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St Swithin's church, Lincoln
Grade II*listed The original church on this site was destroyed by fire in the 17th Century. The church is built in Early English style with a western ...
Pastscape
Pastscape is a England's archaeological and architectural heritage. it is maintained by English Heritage. Each data set has a short description and is cla...
The Ipswich to Ely Line
The Ipswich to Ely Line is a railway line linking East Anglia to the English Midlands via Ely. There is also a branch line to Cambridge. Passenger services a...
Outchester or Spindlestone Ducket
Known locally as 'The Ducket', the building is a 65 foot high, tapering tower standing four storeys high and was Grade II Listed in 1969. It is shown on the ...
Ouse Valley Way
The Ouse Valley Way is a 150-mile footpath in England, following the River Great Ouse from its source near Syresham in Northamptonshire to its mouth in The W...
Waren Mill
The collection of buildings dates from 1783 but incorporate parts of former mill on the same site. It includes a corn mill (originally water powered, five st...
A2102 Road
The A2102 is 1 mile long and runs from Bohemia Rd to Grand Parade in St Leonards.
The Bridges Urban Sports Park, Belfast
A concrete park built, on previously vacant ground, under the cross-harbour bridges, on the western side of Corporation Street. Officially described by Belf...
College of Arms
The College of Arms or Herald's College is a royal corporation consisting of professional officers of arms, with jurisdiction over England, Wales, Northern I...
RAF Yatesbury
In 1916, the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) developed two airfields at Yatesbury specialising in training Corps Reconnaissance pilots. Two camps were established e...
100 Group RAF
In WW2, 100 Group RAF was responsible for a series of secret operations involving the development and testing of more than 32 different devices. The speciall...
The Moat Pad and Adders Loanin
The Moat Pad and the Adders Loanin are two linked paths across drumlin land between Lowtown and Benraw. These are well maintained and waymarked by Banbridge ...
No 127 Gt Victoria Street, Belfast
A building at the corner of Gt Victoria Street and Stroud Street currently (December 2014) advertised for sale. The agents’ website contains the following: ...
Bridport Castle
Grade II* Listed early 16th century building heavily restored after a fire in 1876. Documentation indicates that in 1150, the keeper of Bridport Castle was t...
Old Post Office
19th century fronted Grade II Listed house. Dating back to the 17th century this was the former home of the Norman family in the mid 18th century and called ...
No 481 Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast
A building, at the corner of Cabin Hill Park, which seems to have been built in the “inter-war” period. Previously an accountants’ office and now (December ...
The Cobb
Famous location for the Film "The French Lieutenant's Woman" (1969) and featuring in Jane Austen's Persuasion (1818) The Cobb piers and walls are Grade I Lis...
Mill River
Mill River is a tributary of the River Deben in Suffolk. It rises on Rushmere Heath in east Ipswich and flows generally eastwards for approximately 12km to j...
TSS Duke of Lancaster
Built by Harland and Wolfe of Belfast, the TSS Duke of Lancaster sailed between Heysham and Belfast from 1956 to 1979. It is a well-known landmark looked for...
Grace Darling
Grace Darling (24 November 1815 – 20 October 1842) was an English lighthouse keeper's daughter who became a national heroine following the wreck of the steam...
Chesterfield Station
Chesterfield station opened in 1840. It lies on the Midland Main Line. Four tracks pass through the station which has three platforms. It is currently operat...
B6052 Road
The B6052 runs 4 miles through eastern derbyshire from Whittington to Eckington. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B6052
Spindlestone Heughs Defended Settlement
An Iron Age multivallate defended settlement above the Whin Sill Crags at Spindlestone Heughs. It is located on a naturally defensive position which takes...
Spindle Stone & Laidley Worm
The Spindle Stone or Bridle Rock is a pillar of basalt standing out from the escarpment of the Great Whin Sill at Spindleton Heughs, west of Bamburgh. It is ...
