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Church of St Eustachius
For centuries, the history and life of the parish church were interwoven with the life and work of the Benedictine Abbey of Our Lady and St Rumon, which lay ...
Nos 1-7 Dalton Street, Belfast
A site, once occupied by the Wilson and Leeper (later Gibson and Leeper) lawnmower showroom until the business moved in 2003. There was the following planni...
Gertrude Jekyll Garden, Lindisfarne
In 1906 the owner of Lindisfarne Castle on Holy Island, Sir Edward Hudson, asked Gertrude Jekyll to design a garden to entertain his summer visitors; probabl...
The County Assembly Rooms, Bailgate, Lincoln
The building at 76 Bailgate is a grade II* listed building. The ballroom at the rear dates from 1744, and the vestibule facing Bailgate from 1908. The 1908...
Former St Osyth Road School
Nos 44-46 Corporation Street, Belfast
A commercial building currently (February 2018) offered for sale.
Cemex gravel extraction, Ryall Court Farm
Cemex began work on this site in late 2016. The extraction site covers an area of approximately 32 hectares, with minerals planned to be extracted at a rate...
Roadworks to raise the A4104 at Upton-upon-Severn
The A4104 near the marina to the east of Upton-upon-Severn is being raised by a metre to prevent it from flooding. Work is being carried out on a 530-metre s...
George Lane United Reformed Church
B3273 Road
The B3273 runs 9 miles from St Austell to Mevagissey. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B3273
St Austell River
The St Austell River properly known as the River Vinnick, but historically called The White River, is a 12 kilometres long river located in south Cornwall. T...
Pentewan
Pentewan is a coastal village and former port in south Cornwall. It is situated 3 miles south of St Austell at the mouth of the St Austell River. Pentewan l...
Memorial to Mr and Mrs F W Gill and the German air crew
Gas Street Basin in 1968/1969
Stepping through the door of the high wall on Gas Street took one into a private & totally different world, completely cut off from the hustle & bustle of Br...
Mains of Cardross
Mains of Cardross was a farm near the River Leven, 550 metres ESE of present-day Dalmoak Farm (Young's Farm), with which its former lands are now associated....
St Budeaux Ferry Road Station
St Budeaux Ferry Road station is a suburban railway station in St Budeaux, Plymouth. It is served by Great Western Railway services during the rush hour only...
Plymouth Proprietary Library
The PPL is one of the oldest surviving private subscription libraries in Devon and Cornwall and still operates under similar rules as at its inception in 181...
Brixton Station
Brixton station is a commuter station in Brixton. It is on the Chatham Main Line from London Victoria to Orpington and beyond. Trains are operated by Southea...
New Mill End
New Mill End is a hamlet located in Bedfordshire, England, close to county border with Hertfordshire. It is in the civil parish of Hyde, Bedfordshire New ...
Chiltern Green
Chiltern Green is a hamlet located in Bedfordshire It is in the civil parish of Hyde. The settlement lent its name to Chiltern Green railway station, w...
Brockwell Park
Brockwell Park is a 50 hectare park located between Brixton, Herne Hill and Tulse Hill, bordered by Brixton Water Lane, Norwood Road, Tulse Hill (Road), and ...
ATS Euromasters
ATS is a tyre, car servicing and MOT servicing company, founded in 1965. It has over 300 branches in the UK.
Serpentine Lido
Located on the banks of the Serpentine. Website: https://www.royalparks.org.uk/parks/hyde-park/things-to-see-and-do/sports-and-leisure/serpentine-lido
The A81 road
The A81 is a 35 mile long route from Glasgow to Callander. It starts directly underneath the M8 motorway. It goes through Maryhill, Bearsden and Milngavie be...
"Clacton Queen"
Fleam Dyke and Roman Road Walk
The Fleam Dyke and Roman Road Walk is a 40km waymarked route, incorporating two of Cambridgeshire’s ancient linear sites. It passes through gently undulating...
Selfridges
Selfridges, also known as Selfridge & Co., is a chain of high end department stores in the United Kingdom. It was founded by Harry Gordon Selfridge in 1908. ...
Northland House, Belfast
A former Government, later NI Water, office building at 3-5A Frederick Street. Currently (February 2018) offered for sale. The agents’ description includes...
St Mary Magdalene church, Lincoln
Grade II listed The church dates from the late thirteenth century and was rebuilt in 1695, being remodelled in 1882 by Bodley. It has a square tower ...
The A2 in Northern Ireland
The A2 in Northern Ireland is a major road which runs for 239 miles from the border crossing at Muff (where it becomes the Irish Regional Road R238) to Newry...
Former Esso terminal at Milton
The site is no longer an oil terminal, and its structures have been cleared away; however, as of early 2018, the site is still closed to the public. See http...
Sewer improvements, Belfast (2018)
The following is part of a NI Water press release “£5 million Sewer Improvement Project Underway for Ormeau Avenue/Dublin Road Area, Belfast 05 February 20...
Plans for Hume House, Leeds
According to a recent item on the BBC News site ( http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-43072251 ) Hume House is likely to be demolished to be replaced ...
