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Church of St Peter & St Paul, Eythorne
Dating back to the 13th century. Extensively restored in the 1870s. Grade II* listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-177881-church-of-st-peter-a...
Eythorne Station
Eythorne station was a station on the East Kent Light Railway. It opened in 1916 and closed to passenger traffic in 1948. It was the junction for the branch ...
Eythorne Baptist Church
Eythorne Baptist Church originated in the meetings of early 16th century Baptists who had crossed the English Channel from the low countries to Kent to escap...
Plymouth Unitarian Church
Plymouth Unitarian Church can trace its origins back to 1662. The original church stood in Treville St, until destroyed in the Blitz of 1941. The present bui...
Catherine Street Baptist Church, Plymouth
A baptist church in the heart of Plymouth with a history going back to the Pilgrim Fathers. A history can be read at http://www.catherinestreetbaptist.co.uk...
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
The 200-acre botanical gardens surrounding Heligan House were created and developed by members of the Tremayne family from the mid-18th century to the early ...
B517 Road
The B517 runs 0.4 miles, from Gospel Oak to Chalk Farm. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B517
B518 Road
The B518 runs 1.5 miles from Rosslyn Park, Hampstead to Kentish Town Station. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B518
Pattack Hydro scheme
In 2016 construction began on a 9MW hydroelectric scheme on the River Pattack in the Ardverikie Estate, Laggan. A dam will create a reservoir from which a bu...
A1078 Road
The A1078 is an urban A-road serving the north of the Norfolk town of King's Lynn. it runs 2.5 miles. The road starts in the town centre on the A148 one-way...
Castle Point development, Dumbarton
A residential development of 237 flats and houses on the old Allied Distillers site. The land is bounded by Castle Road, Castlegreen Street and Gruggies Burn...
Swanholme Lakes
Swanholme Lakes Local Nature Reserve is a former gravel quarry with dry heath, wet heath, sphagnum bog and open water habitats. The 63 hectare site was desig...
Nos 95-107 North Street, Belfast
Three late-Victorian buildings at the Royal Avenue end of upper North Street. Part of the abandoned Northside regeneration scheme, they were demolished at t...
Nos 42-48 Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast
Vacant buildings between the Holywood Arches and Grampian Avenue due to be converted to apartments. The following planning permission (22 September 2016) ap...
Christmas 2016 in Norwich
The City of Norwich's Christmas theme for 2016 is all about light. There are altogether three commissioned original film projections, each with a Christmas t...
Views from Newport Transporter Bridge 1996
Eythorne
Eythorne is a small village, 7 miles NNW of Dover. Although not classed as one of the former pit villages of Kent, it was only about a mile from Tilmanstone ...
B3349 Road
The B3349 runs 27 miles from Alton [[5212600]] to Wokingham. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B3349
Bew Castle
The castle is thought to have been constructed between 1296-1307. It was strategically situated within the north-east corner of the Roman fort; some of the f...
Parliament Hill
Parliament Hill is an area of open parkland in the south-east corner of Hampstead Heath. The hill, which is 98 metres high, is notable for its views of the c...
St John the Baptist church, Peterborough
Grade I listed The church was originally located to the east of the Cathedral, but due to recurrent flooding was rebuilt on its present site in the early ...
Westhampnett
Westhampnett is a village in the district of Chichester in West Sussex, located 2 kilometres north-east of Chichester on the former A27 road, now by-passed. ...
Lincoln Transport Hub
The Lincoln Transport Hub development scheme is a £30 million regeneration project expected to transform the city centre, linking a new bus station to the ra...
Goodwood Plant
The Goodwood plant serves as the headquarters, design, manufacturing and assembly centre for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. Officially opened for business on 1 Jan...
Fontwell Park Racecourse
Fontwell Park Racecourse is a horse racing course located in the village of Fontwell in West Sussex, owned by ARC Racing. It features an oval hurdles course....
Eight months in the life of a field
A sequence of photos following the management of an upland pasture from empty grass field [March 2016], ploughing, reseeding with grass under a nurse crop of...
Farncombe Station
Farncombe station opened in 1897 as a minor stop on the Portsmouth Direct Line between Guildford and Godalming. It is said to have been built at the instigat...
The Aylesbury Arm of the Grand Union Canal
The Aylesbury Arm is a branch of the Grand Union Canal (originally the Grand Junction Canal) and the Act authorizing its construction was passed in 1794, and...
Church of St Guthlac, Stathern
The rather unusual dedication is to a Saxon saint of the 7-8th century, who lived in the East Midlands. The church consists of aisled nave with chancel, n...
Church of St Egelwin the Martyr, Scalford
A fine church whose Perpendicular period tower dominates the village. The church consists of aisled nave with chancel, south porch and west tower, the north...
Delamere Forest
Delamere Forest covers 972 hectares (2,400 acres) and is the largest area of woodland in Cheshire - comprising a mixture of deciduous and evergreen trees. It...
Old drove road from Bonhill
This former drove road, much of which is no longer evident on the ground, leads from Bonhill, near a disused quarry, up to and over Pappert Hill, and then pa...