Vicar's Brook
The Vicar's Brook originally flowed from its spring-line source at Nine Wells, in the parish Great Shelford, through Trumpington and then into the River Cam ...
Parish Church of All Saints', Westdean
Saxo-Norman in origin restored in the late C13 and early C14, restored in 1878 and 1961 and re-roofed in 1984. Built of flint and Eastbourne stone rubble wit...
The Fens
The Fens, also known as the Fenland, is a naturally marshy region in eastern England. Most of the fens were drained several centuries ago, resulting in a fla...
A1123 Road
The A1123 is a cross-country A-road Cambridgeshire, providing a shorter but longer alternative to the A14 further south. It runs 24 miles from Hartford to So...
A142 Road
The A142 runs from Chatteris, 26 miles across East Anglia, to Newmarket, via Ely. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A142
Ely Station
Ely railway station lies on the Fen Line from Cambridge to King's Lynn, which is electrified at 25 kV AC overhead. It is a busy station served by trains runn...
Lady's Well, Holystone
Lady's Well, St Ninian's Well or Paulinus' Well is situated just north of the village of Holystone. It is a very atmospheric site and one of the best known f...
B2092 Road
Hasting's western bypass, 4 miles long. The B2092 starts at a roundabout on the A2100 to the west of Baldslow. Immediately it crosses the B2159 on a bridge....
St Paul's Underground Station
St. Paul's is a London Underground station located in the City of London financial district which takes its name from the nearby St Paul's Cathedral. The st...
Christ Church Greyfriars (former)
Christ Church Greyfriars, also known as Christ Church Newgate Street, was a church in Newgate Street, opposite St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London. Est...
Church of St Vedast
Saint Vedast Foster Lane or Saint Vedast-alias-Foster, a church in Foster Lane, in the City of London, is dedicated to St. Vedast (Foster is an Anglicisation...
Church of St Mary Abchurch
St Mary Abchurch is a Church of England church off Cannon Street in the City of London. Dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary, it is first mentioned in 1198-9...
Church of St Clement, Eastcheap
St Clement Eastcheap is a Church of England parish church in Candlewick Ward of the City of London. It is located on Clement's Lane, off King William Street ...
Church of St Edmund, The King & Martyr
St Edmund, King and Martyr, is an Anglican church in Lombard Street, in the City of London, dedicated to St Edmund the Martyr. Once a parish church, it no l...
Trumpington
Trumpington is a village on the outskirts of Cambridge. It is located on the southwest side of the city and borders Cherry Hinton to the east, Grantchester t...
Foxhall Heath Transmitter
The transmitter at Foxhall Heath is a Medium Wave Radio transmitter.
Remains of a rifle range
A hitherto unreported ruin beside a forestry track on the Killoeter ridge. A thick concrete wall, its top reinforced with ironwork, stands above the north-we...
Brookhill Wood
Brookhill Woods on the south side of Foxhall Road is a dense area of woodland dominated by coppiced birch and sweet chestnut, which is protected by a Tree Pr...
Olive Grove Depot
Olive Grove Depot is a Sheffield City Council Depot. Olive Grove was Sheffield Wednesday F.C.'s first permanent football ground, home to the club for just ov...
Aircraft Wrecks
Source: Aircraft Wrecks, The Walker's Guide by Nick Wotherspoon, Alan Clark and Mark Sheldon; Pen & Sword Aviation ISBN 178159473-2
Church of All Saints', Runhall
The Church of All Saints'is a flint buiilt 12th century parish church. It is one of the 124 round towered churches in Norfolk. Grade II* listed. http://www....
Runhall
Runhall is a village and civil parish in Norfolk. It covers an area of 11.98 km2 and had a population of 365 in 137 households at the 2001 census. Its churc...
The Black Bridge (River Leven)
This was originally a railway bridge: a short section of track linking the Dumbarton-to-Balloch line to the Dillichip Works crossed the River Leven here. The...