West Dulwich Station
West Dulwich station is on the Chatham Main Line, serving the West Dulwich area in the London Borough of Southwark. It is located opposite Belair Park, 5 mil...
Herne Hill Station
Herne Hill station is in the London Borough of Lambeth, on the boundary between London fare zones 2 and 3. Train services are provided by Thameslink to Londo...
Tulse Hill Station
Tulse Hill station is in the London Borough of Lambeth, between railway bridges over the A205, South Circular Road and the A215, Norwood Road. It is served b...
Mace Stores
Mace is a convenience store symbol group operating as three separate entities with different ownership in Great Britain, Ireland and Northern Ireland. The st...
Harold Park, Moor Top, Bradford
Opened in 1885, occupying land formerly used for small-scale coal mining and a brickworks, this small park is a memorial to Harold Gathorne-Hardy JP (1850-18...
Church of All Saints, Aston-on-Trent
An attractive church which has retained much of its historic fabric, even through 19th century restorations. It comprises nave with north and south aisles...
Irish Regional Road R240
Running for just less than 10 miles, the R240 is an Irish regional road on the Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal which directly connects two places on th...
Horwood Energy Centre Extension
In January 2018 works commenced to extend the Horwood Energy Centre at Keele University and install heating pipework along Central Drive. This was to provide...
St James, Didsbury
St James is said to be the second oldest church in Manchester with parts dating from 1275. It is Grade II* listed https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/th...
Kings Tamerton
King's Tamerton is a suburb of Plymouth. It was largely built post-war adjacent to St Budeaux and overlooking the Naval base and the Hamoaze which is the wid...
Totnes Signalbox
Totnes Signalbox is a Grade II listed former Great Western Railway signalbox, located on Totnes station. It presently functions as a cafe. The current struc...
Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre
Fred Dibnah MBE (1938 – 2004) was a well known steeplejack, TV personality and raconteur from Bolton. After his death, the new owners of his Grade II-listed ...
Fremington Camp
This site was used by the US army in 1944, The Riverside Park and Water's Edge estates now occupy the old army site. Barratt Developments and Bovis Homes are...
I K Brunel
Isambard Kingdom Brunel FRS (9 April 1806 – 15 September 1859), was a mechanical and civil engineer who is considered "one of the most ingenious and prolific...
Streatham Station
Streatham station is in central Streatham in south London. Its main entrance now is on Streatham High Road, and is in Travelcard Zone 3. Services are provid...
Mitcham Eastfields Station
Mitcham Eastfields is a station in London, which opened on 2 June 2008. The station is located at Eastfields Road level crossing, in an area previously poorl...
Mitcham Junction Station
Mitcham Junction is served by Southern and Thameslink trains, and a Tramlink stop. It is in the London Borough of Merton and is in Travelcard Zone 4. The st...
Hackbridge Station
Hackbridge station is in Hackbridge in the London Borough of Sutton, South London. The station is served by Southern and Thameslink. It is in Travelcard Zone...
Revetment repairs, River Lagan, Belfast (2018)
The following is a part quotation from Notice to River Users 03/18 “Notice is hereby given that a contractor will be carrying out repairs to the riverbank’s ...
No 5 Laganbank Road, Belfast
A former bar and restaurant (closed in early 2017) and currently (February 2018) vacant. A developer is holding a pre-planning application consultation abou...
Grounds, Alton Park Junior School, 1995
The school was built in 1952. The school grounds are much changed since these photographs were taken. I remember my time at the school with affection.
The Carstairs Meanders
One of the best locations in the UK to see active meanders and the development of an alluvial floodplain is on the River Clyde, south of Carstairs. The Clyde...
Stowupland
Stowupland is a village 1 mile east of Stowmarket, Suffolk. Stowupland is centred on several village greens and was the winner of the Suffolk "Village of th...
Babraham Institute
The Babraham Institute, is an independent charitable life sciences institute involved in biomedical research, set in an extensive parkland estate just south ...
Church of St Peter, Babraham
There was probably a church in the village at the time of the Norman Conquest, though the first official record was in the late 12th century. The present par...
Babraham
Babraham is a village the South Cambridgeshire district of Cambridgeshire, about 6 miles south-east of Cambridge on the A1307 road. The village has a parish ...
Munich Air Crash Memorials
Ham Wood
Ham Woods is a Local Nature Reserve coverings 35.9 hectares and is located just south of the A38, adjacent to the Burrington Industrial Estate and north of t...
Co-operative Way
The Co-operative Way is a 15 mile circular walk that runs around the north of the city. It starts and ends at Central Park and includes a number of parks, gr...
Owlcotes Lane, Pudsey, Leeds
In the Middle Ages Pudsey was made up of a number of small scattered settlements. One of those settlements was Alcoats or OwlCotes as we know it today. Owlco...
Louth Maltings
The Malt Kiln, a slightly less charismatic landmark than St. James' Church on the Louth horizon, was well past its sell-by date, and Aldi did everyone a favo...
Lincoln's Inn
The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn is one of the four Inns of Court in London to which barristers of England and Wales belong and where they are called ...
