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Poppies in the Moat
From 5 August 2014 to 11 November 2014, a major artistic installation entitled 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' sees the Tower of London's famous dry moat...
Church of St Gregory, Fledborough
The church comprises a nave and south porch, north and south aisles, chancel, and west tower. The earliest (12th century) fabric belongs to the lowest stage ...
Segontium Roman Fort
Segontium was a Roman Auxilliary Fort founded by the Roman Governor of Britannia Gnaeus Julius Agricola around 77-78 AD as an earth and wood structure. It wa...
Imperial War Museum
Imperial War Museum (IWM) is a museum located on Lambeth Road, London SE1 6HZ http://www.iwm.org.uk/connect/contact-us. It is one of 5 museums http://www.iwm...
West Square
West Square is located in between the A201 (St George's Road) and Brook Drive. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Square and http://www.british-history.ac...
All Hallows by the Tower
All Hallows by the Tower is a Grade I Listed church on Byward Street (EC3)/Great Tower Street (EC3)/Tower Hill (EC3) in London. It is a Saxon and medieval bu...
Church of St Oswald, Dunham on Trent
This consists of a 19th century nave and chancel attached to the remaining 15th century tower of the medieval church. The church was made redundant in 2011 a...
Nos 290 & 292 Holywood Road, Belfast
A pair of semis, at the corner of Denorrton Park offered for sale as a “residential development opportunity”. The agents’ website describes them as “The subj...
Geology of Wren's Nest, Dudley
See this Geograph article http://www.geograph.org.uk/article/Geology-of-Wrens-Nest-Dudley about the geological history and limestone mining at Wren's Nest.
Church of St Peter, East Drayton
The church consists of nave with north and south aisles, chancel, west tower and south porch. The overall appearance is of a complete Perpendicular style chu...
London
London is the capital of England. It is also a county called Greater London. In 2011 the local authority of the City of London had a population of 7375 while...
Cairns at Inveraray
The 1:25000 OS map shows four cairns in the area. For the details of each one (I have listed the cairns in order from north to south), see the following link...
Dissenters' Burying Ground
Also known as the Congregationalist or Independent Cemetery, the site was opened in 1808 for the exclusive use of the Dissenting Religious Congregations of F...
Church of St John the Baptist, East Markham
The church consists of nave with north and south aisles, chancel, west tower and south porch. The style is almost uniformly Perpendicular in style, of the ea...
East Markham filling station
This is a rare example of a concrete Hyperbolic-paraboloid structure. Built in 1960-61 to designs by architect Hugh Segar (Sam) Scorer and structural enginee...
New footbridge over Afon Rheidol
Until the construction of Nant-y-moch reservoir in the 1950s, Afon Rheidol was considered to commence at the confluence of Afon Hengwm and Afon Hyddgen [[SN7...
Completing the completed
By which I mean I did the South Downs Way from Eastbourne to Buriton in 1976, but these days there are two extra stages; so I am going to do them, thus compl...
Norwich
Norwich is a city and district in Norfolk, England. In 2011 it had a population of 132512 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadKeyFig...
Norwich Cathedral Green
Norwich Cathedral Green is located South-west of Norwich Cathedral, in Norwich, Norfolk. Queen Street is to the South.
RSPB Minsmere
RSPB Minsmere is a nature reserve owned and run by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) at Minsmere in the English county of Suffolk. It lies...
Pleasurewood Hills
Pleasurewood Hills is a theme park located in between Gunton and Corton, North of Lowestoft, in Suffolk, England. More info at http://pleasurewoodhills.com/ ...
Yes Scotland 2014
Over one million people have signed a declaration which reads: "I believe it is fundamentally better for us all, if decisions about Scotland's future are ...
Pelagic trawler 'Havilah'
Images of the (new) 'Havilah' N.200 http://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/details/ships/235106049 , a 51.9m pelagic trawler. Launched in 1999 it was previously...
Llangollen Railway
Originally part of a cross-country route from Ruabon to Barmouth, the Llangollen Railway is now a heritage line predominantly operated by steam locomotives. ...
Poetry at Dorridge Station
Platforms 2 and 3 of Dorridge Station are served by a compact waiting room, as seen in Row17's photo [[3176861]]. Its windows have been used to display quota...
Bailett monument. Strubby church
A monument to William Bailett and family. His two wives Joan (Garton) married 1588, and Susannah (Dethick) are shown. Behind are his 9 children, two sons a...
Boxhill Road
Boxhill Road is now known as the public road between Headley Common Road near Pebble Coombe and Box Hill Village, the continuation of which, via Zig Zag Road...
St Oswald's church, Strubby
Grade II* listed. A church originally from circa 1300, with chancel, a 4 bay nave and south aisle, rebuilt in 1856-7 (except chancel) by Maughan & Fowle...
