Green of Todmorden in a mix of Early English, Decorated and Pe...
Crumlin Navigation Colliery
The shafts were sunk in 1907. The heapstead buildings in red brick with yellow brick pilasters were erected in 1911 to a high standard as a show pit. They ar...
Rougham, Suffolk
Rushbrooke with Rougham is a large civil parish in the St Edmundsbury district of Suffolk in eastern England covering the villages of Blackthorpe, Rougham an...
Blackthorpe, Suffolk
Blackthorpe is a village in Suffolk 4 Miles from Bury St. Edmunds.
Leinster Square & Prince's Square
Leinster Square is a Victorian development on the boundary between Bayswater and Notting Hill. It is a garden square surrounded by many Grade II listed house...
A598 Road
The A598 runs 4 miles from Childs Hill to North Finchley. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A598
Mutton Brook
Mutton Brook is a tributary of Dollis Brook and hence the River Brent. It rises in East Finchley and runs about 3km west to join Dollis Brook near Hendon. Th...
River Lyner
The River Lyner rises near Hockworth and flows approx. 17km south to join the River Culm near Cullompton.
Church of St Cuthbert, Pateley Bridge
This is one of the 'Commissioners Churches' (Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commissioners%27_church ) of the early 19th century. It was built in ...
"L" prefixed roads in RoI
Under the 1993 Roads Act all minor roads in the Republic are numbered on a county by county basis. Each number is prefixed with the letter L. For the best pa...
Bere Ferrers
Bere Ferrers, sometimes called Beerferris, is a village on the Bere peninsula in West Devon. It is located to the north of Plymouth, on the west bank of the ...
Hare Green, Essex
Hare Green is a hamlet on Harwich Road, in the Tendring District, in the county of Essex.
Wendens Ambo
Wendens Ambo is a small village in North Essex, it is located just west of Saffron Walden. Audley End railway station is located in the village.
The A581
The A581 is a non-primary road which runs for 9½ miles, linking the A6 at Chorley with the A59 just south of Tarleton (where the A565 starts).
B1039 Road
The B1039 runs 11 miles from Royston to Wenden Ambo. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B1039
Audley End Station
Audley End railway station serves the village of Wendens Ambo and the town of Saffron Walden. The station is named after the manor of Audley End. There was a...
Church of St Mary, Kirkburn
The church is at the centre of a small village, and seems disproportionately large for the size of community it serves. The nave is c.1139 with a 14th centur...
Membury Services
Membury Services M4 Operated by Welcome Break On the M4 between junctions J14-15 in West Berkshire Contact Phone: 01488 674360 Other Facilities/Informat...
Wath Mill, Nidderdale
An interesting water powered mill which had its first public viewing during Heritage Open Days in 2017 after some conservation work to building and machinery...
Rufford Old Hall, Lancashire
The National Trust's Rufford Old Hall is a beautiful Tudor building surrounded by Victorian and Edwardian gardens. It was built in the 1530s and, for 400 yea...
Ss Mary & Nicholas church, Spalding
Grade I listed The church was built by a Benedictine Priory which was founded in the town at the end of the 11th century. It was said to be one of the ric...
Looe Island
Looe Island (Cornish: Enys Lann-Managh, meaning island of the monk's enclosure), also known as St George's Island, is a small island 1 mile from the mainland...
Magdalen College School
Grade I listed, scheduled monument former school on St.John's Street in Wainfleet, built in 1484 by William Waynflete, Bishop of Winchester to nurture schola...
Church of St Ebbe, Oxford
St Ebbe's is a Church of England parish church in central Oxford. A church has stood on this site since 1005, but the present church dates from 1814 - 16. G...
Pillar Hotel, Hendon, and Pillar of Fire Society
The Pillar Hotel in Hendon occupies the buildings of the former Pillar of Fire mission on Brent Street, which were previously used for bible study and a host...
Langford Steam Pumping Station (Museum of Power)
Former late 1920s steam pumping station built to supply fresh water to the growing population of Southend. The station housed 3 (originally 2) Lilleshall ver...
Beeleigh Milling Complex
Beeleigh Mill is a fascinating and rare milling complex sited close to Maldon, Essex. The site comprises a ruined watermill complete with a rare tidal dockin...
Church of St Aldate, Oxford
St Aldate's is a Church of England parish church in the centre of Oxford. The church is on the street named St Aldate's, opposite Christ Church and next door...
St Andrew's Hospital (new) Cemetery
A new cemetery and chapel were opened adjacent to Plumstead Road (now Green Lane), which was consecrated on Friday the 26th June 1903 at 3pm by the Bishop of...
Portobello Rd
Portobello Road is in Notting Hill, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. It runs almost the length of Notting Hill from south to north. On Saturdays it i...
B415 Road
The B415 runs 1km from Ladbrooke Grove to Notting Hill Gate. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B415
Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds
A complex of former textile mills to the west of Town Street, Farsley. Originally a worsted mill opened in 1829 and operated by the Woodhouse family, it was...
A502 Road
The A502 runs 5 miles from Hendon to Camden. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A502
Alan Turing
Alan Mathison Turing was born in 1912. In 1935 he developed the concept of the Turing machine, considered to be the basis of the modern theory of computation...
Hunslet Mills...
http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/leeds-mill-to-be-redeveloped-after-40-years-of-being-laid-derelict-1-8630384
Black Park Model Boat regatta
Black Park Model Boat Club uses the lake in Buckinghamshire's Black Park near Iver and Langley twice a week. In early September they hold a regatta with memb...
Rescue archaeology on Roman Marching Camp
Ballyquintin National Nature Reserve
The Reserve occupies a section of the extensive raised beach around Ballyquintin Point. The beach was created by isostatic uplift in the post glacial period....