Par Signalbox
Par signal box is a Grade II listed former Great Western Railway signal box, located on Par railway station. Opened in 1879 and built to the first GWR stand...
Kipperoch Starfish decoy
According to http://www.secretscotland.org.uk/index.php/Secrets/KipperochDecoy (at Secret Scotland), there was a Starfish decoy (a kind of WWII decoy fire) a...
Carshalton Station
Carshalton station is in Carshalton. The station is served by Southern and Thameslink. It is in Travelcard Zone 5. The shortest journey time from Carshalton...
B271 Road
The B271 runs 3 miles across south London from Carshalton [[5672686]] to Waddon. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B271
B278 Road
The B278 runs 6.5 miles from Chipstead to Morden, via Carshalton. https://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/101183926-water-pavilion-at-carshalton-house-cars...
Carshalton Water Tower
The Water Tower is a unique Grade II* listed https://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/101183926-water-pavilion-at-carshalton-house-carshalton-central-ward e...
Stowmarket
Stowmarket is a small market town in Suffolk, England, on the busy A14 trunk road between Bury St Edmunds to the west and Ipswich to the southeast. The town ...
Charlestown
Charlestown is a village and port on the south coast of Cornwall. It is situated approximately 2 miles south east of St Austell town centre. The port at Cha...
Queen’s Quay/Queen’s Bridge - proposed improvements
The old part of Queen’s Quay, between the Queen’s and Queen Elizabeth Bridges has been disused since the building of the latter back in the 60’s. There is n...
Russell-Cotes Museum
The Russell-Cotes Museum and Art Gallery is a Grade II* listed building originally known as East Cliff Hall, located on the top of the East Cliff, next to th...
Wester Portnellan
A ruined farmhouse. As of 2018, its counterpart, formerly called Easter Portnellan, survives (as Portnellan Farm) at [[NS40318698]]. The unqualified name ...
St James Metro Station
St James Metro station is a station on the Tyne and Wear Metro, in the west end of the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne. The station is situated next to St Jame...
Woodingdean
Woodingdean is an eastern suburb of the city of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, separated from the main part of the city by downland and the Brighton Racecou...
Lincoln's Inn Fields
Lincoln's Inn Fields is the largest public square in London. It was laid out in the 1630s under the initiative of the builder and contractor William Newton. ...
Clacton Town Hall
Edinburgh & Midlothian RERC
Due to open in 2019, this large recycling and energy recovery centre is being built at Millerhill http://www.fccenvironment.co.uk/edinburgh-mid-lothian-efw.h...
Pinkston Water Sports
Located in the canal basin at Port Dundas not far from the city centre, the water sports centre is a legacy from the 2014 Commonwealth Games which were held ...
Former site of Knockour Cottages
The OS Name Books of 1860 describe the site as follows: "Knockour Cottages: three cottages so called, the property of Robert Findlay Esquire. Now occupied by...
Western Heights Fortifications
The Western Heights of Dover are one of the most impressive fortifications in Britain. They comprise a series of forts, strong points and ditches, designed t...
Church of All Saints', Carshalton
The current church contains 12th century work; the tower is the oldest part of the building and is thought to date back to before the Norman Conquest. The ch...
Church of St Mary, Botusfleming
The parish church is dedicated to St Mary and has a western tower and a fine arcade between the nave and the north aisle. The church was restored in 1872 by ...
Carshalton Ponds
The springs and ponds in the centre of old Carshalton date back for centuries, probably explaining why there was an early Saxon settlement here. Once a sing...
The Grove
The Grove Park, or The Grove is a public park in Carshalton. It is situated close to Carshalton Village in the area approximately bounded by the High Street,...
St Aidan's church, Harehills, Leeds
An Anglican parish church on Roundhay Road, also used by a number of immigrant communities for worship in their own languages. The parish is officially Leed...
Old railway bridge over Gruggies Burn
The bridge is marked on the 1:25000 map, and is located beside a path to the shore, but is easy to miss on account of intervening vegetation. The track wh...
Meadow Well Metro Station
Meadow Well Metro station is on the yellow line of the Tyne and Wear Metro between the stations of Percy Main and North Shields. Originally named Smith's Par...
Percy Main Metro Station
Percy Main Metro station is on the Yellow line of the Tyne and Wear Metro in the village of Percy Main in North Tyneside. The station is in between the Meado...
Church of St John the Baptist, Pampisford
The 650-year-old tower has a tiny spire, and the 15th-century chancel arch opens into a massive arcade in the Transitional style from Norman to Early English...
Pampisford
Pampisford is a village, south of Cambridge, just off the A505 road near Sawston. The village has a parish church and several thatched cottages. Wikipedia: ...
Denham Golf Club Station
Denham Golf Club station is near the villages of Baker's Wood and Denham, Buckinghamshire. The station is on the Chiltern Main Line between Denham and Gerrar...
Tonbridge Evangelical Free Church
Seceders from the town's Baptist church founded a new place of worship in the early 20th century. Services were held above a shop until the Douglas Road Miss...