The Hatch oast/hop kiln
Single square kiln oast house.
Upper Harthall Farm oast/hop kiln
Single square kiln oast house.
New House oast/hop kiln
Single square kiln oast house.
Raddle Bank House oast/hop kiln
Single square kiln oast house.
Lower Miles Hope oast/hop kiln
Single square kiln oast house.
Lower Kyrewood oast/hop kiln
Single square kiln oast house. Grade II listed http://list.english-heritage.org.uk/resultsingle.aspx?uid=1082434
William's Cleugh Pines
William’s Cleugh, a ravine on the eastern slope of West Kielder Moor with fragments of rowan, birch and willow woodland, contains a group of five Scots pines...
Newtown oast/hop kiln
Twin square kiln oast house.
Birchly Mill oast/hop kiln
Single square kiln oast house.
Lower House Farm oast/hop kilns
Triple square kiln oast house. Grade II listed http://list.english-heritage.org.uk/resultsingle.aspx?uid=1082443
The Hop Kilns, Upper Rochford
Twin square kiln oast house.
Hilltop Farm oast/Hop Kiln
Single square kiln oast house.
Church Farm oast/Hop Kilns
Known as Church Oast and The Maltings.
Newhouse Farm oast/Hop Kilns
Twin square kiln oast house. Grade II listed http://list.english-heritage.org.uk/resultsingle.aspx?uid=1296873 Known as The Kilns.
The Hop Kiln
Single square kiln oast house.
Puddleford Farm oast/Hop Kilns
Twin square kiln oast house. Grade II listed http://list.english-heritage.org.uk/resultsingle.aspx?uid=1350031
Blakehouse Farm oast/Hop Kilns
Single square kiln oast house.
White House Farm oast/Hop Kilns
Five square kiln oast house.
Wolferlow Court oast/hop kilns
Twin internal kiln oast house.
Cinders oast/hop kilns
Twin square kiln oast house.
Field Farm oast/hop kiln
Single square kiln oast house.
No 92 Donegall Pass, Belfast
A long-term vacant building on the northern side of Donegall Pass. The photographs submitted by me appear as a matter of geographical and historical record ...
The "Ivy Bar" redevelopment site, Belfast
A disused bar at the corner of Walnut Street to which the following planning permission applies: “Z/2009/1261/F 141-143 Donegall Pass, Belfast, BT7 1DS Erect...
Fitzwilliam Museum
The Fitzwilliam Museum is the art and antiquities museum of the University of Cambridge, located on Trumpington Street opposite Fitzwilliam Street. It receiv...
Bore Stone
Also called the Boar Stone, in error, on some old maps. Geologists assume that this large sandstone rock with a hole bored completely through has had a na...
Little Lambswick Farm oast/hop kilns
Twin square and ridge ventilated kiln oast house.
Fall Farm oast/hop kiln
Single round kiln oast house.
Salford Court Farm oast/hop kiln
Single round kiln oast house.
Walled Garden, Croome Park
The walled garden in Croome Park is adjacent to Croome Court. The present garden is thought to date from around 1750, the time of the 6th Earl of Coventry a...
The May Balfour Garden
The May Balfour Garden was created by Kenneth Balfour in memory of his mother. The amazing sundial in the north east corner of the garden was created by Edwi...
Restored Lagan canal barge, Belfast
The following is part of a press release issued by Castle Borough Council on 19 August 2014: “Historic Barge Arrives in Castlereagh A piece of local history...
Rudhale Monuments, St Mary's church, Ross on Wye
The Rudhale family date back to at least the early 15th century. There are several monuments to the Rudhale family in the church, starting with William and ...
The Hilltop Fruit Farm oast/hop kiln
Single square kiln oast house.
Cusop Farm Oast
Twin round kiln oast house.
Scottish Vintage Bus Museum (SVBM) Open Weekend, 2014
The annual open weekend at the SVBM was held on the weekend of 16 and 17 August 2014. The theme of the open weekend this year was a celebration of 100 years ...
Parish Church of St Thomas, Hillgate, Stockport
St Thomas' Parish Church was opened in 1825 having been built as one of a hundred churches funded by grants from the government and regarded as a thanksgivin...
Gunton Wood
Gunton Wood is a wood in between Hubbards Loke and Pleasurewood Hills, North of Gunton, in Lowestoft, Suffolk. Gunton Wood was originally part of the gardens...
Alton Water
Alton Water is the largest reservoir in Suffolk. Alton Reservoir was opened in 1987 and is fed from the River Gipping and bore holes on the north side of th...
Cae Hir Gardens
Opened in 1989, Cae Hir Gardens were created by Dutch gardener Wil Akkermans who with his British wife Gill had bought what in 1983 a smallholding consistin...
Shepherd's Bush Green
Shepherds Bush Green (also known as Shepherds Bush Common), is an approximately 8-acre triangular area of open grass surrounded by trees and roads with shops...
