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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 seven hangars. During the early 50s it was used by USAF grou...
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 1190in tra...
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...
Stag pubs
Pubs that are often associated with hunting.
Chiswick Common
Chiswick Common along with Acton Green Common are the remains of a much larger ancient common. Chiswick Common is located either side of a railway line and l...
Acton Green Common
Acton Green Common, with its children's playground, mature trees and the railway embankment behind it, is all that remains of a much larger ancient common - ...
St Mary's church, Manuden
Grade II*listed The church dates from the 12th century, but was largely demolished in 1863 and rebuilt in 1864. It originally consisted of the nave and...
The East Lancashire Railway (ELR)
The East Lancashire Railway (ELR) is a heritage railway based in Bury. It is currently (as of June 2014) operating between Rawtenstall and Heywood, with inte...
Stane Street
Stane Street is the modern name given to an important 90-kilometre-long Roman road that linked London to the Roman town of Noviomagus Reginorum, or Regnentiu...
Because of the Tour
This snippet is to link together disparate photos which are not of 2014 Tour de France events or venues, but of features or activities associated with them s...
Cromer Station
Cromer Station is the only one of three station that remains in Cromer, it is on the Bittern Line. The Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway (M&GNJR) lin...
Views from the Beetham Tower
Tour de France 2014, the Peloton
The Peloton is the main group of riders in a road bicycle race. Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peloton
Les Gendarmes, Tour de France 2014
The Tour de France in Yorkshire was accompanied by a large number of police motorcyclists (and other police vehicles). The motorcyclists had evidently been d...
Tour de France Caravan
The Caravan is the name of the procession of publicity vehicles that precede the race. The first vehicles in the Caravan arrived in Pool about 10:30, an hour...
Tour de France 2014 in Pool in Wharfedale
Pool in Wharfedale had a small part to play in a great sporting event, the Tour de France Grand Départ 2014. The race started in Leeds (well, that's where t...
St Mary's Church, Masham
The earliest documented evidence of a church in Masham is in the Domesday Book of 1086 but the only survival from the Anglo-Saxon period is the base of a muc...
The Church of St John the Baptist
St John the Baptist’s Church is a Church of England church located in the village of Kirk Hammerton. Its origins are thought to be Saxon http://archdeaconint...
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
The sculptor Dame Barbara Hepworth bought Trewyn Studio and its garden in 1949 and lived there until she died in 1975. It is now in the care of The Tate. The...
'Wannie Line' Railway
The Wansbeck Railway, known locally as the 'Wannie Line', runs East from Scots Gap to Reedsmouth. In 1859 the Wansbeck Railway obtained powers to build a lin...
The National Railway Museum (NRM)
The National Railway Museum in York displays a collection of over 100 locomotives and nearly 300 other items of rolling stock, virtually all of which either ...
Groatie Hoose
James Traill Provost of Kirkwall had the summerhouse built in the garden of Gallery House in Bridge Street that he rebuilt in 1730. Using volcanic ballast st...
Ringmer Park
Situated below the South Downs, outside Lewes in East Sussex, lies near 8 acres of garden built up over the past 25 years by gardener, Michael Bedford. H...
RAF Tibenham (USAAF Station 124)
Tibenham is an ex-WWII airfield (constructed in 1942/43), located in South Norfolk, approx 7.5 miles from Diss and 15 miles from Norwich. The airfield i...
Lemanis Roman Fort
Portus Lemanis was the Latin name of an ancient Roman fort, settlement and port in southern Kent. The modern village of Lympne derives its name from the anci...
Ashton Armoury
The Armoury on Old Street in Ashton is the local Territorial Army training base. It was built in 1887 as a training base for volunteer soldiers, replacing an...
Cromer Museum
Based in a fishermens. cottage, this small museum has a range of displays on the history, geology and people of cromer. Website: http://www.museumsnorfolk.o...
Evington Gardens
Evington Gardens is a small square area of grass on the sea front in Cromer. The area is bordered on three sides by housing and hotels. There is a small orna...
Sidgwick Site
The Sidgwick Site is one of the largest of the locations of Cambridge University, it is located on the western edge of Cambridge city centre, north of Sidgwi...
Newnham College
Newnham College is a women-only constituent college of the University of Cambridge. The college was founded in 1871 by Henry Sidgwick, and was the second Ca...
M2 Ballymena bypass, Larne Road roundabout
When the M2 Ballymena bypass opened in 1969 the intention was to connect it to the Belfast-Antrim section. In the event the plan was abandoned and a dual car...
A2042 Road
The A2042 runs from the entrance to Eastwell Manor in Kennington (a northern suburb of Ashford) to the A2070 Park Farm TOTSO junction to the south of the tow...
Stanford Mill
Stanford Windill is a Grade II listed tower mill in Stanford, built in 1857. It stands on Kennett Lane in Stanford. Stanford mill was built by the Ashford m...