B3006 Road
The B3006 runs 9.5 miles from Hill Brow to Chawton [[5212584]], across eastern Hampshire. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B3006
No.1213 and No.7 return home!
Vale of Rheidol Railway locomotives No.7 and no. 1213 are now safely back in Aberystwyth after a brief visit to the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition,...
Petersfield Station
Petersfield station is a station serving the town of Petersfield. It is located on the Portsmouth Direct Line which runs between London (London Waterloo) and...
B2070 road
THe B2070 runs 10 miles from Petersfield to Liphook. It is the former course of the A3
B2146 Road
The B2146 runs 16 miles from Petersfield to Bosham across The South Downs. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B2146
B2141 Road
The B2141 runs 8 miles over the South Downs from mid Lavant to South Harting. It links Chichester with Petersfield. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index...
Goodwood Curcuit
Goodwood Circuit is a historic venue for both two and four wheeled motorsport. The 3.8 kilometres circuit is situated near Chichester, close to the south coa...
The B4520
The B4520 is a hilly road which runs for 16 miles between Builth Wells and Brecon, following the course of the River Honduu for most of its length. http://w...
Potters Bar Station
Potters Bar station serves the town of Potters Bar in Hertfordshire. It is located on the Great Northern Route between London Kings Cross and Hatfield on the...
West Lynn Ferry
A regular passenger ferry service operates between the historic centre of King's Lynn and West Lynn. The service has been running since 1285. It provides an...
King's Lynn Docks
King's Lynn Docks are located to the north of the town of King's Lynn. They are sited on the River Great Ouse which provides access to the North Sea via the ...
Mayflower Museum
The Mayflower Museum, set over three floors explores the story of the voyage of the Pilgrim Fathers and their journey aboard the Mayflower to the New World.
Highgate Cemetery
Highgate Cemetery is a place of burial in north London. It is designated Grade I on the Historic England Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic In...
Church of St Michael, Highgate
St. Michael's, Highgate stands higher than any other church in London. As you enter you are all but level with the cross on top of St. Paul's Cathedral. It w...
Police Scotland Marine Policing Unit
The Marine Policing Unit forms part of the Operational Support Division of Police Scotland. The Unit is strategically located across four sites in Scotla...
Milton Country Park
Milton Country Park is a 95 acre park situated just North of Cambridge city. The park has two miles of pathways, playgrounds, lakes, Visitor Centre and Café....
Church of St Andrew, Shepherdswell
Built in 1843 by Benjamin Ferrey, replacing a much older norman church. Grade II listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-178633-church-of-st-andr...
Bygrave Lodge Anaerobic Digester Plant
Construction started on the Bygrave Lodge Plant in 2013 and started generating electricity in 2014. The Bygrave Lodge anaerobic digestion plant was designed...
Wakefield Kirkgate station
The original station at Kirkgate was opened in 1840 by the Manchester and Leeds Railway, but the remaining buildings date from 1854. It was once a grand sta...
B2080 Road
The B2080 runs 10 miles from Tenterden to Brenzett, via Appledore, across Romney Marsh. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B2080
In Pepys' footsteps
When I was at school I remember learning that there were a hundred churches in the City of London before the Great Fire of 1666. Then you start thinking: tha...
Highgate School
Highgate School, formally Sir Roger Cholmeley's School at Highgate, is a British educational charity, founded in 1565. Its main purpose is maintaining a coed...
St Helen's church, Thorney
Grade II*listed Thorney is mentioned in the Domesday Book without any reference to a church. The original church had a low brick tower with two bells, a ...
River Wye
The River Wye (Welsh: Afon Gwy) is the fifth-longest river in the UK, stretching some 215 kilometres from its source on Plynlimon in mid Wales to the Severn ...
Port Glasgow railway station murals
The stunning and atmospheric murals were suggested by the Port Glasgow Town Centre Regeneration Forum as a way to brighten up the appearance of the town's ra...
New Waverley Arches
The arches under the supporting stonework of Jeffrey Street, as it climbs away from East Market Street, dating from 1875, have been redeveloped for retail us...
The Manor Nature Reserve
The Manor Nature Reserve near Harold Hill is owned and managed by London Borough of Havering. The London Borough of Havering website https://www3.havering...
Kearsney Station
Kearsney station serves Kearsney. It is served by Southeastern. The station was built by the London, Chatham and Dover Railway as the station for Temple Ew...
Dover Priory Station
Dover Priory station is the main station in Dover. All train services are provided by Southeastern. It is located in the south-east corner of the UK rail net...
Nos 45-52 Upper Queen Street, Belfast
Buildings, at the corner of Upper Queen Street and Wellington Street, which are the subject of the flowing application for planning permission 31 October 201...
National Cycle Route 551
National Cycle Route 551 is entirely contained within the borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme. It runs between the western extremity of Silverdale eastwards thro...
Sneyd Hill Park
Sneyd Hill Park was once the spoil tip of the Sneyd Colliery. The hill itself is steep-sided and roughly conical.