Church of St George, Portland
Grade I Listed former Anglican parish church rescued by the Friends of St. Georges and carefully and fully restored; now in the care of The Churches Conserva...
Church of St Mary Magdalene, Sutton-in-Ashfield
The church consists of clerestoried nave with aisles, chancel, west tower and spire and south porch. The exterior of the church is almost entirely the res...
B1172 Road
The B1172 runs 8 miles from the Wymondham bypass to Cringleford.
Denton Free Library and Technical School
Denton Lads' club was founded in a row of cottages on Peel Street. Needing enlarged premises a new building was built in front of the cottages and became the...
Strathclyde University Wonderwall
The wonderwall is a graffiti style mural which was created in 2014 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Royal Charter which established the UK's first technol...
Bilton Beck & Rudding Bottoms Nature Reserve
This 17ha mixed deciduous wood is bordered on the western boundary by the now disused Nidd viaduct, and a path follows the track of the old railway line. A r...
St Mary's church, Westham
Grade I listed Supposedly the first Norman church in England, this cruciform church stands at the west gate of Pevensey Castle and dates back to the late ...
Harrogate Ringway
A 20 mile trail encircling the spa town at a radius of 3-4 miles, mostly on attractive country paths. Can be divided into shorter stages or linked with Knare...
Nidd Viaduct
The Nidd viaduct at Bilton which stands at 104 feet above the river was built in 1848 and was part of the now defunct railway line which used to run to Riple...
Nidd Gorge
Nidd Gorge makes up a section of the River Nidd in North Yorkshire, in which the river enters a deep ravine with sheer, tree covered valley sides. The river ...
Church of St Michael, Cornhill
St Michael, Cornhill, is a medieval parish church in the City of London with pre-Norman Conquest parochial foundation. The medieval structure was lost in the...
Church of St Peter upon Cornhill
St Peter upon Cornhill is an Anglican church on the corner of Cornhill and Gracechurch Street in the City of London of medieval origin. It was destroyed in t...
Leadenhall Market
Leadenhall Market is a covered market in London, located on Gracechurch Street but with vehicular access also available via Whittington Avenue to the north a...
Kilmacduagh
Founded by St Colman Mac Duach in the early 7th century this site has what is considered to be one of the finest collections of monastic buildings in Ireland...
Monument Underground Station
Bank and Monument are interlinked London Underground and Docklands Light Railway stations that form a public transport complex spanning the length of King Wi...
George Stephenson Statue, Westgate Road
Erected in 1862 to the design of J.G. Lough. The heroic figure of one of the country's leading engineers is surrounded at each corner of the plinth by figure...
Old Billingsgate Market
Old Billingsgate Market is the name given to what is now a hospitality and events venue in the City of London, based in the Victorian building that was origi...
Custom House, City of London
The Custom House, on the north bank of the Thames in the City of London was formerly in use for the collection of customs duties. It was in use for many cent...
St Clements Hospital (former), Ipswich
St Clements Hospital closed in 2012. It was the last remaining Victorian asylum in Suffolk.
Brewery Common
A small area of registered common land, register unit CL25, straddling Brewery Common Lane and Nightingale Lane, about 3 hectares in extent. The common is a ...
Mully Brook
Mully Brook from Riddlecombe moor to Colleton Mill on the River Taw
Wokefield Common
Wokefield Common is a 60 hectare common north of Mortimer which is managed by West Berkshire Council under a scheme of regulation and management made under P...
Church of St Mary, Stamford
Grade 1 listed building dating from the 13th Century, though a church was recorded here in 1146. The English Heritage listing is here: http://list.engli...
St Nicholas' church, Pevensey
Grade I listed. There was originally a two cell church within the nearby Castle, dating from the early 12th century. It was replaced in 13th century by a ...
Church of St Michael, Marbury
An Anglican parish church. The church's own historical guide gives the date as c.1400 but the list description gives it as 16th century with a chancel of 18...
