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Lympne
Lympne is a village on the former shallow-gradient sea cliffs above the expansive agricultural plain of Romney Marsh in Kent. The settlement forms an L shape...
Arnside railway station
Opened in 1858 by the Ulverston and Lancaster Railway, the station still serves the village of Arnside. West of the station the track is singled across the ...
The Waterfront Plaza, Belfast
Part of the Laganside regeneration scheme, the Waterfront Plaza is a seven storey office building completed in 2001. There is the following application (21 ...
Nos 92-96 Lisburn Road, Belfast
LA04/2018/0370/F | Change of use of ground and first floor from restaurant to student's union bar and music venue. Change of use of part of second floor from...
River Meavy
The River Meavy is in the southwest part of Dartmoor in Devon. It connects Burrator Reservoir to the River Plym. The river is 16 kilometres long, and flows i...
Shaugh Tunnel
Shaugh Tunnel is 307 yards long.
Shaugh Bridge Platform
One of the Great Western Railway's countryside halts, Shaugh Bridge Platform opened on 21 August 1907 near the village of Shaugh Prior and was convenient for...
Where is it?
It is difficult to know how best to refer to this area in terms of place. On the east side of Tachbrook Road it is a southern extension of Whitnash, a former...
Lea Bridge Station
Lea Bridge is a station on the line between Stratford and Tottenham Hale on the Lea Valley Lines, which reopened in 2016 with the full service beginning on ...
The Old Cross, Stapleford
Dating back to the Anglian period (8th to 10th centuries), it is a fine example of a high cross of the period. It displays a wide variety of interlaced decor...
Nomura, views and roof garden
The large Nomura building occupies a site bounded by the Thames Walk (Hanseatic Walk), Upper Thames Street, Angel Passage and Allhallows Lane. It is next to ...
Street Art in Manchester City Centre
Holland Park rainwater conservation
Rainwater flow from paths and woodland is being diverted into shallow pools. "This Sustainable Drainage System within one of the major London Parks will solv...
The Plantation Garden
The Plantation Garden > http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5807743 is a Grade 2 listed Victorian garden created by the well-to-do upholsterer and cabinet maker...
Hillington Footbridge
The bridge crosses the M8, leading from Arkleston Road (southern end of bridge) to Cockels Loan in Renfrew. The bridge was struck and damaged by an over-heig...
OmeathTurf Road
This road running entirely within the territory of the Irish Republic crosses the northern end of the Cooley Mountains between the Townlands of Edentubber ne...
Meavy
Meavy is a small village, in Devon. Meavy forms part of the district of West Devon. It lies a mile or so east of Yelverton. The River Meavy runs near the vil...
Finglesham
Finglesham is a village near Deal in Kent. The village has a pub. The village is also on the Miner's Way Trail. The trail links up the coalfield parishes o...
Heacham
Heacham is a village in West Norfolk overlooking The Wash, between King's Lynn, 14 miles to the south, and Hunstanton, about 3 miles to the north. It has bee...
Snettisham
Snettisham is a village in Norfolk. It is located near the west coast of Norfolk, some 5 miles south of Hunstanton, 9 miles north of King's Lynn. Though tra...
Ingoldisthorpe
Ingoldisthorpe is a village in Norfolk, approximately 9 miles north of King's Lynn.
Dersingham
Dersingham is a village in Norfolk. It is situated 12 kilometres north of King's Lynn. Sandringham House, a favoured holiday home of Queen Elizabeth and sev...
St Peter's church, Langtoft
Grade I listed The church dates from the thirteenth century and has a western tower, nave with north and south aisles, chancel, and south porch, the en...
B223 Road
The B223 runs 1 mile from Brixton to Herne Hill. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B223
Trinity Gardens Conservation Area, Brixton
The Trinity Gardens Conservation Area was designated in 1978. Of a generally leafy and tranquil character it is largely of 19th century and early 20th centur...