A258 Road
The A258 runs 13.5 miles from Dover to Sandwich, via Deal. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A258
Makro
Makro is an international brand of 'cash-and-carry' stores. The first opened in Amsterdam in 1968. They carry a wide range of food and non-food products, but...
Mayflower Marina
Mayflower Marina is located on the Mount Wise Peninsula. It has permanent and touring berths. Website: http://www.mayflowermarina.co.uk/
Scott Memorial
Robert Falcon Scott was born in Devonport on 6 June 1868 at his family's home, Outlands. He became a naval officer, and subsequently led the British Antarcti...
Bradwell Woods
The woods between Newcastle and Stoke, bordered on the west by the A34 and the east by the A500, are ancient oak woodland and, as can be seen on a map of 111...
B519 Road
The B519 runs 3 miles from Archway to Hampstead Heath. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B519
Ayot Greenway
The Ayot Greenway is a path and cycle route that follows the course of a disused railway between Welwyn Garden City and Wheathampstead in Hertfordshire. The ...
Church of St Mary, Garthorpe
The church consists of aisled nave with chancel, west tower and south porch. The nave arcades, dating from the 13th century, are the oldest fabric remaini...
Footpath leading past Highdykes
One of West Dunbartonshire's core paths, about 1010 metres long, begins at c.[[NS40677859]] (the end of a cul-de-sac in Broomhill Crescent), and follows a tr...
Church of All Saints, Landbeach
Originally built in the 13th century, restored during the 18th & 19th centuries. Grade I listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-50652-parish-chu...
Landbeach
Landbeach is a small fen edge village, 3 miles north of Cambridge. The village has two churches, village hall and restaurant.
B2088 Road
The B2088 runs 2 miles from Four Oaks [[2199059]] to Northiam. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B2088
Cobb's Engine House
Also known as the Windmill End Pumping Station, it is a scheduled ancient monument and a Grade II listed building, built around 1831. It housed a steam engi...
The Netherton Tunnel
The Netherton Tunnel was constructed between 1855–1858 and was opened on 20 August 1858 at a cost of £302,000, providing a waterway connection between the Bl...
Warminster Athenaeum
Warminster Athenaeum is a Victorian theatre in Warminster, England, and a Grade II listed building. Built in 1858, based on the designs of W. J. Stent, it is...
Chapel of St Lawrence
There was a chapel in the Market Place in the first half of the 13th century and tradition says that it was endowed by two maiden sisters called Hewett. It w...
St Mary - stained glass in the east window
The east window of St Mary's church contains a mix of European and English medieval glass combined with early 19th century infills. The window was originally...
Military Boundary Stones, Plymouth
Church of St Nicholas, Gunby
The church was essentially rebuilt completely in Decorated style in 1869, only the 15th century tower remaining of the medieval building. It consists of s...
The Murroch Burn
(1) The physical course of the burn The main sources of the Murroch Burn are to be found in an area of boggy ground around [[NS43507992]], near the hill K...
Development of 'Extra care' homes on Chesil Street
Planners gave the go-ahead to redevelop the former open-air car park on Chesil Street as 52 'extra care' homes for the elderly. The adjacent multi-storey car...
Cherry Tree Wood
Cherry Tree Wood is a 5.3 hectare park in East Finchley in the London Borough of Barnet. It is a Site of Local Importance for Nature Conservation. Located op...
Highgate Wood
Highgate Wood is a 70 acre area of ancient woodland in North London, lying between East Finchley, Highgate Village, and Muswell Hill. It was originally part ...
Berry Hill Fields
Berry Hill Fields is a 68-hectare grassland site in the heart of Stoke-on-Trent, formerly occupied by coal mines and farming. In the 1950's the land was acqu...
Fenton Park
Fenton Park was opened in 1924 on the site of Broadfield Colliery at Fenton Low, it was extended in 1957. potteries.org link http://www.thepotteries.org/p...
Christ Church, Warminster
Christ church was built in 1830 to serve what was then Warminster Common. Originally part of the Parish of St Denys (The Minster) Christ Church was opened in...
Afon Dyfrdwy - The River Dee
The Afon Dyfrdwy (The River Dee) is a sixty eight mile long river which rises at Llanuwchllyn in Snowdonia. The river travels in a south easterly direction, ...
Devonport Market House (former)
Built in 1852 of Plymouth Limestone and Granitein an Italianate style. A very tall clock tower is a dominant feature. Due to be re-developed as a digital cr...
England Coast Path (ECP)
The England Coast Path (ECP) will take advantage of new public rights of access to the coast, to form a 2,800 mile long public path right aorund England's co...
Devonport Park
Devonport Park is a public park located in Devonport. The historic park dates back to 1858 and is situated on former military land. The park is home to many ...
Leicester Square Underground Station
Leicester Square is located on Charing Cross Road, a short distance to the east of Leicester Square itself. The station is on the Northern line between Char...
Great North Snowdogs
The Great North Snowdogs were a temporary public art trail in North East England during autumn 2016. 61 snowdog sculptures, each painted individually and sp...