Church of St Mary and St Michael
A 13th century church. A full history can be read at http://www.trumpingtonchurch.org.uk/ourhistory.htm Grade I listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.c...
St James' Church, Abinger Common
The present church dates from at least the 12th century, if not earlier, and was rebuilt in the 13th century and in 1857. It was heavily damaged twice in the...
20 mph zones, Belfast
Photographs showing some of the places in Belfast where the maximum speed permitted is 20mph. The usual maximum, in most urban areas, is 30mph. The photogr...
B6161 Road
The B6161 is a rural B-road in central Yorkshire. It runs 10 miles from Pool in Wharfedale to Killinghall. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?titl...
Church of St Wilfrid, Kirkby-in-Ashfield
Although the church has medieval origins, the present building is entirely 19th and 20th century work. The medieval church was rebuilt in 1863, retaining som...
Nidd Valley Railway
The Nidd Valley Railway was a 14 mile long single track branch railway line that ran along the valley of the River Nidd in North Yorkshire. Built by the Nort...
National Cycle Route 67
National Route 67 of the National Cycle Network runs from Long Whatton near Loughborough to join National Route 71 near Northallerton in Yorkshire. The stret...
Church of St Helen, Selston
The church consists of nave and chancel with north and south aisles, west tower and south porch. A modern community facility was added to the north side in 2...
Newcastle-under-Lyme canal
The 'Newcastle-under-Lyme Canal' was a 3 mile 6 furlongs (6 km) level canal from the Trent & Mersey Canal at Stoke-on-Trent to Newcastle-under-Lyme. It was c...
Derby Road Station
Derby Road railway station serves the Rose Hill area of Ipswich. It is on the Felixstowe Branch Line, 6.10 miles from Ipswich railway station at milepost 74¾...
Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Newcastle-under-Lyme
The church was built in 1833-4 by Father James Egan, the first Roman Catholic priest of Newcastle, who also acted as his own architect. The whole facade is ...
B1458 Road
The B1458 is a short (1 km) road to the south of Ipswich town centre. It runs from Fore St to Cliff St via Duke St.
B1075 Road
The B1075 runs 3 mile through east Ipswich from London Rd to Felixstowe Rd. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B1075
A523 Road
The A523 is a cross-country A-road skirting the western edge of the Peak District.It runs 32 miles from Hazel Grove to Carlton Moor House, via Leek and Maccl...
Hazel Grove Station
Hazel Grove railway station is on the Stockport to Buxton / Sheffield line, serving the village of Hazel Grove. It was built for the Stockport, Disley and Wh...
Woodsmoor Station
Woodsmoor railway station is on the Buxton Line, serving the Woodsmoor suburb of Stockport, opened by British Rail in 1990. It has two platforms and a ticke...
All Saints' church, South Elkington
Grade II* listed. The church dates from the 13th century onwards. The nave was rebuilt in 1843, and the chancel in 1873 by Fowler. The church is built ...
Church of All Saints', Brandon Parva
Brandon Parva All Saints is an Ancient Parish in the Dioceses of Norwich.Remarkable with no vehicle access or electricity and remote from the village it is o...
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
The park was built as part of the venue for the 2012 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, and was further developed over a number of years after the games. ...
Brandon Parva
Brandon Parva is a small village near East Dereham and Norwich in Norfolk. It is a separated village which consists of Brandon Parva near the church and Upp...
North Devon District Hospital
North Devon District Hospital Raleigh Park Barnstaple Devon EX31 4JB
Law Society House, Belfast
An office building at 96 Victoria Street, Belfast built 2007/09, on what was once WH Alexander’s car showroom. The main occupant is the law Society of North...
Chancery House, Belfast
The following application for planning permission was advertised at the end of November 2014 “Z/2014/0380/F Chancery House 88 Victoria Street Belfast Demolit...
Elvetham Heath Nature Reserve
The nature reserve came into existence as part of the agreement to allow the significant development of housing in the immediate area between 2001-2008. The...