Flamborough Scarecrow Festival 2014
Every August the village of Flamborough hosts its annual Scarecrow Festival. The event lasts for a week during which residents and visitors alike can follow ...
Gulliver wind turbine
Gulliver is a wind turbine at Ness Point, Lowestoft, Suffolk. It is the Tallest Wind Turbine in the UK http://www.ness-point.co.uk/Lowestoft-Renewable-Energy...
Ness Point
Ness Point is the most easterly place in England and UK. There is a circular sculpture, a wind turbine called Gulliver and the OrbisEnergy Centre here.
Fairford Steam Show, August 2014
A selection of images taken at the traditional show in 2014
Edinburgh - Gretna stage coach
A horsedrawn stage coach left the Dick Vet School of Veterinary Studies, Easter Bush, Edinburgh on 16 August 2014 bound for Broughton in the Scottish Borders...
Barnstaple Junction to Victoria Road
The route of the line which once ran between Barnstaple Junction (Southern Railway) and Victoria Road Station (GWR).
Baddesley Clinton
This moated house has a history dating back to before the 13th century. For most of its life it belonged to the Ferres family who held it until 1939. It then...
Lowestoft
Lowestoft is a town in Suffolk, England. In 2010 it had a population of 58560 (or 71010 if the civil parishes of Carlton Colville and Oulton are included) ht...
Hill Covert
Hill Covert is a wood in Lowestoft, England. A body was found in it in 2009 http://www.lowestoftjournal.co.uk/news/body_found_in_search_for_lowestoft_man_1_5...
St Mary the Virgin, Ross on Wye
Grade I listed The church consists of a nave with north and south aisles, chancel, a south chapel, north and south porches and a west tower with spire. ...
Church of St Nicholas, Askham
A simple church consisting of west tower, nave and chancel. The church was restored in 1907 and the south porch was added at this time. The layout of the ...
Church of St Peter, Headon-cum-Upton
The current church consists of nave, aisles and chancel with a west tower, with the oldest fabric dating back to the 13th century, although there was probabl...
Great Yarmouth
Great Yarmouth is a town in Norfolk, England. See http://www.great-yarmouth.co.uk/ for more info.
Jaywick
Jaywick is a village in the Golf Green ward, in Tendring, Essex http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadKeyFigures.do?a=7&b=13692068&c=G...
Souterrain at Tealing
More often known as ‘earth-houses’, souterrains [‘underground’] were probably mostly used for storage rather than as dwellings. Large ones, like this Tayside...
Church of St Helen, Grove
The church was built in 1882 by Hodgson Fowler in late Decorated style adjacent to the site of the medieval church. It consists of nave and chancel with west...
Church of All Saints, Eaton
The church was built in 1860 as a replacement for the previous Norman building to a design by George Shaw of Manchester. It consists of nave, chancel, vestry...
Church of St Peter, Gamston
The church is largely Perpendicular, consisting of west tower, nave and south aisle and chancel. Significant earlier work includes the 13th century Early Eng...
Church of St Paul, West Drayton
A simple church consisting nave and chancel under a continuous roof. 12th century in origin, of which the south door remains, although all the windows are la...
Glasgow Humane Society
Founded in 1790, Glasgow Humane Society is the world's oldest practical life-saving society. The society is based in the Officer's House on Glasgow Green, wi...
Caernarfon Castle
King Edward I ordered the start of building work in 1283 as the castle evolved from an earlier motte-and-bailey structure on the site to a fortified town inc...
The wreck of the Diamond, 1912
The Diamond was a steam trawler, built in 1891 in Glasgow. She was 100.5 ft long and weighed 149.0 tons. Returning to Hull from a fishing trip on 9th Janu...
The wreck of the Laura, 1897
The Laura was an Austrian steamship of some 2000 tons. who found herself off the coast near Filey in a thick fog. She had collected a cargo mainly of coke f...
RAF Little Snoring
RAF Little Snoring was a WW2 RAF heavy bomber base, opened in 1943 and used by 100 Group. After 1945 it was used first for the storage of aircraft and then f...
Fred Perry Way
The Fred Perry Way is a 14 mile walking route which runs from Woodford [[130653]] in the south to Reddish [[4125791]] in the north. The route combines rural...
Markbeech
Markbeech is a village in the civil parish of Hever in the Sevenoaks District of Kent. The village is located on the northern slopes of the Weald, nine miles...
St.Winefride's Well
St.Winefride's well claims to be the oldest continually visited pilgrimage site in Britain and the only shrine to have survived the Reformation. In AD 660 t...
Twineham, West Sussex
Twineham is a small parish in the low Weald that is bounded by Shermanbury to the west, Bolney to the north and north east, Woodmancote to the south and Hurs...