A2217
The A2217 runs 2 miles from Clapham Common to Camberwell. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A2217
Pacer trains
The Pacer diesel multiple units (DMU) were built in the 1980s, to provide light and cheap trains for use on branch lines. Five classes were built (140 - 144)...
John O'Groats Trail
For detailed information and a route guide to the John O'Groats Trail see http://www.jogt.org.uk/. In June 2018 the trail is "a work in progress", with the l...
Preston railway station WWI free buffet for soldiers and sailors
During WWI, the buffet at Preston railway station provided a free service to the many hundreds of thousands of servicemen who passed through the station en...
Ham Green Viaduct
Built in 1859 of timber by IK Brunel. Rebuilt in stone in 1899. The viaduct is 570 feet long.
Bickleigh Viaduct
Built of timber in 1859 by IK Brunel. Rebuilt in stone in 1893. The viaduct is 501 feet long.
St Ann's Church, Manchester
The Church of St Ann, which stands at the head of St Ann’s Square is a Grade I listed building (Historic England List entry Number: 1247612 https://historice...
St Mary's church, Sledmere
Grade II*listed The original church was built around 1200, and some of the fabric survives in the lower tower. When the Sykes family came to Sledmere ...
Lowestoft's Scores
or the Red Herring Trail. The Scores are a unique feature of Lowestoft. They are a series of narrow lanes created over the years by people wearing paths in ...
Downham Market
Downham Market sometimes simply referred to as Downham is a market town in Norfolk. It lies on the edge of the Fens, on the River Great Ouse, approximately 1...
B111 Road
The B111 runs 0.6 miles from Stoke Newington to Upper Clapton. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B111
Emneth
Emneth is a village in the county of Norfolk. The village is 58 miles west of Norwich, 15.4 miles south-west of King's Lynn and 99.6 miles north of London. T...
Mather & Platt Pressure Filter, Skelmorlie
An old cast iron Mather & Platt pressure water filter stands in a field beside Skelmorlie Castle Road at Skelmorlie Mains caravan park. It appears to hav...
Nos 26-44 Little Patrick Street, Belfast
A long-term vacant site, at the corner of Nelson Street and Little Patrick Street, with the following planning permission (29 March 2018) “LA04/2017/2306/F |...
Lowestoft High Street Plaques
There are a number of circular grey plaques on various buildings in Lowestoft High Street. Most bear the words "SVFFOLK VILLA LOWISTOFF" around a winged ang...
St Mark's Church, Teddington
St Mark’s is a Church of England parish church, serving South Teddington. The church building in St. Mark's Road was designed by Cyril Arthur Farey and dates...
Totnes Castle
Totnes Castle is one of the best preserved examples of a Norman motte and bailey castle in England. It is situated in the town of Totnes on the River Dart in...
Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Brixton
Corpus Christi Church is a Roman Catholic Parish church in Brixton. It was founded in 1886, was designed by John Francis Bentley and is a Grade II* listed bu...
Lambeth Town Hall
Lambeth Town Hall, also known as Brixton Town Hall is the head office of the London Borough of Lambeth on Brixton Hill and Acre Lane, Brixton. It is a Grade...
A204 Road
The A204 runs 1.3 miles from Brixton [[5800265]] to Tulse Hill. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A204
Church of St Matthew, Brixton
Designed by Charles Ferdinand Porden (1790-1863) with the foundation stone laid in 1822 and the church consecrated two years later. The building is a rectang...
Rush Common
Rush Common along with Max Roach Park forms a green corridor through Brixton to the east of the busy A23. St Matthew's Church Gardens and Tate Gardens both f...
Development site, Parkgate Avenue, Belfast
A vacant site with the following application (17 May 2018) for planning permission “LA04/2018/1363/F Proposed development of five apartments. Site adjacent G...
B3195 Road
The B3195 runs 4 miles from Higher Sandygate to Newton Abbot. It is the old route of the A380. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B3195
Clapton Park United Reformed Church
A Grade II* listed building. https://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/101265632-united-reformed-church-lea-bridge-ward A full history can be read at http:/...
