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Tattingstone Wonder
Grade II* listed folly church. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-278896-the-tattingstone-wonder-tattingstone-suf The Tattingstone Wonder was origi...
Plymouth
Plymouth is a city and unitary authority in Devon. In 2011 it had a population of 256384 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadKeyFigu...
Bretonside Bus Station
Bretonside Bus Station is a bus station located South of Exeter Street, Plymouth. See http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/busstation for more info.
Milton Combe
Milton Combe is a village in Buckland Monachorum civil parish http://www.bmpc.info/index.asp, in West Devon, Devon. The name "Milton Combe" is derived from "...
Buckland Monachorum
Buckland Monachorum is a village and civil parish in West Devon, Devon. In 2011 it had a population of 3763 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissem...
Footbridge over the Paddington to the west railway, Stratton
Written by Brian Robert Marshall The footbridge is of a fairly simple steel construction. It isn't certain when it was constructed but old maps from 1942 ...
Swindon and Highworth Light Railway
Landguard Fort, Felixstowe
Landguard Fort has been long established. The earliest part was built in 1540 when a few earthworks and blockhouse were erected to protect Harwich harbour. T...
Sheepridge Farm
Sheepridge Farm is a farm in Gulworthy parish, Devon. It is 151 acres or 61 hectares of mainly Arable land http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/domesday/dblock/GB-24...
Gulworthy
Gulworthy is a village and civil parish in West Devon, Devon. In 2011 it had a population of 518 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/Lea...
Bere Ferrers
Bere Ferrers is a village and civil parish in West Devon, Devon. In 2011 it had a population of 2989 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination...
Whittacliffe Wood
Whittacliffe Wood is a wood in Bere Ferrers parish, Devon. It is located North East of Bere Ferrers village.
Rescue exercise, Belfast City Airport
Some photographs taken during a rescue exercise (starting at about sunset) at Belfast City Airport on 20 September 2014. The exercise was conducted on the w...
Barrow Upon Trent War Memorial
Cotswold Motoring Museum
Bickleigh, South Hams
Bickleigh is a village and civil parish in South Hams, Devon. In 2011 it had a population of 3960 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/Le...
Maristow
Maristow is a village near the River Tavey, in Bickleigh, South Hams, Devon. It has a church, Maristow House and Maristow Quay.
Maristow Quay
Maristow Quay is a quay in Maristow, Bickleigh, South Hams, Devon. It was first recorded in the 1290’s when silver was shipped from the Bere Ferrers mines ov...
Silver Hill redevelopment
The Silver Hill redevelopment is a scheme to redevelop a run down part of Winchester city. The rectangular site is bounded on the west by The Broadway and th...
Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm
Gray's Lane, Belfast
Gray’s Lane was built circa 1908/10. It runs, steely uphill, through Fortwilliam golf course, from the Shore Road to the Antrim Road. The name seems to come ...
Arduous if not alpine
In which two middle-aged school friends and their youthful companion, who by some Dr Who type trickery was in the same class as them at school, head out from...
Grane Mill, Haslingden and its Steam Engine
As its name suggests, Grane Mill had its origins in the Grane valley, probably as a water powered spinning mill but was moved to the site at Longshoot, just ...
Culra - a nostalgic return
I have not walked extensively in Scotland but I do have affection for the route from Dalwhinnie to Corrour, which is accessible by train at both ends, and so...
St Peter and St Paul, Salle, Norfolk
The church is grade 1 listed (list entry number 1306145) and regarded as "a magnificent example of a 15th century East Anglian wool church". Like many of it...
St Agnes, Cawston
One of many 15th century village churches in Norfolk, this one is notable for the height of its tower, the carved wooden angels in the roof, and its particul...
St Antony's Church, The Tin Tabernacle at Trafford Park Village
St Antony of Padua Church was built to serve the residents of the newly built Westinghouse Village in 1904. The church has a corrugated iron structure which ...
View from Worcester Cathedral tower
Twickenham Rugby Stadium
Home ground for English Rugby. Seating an impressive 82,000 spectators, Twickenham is the largest dedicated rugby union venue in the world. The first match w...
Linear mound near the Greenock Cut
The area around the Greenock Cut – http://www.geograph.org.uk/snippet/7328 – is marked by many old field boundaries. However, far more prominent than most of...
Bounds Green TMD
Bounds Green TMD (traction maintenance depot) is situated in North London, just north of Alexandra Palace Station. The depot is operated by East Coast. The d...
Clayton Hall
Clayton Hall is a Grade II* listed manor house (English Heritage Building ID: 387908 http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-387908-clayton-hall- British...