River Looe
The River Looe is a river in south-east Cornwall, which flows into the English Channel at Looe. It has two main branches, the East Looe River and the West Lo...
A387 Road
The A387 is a 12.5 mile long road in SE Cornwall, between Polbathic and Crumplehorn (Polperro), via Looe. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?titl...
Conlig lead mines
Between the late 18thc and 1900 a total of 13 mines at Whitespots produced more than 13.9 thousand tonnes of lead. This made them the most important group of...
Looe
Looe, meaning deep water inlet is a small coastal town, fishing port in south-east Cornwall. Looe is 20 miles west of Plymouth and 7 miles south of Liskear...
Looe Station
Looe station serves the towns of East and West Looe, in Cornwall. The station is the terminus of the scenic Looe Valley Line 8.75 miles south of Liskeard. Th...
Notting Hill Gate Underground Station
Notting Hill Gate is an Underground station in Notting Hill Gate. On the Central line, it is between Holland Park to the west and Queensway to the east. On t...
Church of St Mary, Hendon
The church may date back to the Anglo-Saxon period. A priest is mentioned in 1086 in the Domesday Book probably implying a church. The first definite date is...
Middlesex University
Middlesex University is a public university in Hendon. It is one of the post-1992 universities. The name of the University is taken from its location within ...
Lady Lane Mural
The mural is on the side of the Cooperative Funeralcare https://funeralcare.coop.co.uk/finder/paisley/PA1-2LJ/4-lady-lane building near the junction with Wel...
All Saints' church, Fenton
Grade I listed. The church dates from the 12th century onwards, and was restored in the 19th century. There is a western tower with spire, nave with nort...
Strumpshaw Steam Museum Autumn Steam Engine Rally
This event was held in the grounds of Strumpshaw Hall which are also home to the Strumpshaw Steam Museum, first opened in 1964 and housing a large collection...
Bosherston Lily Ponds
The Bosherston lily ponds are man-made, created the Campbells of Cawdor, owners of the Stackpole Estate, between 1760 and 1840. Originally there was a series...
Lamphey Bishop's Palace
Lamphey Bishop’s Palace is an extensive ruin to the north of Lamphey village. It is a scheduled ancient monument and grade I listed building. Most of what is...
A perfect spot
There has been a settlement in this area for over a thousand years. Its original source of wealth was iron ore. Later the thick clay made it a perfect site f...
Former Shore Road tram depot, Belfast
The Belfast tramways closed in February 1954. The Shore depot was demolished and now consists of a large area of overgrown hardstanding and some bits of bri...
Lavender Fields
A development of 39 luxury homes in Isfield, East Sussex, built by developers Millwood Designer Homes.
British Masters - 28th September to 1st October 2017
Close House was the official venue of the British Masters Golf Tournament in 2017, sponsored by Sky Sports. The event was hosted by attached tour professiona...
Kirkham Priory
Kirkham Augustinian Priory was founded by Walter L'Espec 1122-1130, who also founded Rievealx Abbey and dissolved in 1539. The ruins include architectural fe...
Church of All Saints, Sandon
The church stands on a spur overlooking the village, from which it is quite distant. It owes its position to being close to the original Sandon Hall http://w...
Becontree Estate
Becontree Estate is a vast municipal housing estate developed in the inter-war period by the London County Council. Construction started in 1921, and contin...
Marshall Meadows 'Seaweed Railway'
A collection of images pertaining to the Marshall Meadows 'Seaweed Railway'.
Marjon University
Plymouth Marjon University, formerly the University of St Mark & St John, commonly referred to as Marjon is a university based on the northern edge of the ci...
Leigh Guided Bus route
The Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) scheme links Leigh, Atherton and Tyldesley with Manchester. Built by Balfour Beatty, construction started in 2013 and the rou...
East Park, Hull
This is Hull's largest public park, comprising 130 acres. It opened in 1887 to celebrate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee; the boating lake was added after th...
Darsham Marshes Nature Reserve
Darsham Marshes Nature Reserve is owned and managed by the Suffolk Wildlife Trust. As well as the marshy land to the south, recently Darsham Common has been ...
Horsley Cross
Horsley Cross is a hamlet in the county of Essex. Horsley Cross lies on the B1035 road just to the north of the main A120 that connects London and Harwich...
Pitstone Green Museum
Pitstone Green Farm was gifted to the National Trust in 2001 and is now part of the Ashridge Estate. The farm buildings are leased to the Pitstone and Ivingh...
B4495 Road
The B4495 road runs 7 miles from Summertown to New Hinksey. It is a rather poor Oxford ring road. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B4495
Leander Club
With 123 Olympic and 3 Paralympic medals to its credit, Leander Club is the most successful rowing club in the world The Club Overlook the Thames at Henle...
Queensway Underground Station
Queensway is on the Central line, just inside the boundary of the City of Westminster with the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. It is at the junction...
Harpenden
Harpenden is a town in the St Albans City district in the county of Hertfordshire. The town's population is just under 30,000. Harpenden is a commuter town, ...
Coastal erosion near Warden Point
A well illustrated guide and explanation of the processes can be found on the Sheppey Fossils web site http://www.sheppeyfossils.com/pages/coastal_erosion.htm
Hendon Station
Hendon station is on the Midland Main Line, serving the western parts of Hendon. It is situated between Cricklewood to the south and Mill Hill Broadway to th...
Fawley Hill
Fawley Hill is the private estate of Sir William and Lady McAlpine in the heart of the English countryside. Once described by Country Life magazine as ‘th...
South Acre, Norfolk
South Acre is a village and civil parish in the county of Norfolk. The village has almost disappeared, but the remnants are located about 0.62 miles south-we...