Trees of Hope, Manchester 2018
The ‘trees of Hope’ trail was one of the events organised to mark the first anniversary of the terrorist bomb attack on the Manchester Arena which killed 22 ...
The Great Manchester Run
Established in 2003, the Great Manchester Run is an annual run through parts of Greater Manchester (namely Manchester, Trafford and Salford). The 10-kilometr...
Saxon church of St Mary, Deerhurst
The church of St Mary in the Gloucestershire village of Deerhurst is one of the most remarkable, and certainly one of the oldest, churches extant in Britain....
Church of St Michael and All Angels, Exeter
St Michael and All Angels Church, on Mount Dinham in Exeter is an Anglican church. It is a Grade I listed https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/lis...
Church of St Mary, Hanwell
The church of St Mary possibly dates back to Anglo-Saxon times, although the first evidence is the 12th century. The pesent building was designed by George G...
Church of St Mary, Eastry
The Normans built a new church in the late 11th - early 12th century, and in the early 13th century the church was lavishly rebuilt in the early English sty...
St Mary's church, Scarborough
Grade I listed The church dates from the twelfth century onwards and was formerly a large building of which now only about half remains. The existing ch...
Eagle Star House, Belfast
An office building, at 5-7 Upper Queen Street, with the following application (18 April 2018) for planning permission “LA04/2018/1199/F | Refurbishment of ex...
Snetterton, Norfolk
Snetterton is a village in the county of Norfolk. The village is located some 12 miles north-east of the town of Thetford and 19 miles south-west of the city...
Ashby's Windmill
Ashby's Mill, often referred to as simply Brixton Windmill, is a restored grade II* listed https://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/101080573-the-brixton-win...
Lister Park, Bradford
The largest park in North Bradford, named after Samuel Lister, local millowner, whose family owned the land from the 15th century and who gave it to the city...
Mells, Suffolk
Mells is a hamlet in the county of Suffolk, near Holton & Halesworth. It is on the southern bank of the River Blyth across the river by bridge from Holton; ...
Close House Riverside Nature Reserve
A nature reserve managed by Northumberland Wildlife Trust. The area contains calaminarian grassland which is on the river Tyne floodplain; these types of gra...
Woolverstone, Suffolk
Woolverstone is a small village in Suffolk,located on the Shotley peninsula. It is situated about 4.0 miles south of Ipswich, near the southern shore of the ...
Stoke Park, Ipswich
One of Ipswich’s most popular residential suburbs, occupying the sweep of upland between the Orwell and the Belstead Brook. It divides into three charact...
The Ardgowan Club
The club grounds are located in the centre of Ardgowan Square in the west end of Greenock. This parkland square with mature trees and formal landscaping is s...
Nos 243-245 Woodstock Road, Belfast
Two derelict houses currently (May 2018) offered for sale as a “redevelopment opportunity”. The agents’ description includes “Excellent Redevelopment opport...
Seaton Tramway
The tramway arose, phoenix-like, at the and of the 1960s from the ashes of the old Seaton Junction to Seaton branch-line railway which first opened in 1868 a...
Copdock, Suffolk
Copdock is a village in county of Suffolk. In 1961 the civil parish had a population of 399. Copdock is 3 miles south-west of Ipswich. It is located on the ...
No 62 Beersbridge Road, Belfast
A vacant building, at the corner of Calvin Street, with the following application (30 April 2018) for planning permission “LA04/2018/1187/F Demolition of exi...
St Andrew's church, East Heslerton
Grade I listed The church was built in 1877 by G. E. Street for Sir Tatton Sykes. It was the third church to be built on the site, the earliest probably...
Church of St John at Hackney
The Church of St John-at-Hackney is in the heart of Hackney with a capacity of around 2,000. It was built to replace Hackney's medieval parish church, of whi...