Finsbury Park Station
Finsbury Park Station is a busy transport interchange in North London. The interchange consists of an interconnected National Rail station, London Undergroun...
The Emirates Stadium
The Emirates Stadium is the home of Arsenal Football Club. With a capacity of 60,272, the Emirates is the third-largest football stadium in England after Wem...
Steampunk festival in Lincoln 2014
More than 2,000 people were taking part in Europe's largest steampunk event. The annual Lincoln festival, now in its sixth year, attracts people from around...
Boulter's Lock
Boulter's Lock is a lock and weir on the River Thames on the eastern side of Maidenhead. A lock was first built here by the Thames Navigation Commission in 1...
Bridge Gardens
Bridge Gardens are 0.5 hectares in size and are located on the banks of the River Thames by Maidenhead Bridge. In the centre of the gardens is the Ada Lewis ...
The Richard Young Memorial, The Park, Wisbech
The Richard Young Memorial is a pink granite marble column on a cubic base standing on the north side of The Park in Wisbech close to Lynn Road. It was origi...
Departure of the "Federtal Shimanto", Belfast 16 September 2014
Some photographs showing the departure of the 32,000 deadweight tonnes bulk carrier “Federal Shimanto” http://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/details/ships/5380...
Parish Church of St Mary, Tattingstone
Grade II* listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-278881-church-of-st-mary-tattingstone-suffolk
Gloucester Road Underground Station
Gloucester Road is a London Underground station in Kensington, west London. It is served by the District, Circle and Piccadilly lines. On the District and Pi...
Manchester Leyland PD2, 3496
Lower Hilltop Farm
Single square kiln oast house. Grade II listed http://list.english-heritage.org.uk/resultsingle.aspx?uid=1178790
Leeds "Pals" 2nd Batallion recruiting car
Moor Farm Oast
Twin square kiln oast house.
Swindon and Cricklade Railway's Wartime Weekends
The S&CR http://www.swindon-cricklade-railway.org/ runs various events on its preserved railway. One of the more well-known is the Wartime Weekend held annua...
Rugby Radio Station
Rugby Radio Station was first opened in 1926 with a large very low frequency transmitter. The following year the site initiated the first transatlantic tel...
All Saints' church, Faldingworth
The church dates from the 14th C. and was rebuilt in 1890. There is a western tower, nave, chancel, north aisle of 3 bays, south porch and vestry. The towe...
St Mary's church, South Kelsey
Grade II listed No mention of a church is in the Domesday Book of 1084 so from the list of Rectors it is assumed that the first church on this site, St Nich...
The Hertfordshire Chain Walk
The Hertfordshire Chain Walk is located in Hertfordshire, and consists of 15 linked circular walks. These walks, each of which is between 4.25 and 9 miles, m...
Pepenbury
Pepenbury is a charity which provides high quality care and support for adults with a learning disability and complex needs, some of the most vulnerable peo...
Crackpot Hall
For a Wikipedia article about the ruin see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keld,_North_Yorkshire#Crackpot_Hall
The B3046
The B3046 runs for 17.7 miles through rural mid-Hampshire from Basingstoke to New Cheriton. It starts on the A339 just south of the bridge under the M3 and p...
Dodenham Hall Oast
Twin internal kiln oast house.
NET Phase 2, September 2014
A series of images showing what the state of progress is on the development of the new tram routes to Clifton and Chilwell.
Hever
Hever is a village in the Sevenoaks District of Kent. The parish is located on the River Eden, a tributary of the River Medway, east of Edenbridge. The pla...
Harby Village Show 2014
The first Harby Village Show was held on Harby Playing Fields on Saturday 13th September 2014, organised by The Friends of Queen Eleanor School and supported...
Padley Chapel, Grindleford
1588 was not a good time to be a Catholic in England, it being high treason for any priest ordained abroad to be in the Kingdom. On 12 July Padley Manor, th...
The Hop Kilns, Broughton Hackett
Triple square kiln oast house, converted to three dwellings.
Ockley
Ockley is a semi-rural village in Surrey. It is centred around the straight modern road using Stane Street, south of where it has diverged from the A24 from...
Ogham markings Ireland
Some markings that I have noticed
Church of St Peter, Hever
St Peter’s Church dates back to the 14th century and is located in the centre of Hever next to Hever Castle. Built on the site of an earlier Norman Church, i...
Field Farm House Oast
Internal kiln oast house.
Lockyers Oast
Two square kiln oast house.
Ludlow Food Festival
Held within the grounds of Ludlow Castle, the food festival is one of the largest in the UK and the world, with over 150 local, small food producers.
RAF Coltishall
The station opened in 1939 as a fighter airfield during WW2. It later became a station for night fighters and then for ground attack aircraft until it was c...
St George's Church, Hyde
Prior to 1831, the Church of England had no place of worship in the township, and for ecclesiastical purposes Hyde was connected with the Parish Church of St...
Tour of Britain 2014
Photos taken during the annual professional cycle race
A260 Road
The A260 is an 11 mile road from Folkestone to Canterbury, although it only gets halfway to Canterbury before surrendering to the A2. Once upon a time it sta...
Lismore Parish Church
The current building dates from 1749, but contains elements of a much earlier medieval cathedral dedicated to St Moluag. There are extensive web references ...
Christchurch, Blacklands, Hastings
Grade II*listed The church was built in Early English style with lancet windows and buttressed lean-to aisles. It was opened in 1877 and was designed b...
Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway
For Wikipedia article on this railway see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cockermouth,_Keswick_and_Penrith_Railway
Electric 50 at the National Tramway Museum, Crich
This was a two-day event held on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14 September 2014 to celebrate 50 years of operation of electric trams at the Museum. This is longe...
Pigeonhouse Farm Oast
Ridge ventilated kilned oast house/hop kiln.
ADC Theatre
The ADC Theatre is a theatre in Cambridge and also a department of the University of Cambridge. It is located in Park Street, north off Jesus Lane. The theat...
Brochs
Brochs are a type of iron-age, drystone Pictish House found only in Scotland. They are typically circular in plan and double-walled structures, and are almos...
NET phase 2, September 2014
Photographs showing the construction of the tramway extension to Clifton and Chilwell. Tracklaying is approaching completion and testing of trams over parts...
Brookbatch Farm Oast
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The Oast House, Leigh Sinton
Twin round kiln oast house.
The Hop Kiln, Broadwas
Ridge ventilated kiln oast house.
Tattingstone
Tattingstone is a village and civil parish in Suffolk, located on the Shotley peninsula about 6 miles south of Ipswich. It has a population of over 500, and ...
Earl's Court Station
Earl's Court station is a London Underground station in Earls Court. The station is located between Earls Court Road and Warwick Road (both A3220). It is on ...
Oast at Spring Shaw
Single round kiln oast.
The A30
Running for 284 miles between London to Land's End, the A30 is the third longest A-road in Britain, yet for about half its length it's non-primary. The A...
What unspoilt really looks like
Stedham in West Sussex is a village even Miss Marple would still find recognisable. It is only reached by single-track winding lanes. The nearest it has ever...
Vann Lake and Candy's Copse Reserve
The wooded area of Vann Lake is a particularly fine example of ancient woodland on Weald Clay surrounding an 8 acre lake and is a designated a Site of Specia...
Great Totham
Great Totham is a civil parish in Maldon district, Essex. In 2011 it had a population of 2930 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadKe...
Broad Street Green
Broad Street Green is a hamlet on Broad Street Green Road (B1022), located in between Heybridge, Maldon and Great Totham South, in the civil parish of Great ...
Birches Wood
A woodland of mixed broadleaves, Oak, Ash, Birch, Hazel, Field Maple and Rowan and Holly. The woodland is located south of Ockley in Surrey.
Sherlock's Wood
Sherlock's Wood is a small mixed deciduous woodland just south of Nuthurst in West Sussex. The woodland has been extensively managed using coppicing.
Cultra railway station building
Some photographs showing Cultra station building for which there is an application for planning permission for conversion to residential use. The building h...
Not exactly a lonely experience
We went to see the Tall Ships http://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/tallships/site/index.php but really saw just thousands, tens of thousands of people. However, ...
Camel Racing, Hole Park
First held in 2012, the event sees camel racing, Mongolian wrestling and singing at Hole Park Gardens The charity event is held by The Wild Camel Protection...
Proposed student accommodation, Wellwood Street, Belfast
A vacant site, between Gt Victoria Street and Sandy Row, for which there is the following application for planning permission: “Z/2014/1032/O Site bounded by...
Bloody Bush
Old maps show a 'Site of Battle' at Bloody Bush. It was in fact more of a nasty skirmish (or 'sanguinary encounter', as James Logan Mack tells it) between Bo...
Proposed M1/Knockmore link road, Lisburn
A proposed new single-carriageway road, of one mile, across the River Lagan and green fields which would connect the M1, near the existing park and ride/roun...