Bowhill
Bowhill is one of the houses of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensbury. The house is open to the public with very limited opening times, the gardens and ground...
Floors Castle
Floors Castle was designed by William Adam and built in 1721 for the first Duke of Roxburghe - it extended an original tower house. It has been altered much ...
Ilfracombe Harbour
Ilfracombe, North Devon.
St Andrew's church, Boynton
Grade I listed The western tower, of ashlar, dates from the fifteenth century; the rest of the church is from C.1770. It was rebuilt in brick by John Ca...
St Mary's church, Brandesburton
Grade I listed The church dates from the twelfth century onwards, with a 12-13th century chancel, nave with clerestory and north and south aisles, with ...
Traquair House
Traquair is Scotland's oldest inhabited house. It is privately owned and open to the public. It has been owned by a number of families since 1107, latterly t...
Melrose Abbey
Melrose Abbey is in the care of Historic Environment Scotland (Historic Scotland). It was founded in 1136 by Cistercian monks. After rebuilding in 1385 follo...
Abbotsford
Abbotsford was the house of Sir Walter Scott, with grounds by the River Tweed. He bought the property in 1811, built a large house finished in 1824, filled i...
The chapel and burial ground at Cill Naoimh
The remains of an 8th century chapel, cross and burial ground on a raised beach on the west side of Loch Gruinart. https://canmore.org.uk/site/37474/islay-ki...
Llandegfedd Reservoir Trail
The Trail is a 10 km way-marked rural walking route, mainly on public and permissive paths, around the 176 hectare Welsh Water reservoir, an SSSI. Most of th...
Princess Yachts
Princess Yachts Limited is a British luxury motor yacht manufacturer, based in the city of Plymouth. It was founded in 1965.
All right, my old flower
For many years this delightful village ran an open gardens weekend, reasonable price all in a good cause etc. Then suddenly they priced it out of the other c...
Royal Navy Hospital, Stonehouse
The naval hospital was built in 1758–65 to a design by Alexander Rowehead. The hospital housed 1,200 patients in sixty wards, its ten ward blocks being arran...
Stonehouse
During the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries the areas of Emma Place and Caroline Place were home to many of the west country's top-ranking admirals, doctors and...
Stoke, Plymouth
Stoke, also referred to by its earlier name of Stoke Damerel, is a parish, that was once part of the historical Devonport. Stoke is an inner suburb of Plymou...
Peverell
Peverell is a neighbourhood in Plymouth. Two of the main roads are named Peverell Park Road and Weston Park Road. The area now consists mostly of Edwardian ...
Drakewalls
Drakewalls is a small village in southeast Cornwall. It is adjacent to Gunnislake between Callington and Tavistock on the A390. It has a primary school, Del...
St Ann's Chapel
St Ann's Chapel is a hamlet in the parish of Calstock, Cornwall. It is west of Gunnislake on the A390 between Tavistock and Liskeard. The hamlet has a pub - ...
Gorse fire on the Braid Hills
Returning to Edinburgh at about 5.30pm from the west, a pall of smoke was seen over Edinburgh. It turned out to be a Gorse fire on the Braid Hills about 12km...
Horlicks Factory, Slough
The Horlicks factory was built in 1908. The owners of the factory, GSK, announced in 2017 that it would close. There are plans to build houses on the site. ...
Calum's Road
The mile and three-quarters of narrow road from Brochel to Arnish is famous because it was built by one man, Calum MacLeod. Exasperated by dithering and ...
Eastry
Eastry is a historically significant village in Kent, around 2.5 miles south-west of Sandwich. The name is derived from the Anglo-Saxon Éast-rige, meaning ...
Foster's Mill
Foster's Mill (also known as Spiller's Mill), off Station Road, was built of painted gault brick in 1898, designed by the architects Gelder and Kitchen of Hu...
Loseley House
Loseley House was built between 1562 and 1569 for Sir William More, a trusted adviser to Queen Elizabeth I. Both Queen Elizabeth and her successor, James I ...