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SS Nomadic
Launched at Belfast in 1911, SS Nomadic is the only White Star Line vessel in which remains existence today. She was built to tender (transfer) passengers an...
Mercantile Chambers
Mercantile Chambers at 39-69 Bothwell Street is a Category A Listed http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB32980 Art Nouveau style building, de...
Burstall
Burstall is a village and civil parish in Babergh, Suffolk. It includes part of the hamlet of Burstallhill. It has a church called St. Mary's.
Flowton
Flowton is a village and civil parish in Mid Suffolk, Suffolk. It inludes part of the hamlet of Burstallhill. It has a church called St. Mary's.
Peace Wall
The peace lines or peace walls are/were a series of separation barriers erected to separate nationalist and loyalist neighbourhoods during the Northern Irela...
Croxton Kerrial Medieval Manor House
Although there are written records of a manorial dwelling in Croxton Kerrial from the 7th century, the last known historical records are from the mid 16th ce...
Following The Trail Of The 'Linton Worm'
The 'Linton Worm' is a mythical beast believed to have lived in this corner of Roxburghshire in the Scottish Borders in the 12th century. The word 'worm' de...
St Mary's church, Warwick
Grade I listed The church was originally founded in 1123 by Roger de Newburgh, Earl of Warwick. He designated the church as a Collegiate church. Ther...
Donnington Farm Oast
Twin round kiln oast house. Converted to four dwellings.
March?Trek?Stroll?Amble!
When young my parents would keep me walking for hours to tire me out, and thus make me sleep. As a teenager we made many a trek to find historical curiositie...
Belfast Harbour
Belfast Harbour is a major maritime hub, handling 67% of Northern Ireland’s seaborne trade and about 20% of the maritime trade of the entire island of Irelan...
Park Town, Oxford
Park Town is a small enclave of Regency-style villas and terraces that looks a little like a piece of Bath dropped into the middle of the predominantly Gothi...
Lions of England granted Freedom of Entry to Blackpool
On Wednesday the 19th July 2017 The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment, known locally as "The Lions of England", were granted Freedom of Entry to Blackpool. The F...
Thetford Station
Thetford station is on the Breckland Line, serving the town of Thetford. The line runs between Cambridge in the west and Norwich in the east. The station is...
The Church of St Mary, Avington
Christchurch Park music day 2017
Christchurch Park music day 2017 was an event in Christchurch Park, Ipswich on 2 July 2017. See http://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/thousands-gather-at-christc...
Garrick Theatre
The Garrick Theatre is a West End theatre, located on Charing Cross Road, in the City of Westminster, named for the stage actor David Garrick. It opened in 1...
Wyndham's Theatre
Wyndham's Theatre is a West End theatre, one of two opened by the actor/manager Charles Wyndham (the other is the Criterion Theatre). Located on Charing Cros...
Palace Theatre
The Palace Theatre is a West End theatre. Its red-brick facade dominates the west side of Cambridge Circus behind a small plaza near the intersection of Shaf...
Soho Square
Soho Square is a square in Soho, with a park and garden area at its centre that dates back to 1681. It was originally called King Square after Charles II, wh...
Tottenham Court Road Underground Station
Tottenham Court Road is an Underground and future Crossrail station in central London. It is an interchange between the Central line and the Charing Cross br...
Dominion Theatre
Dominion Theatre, initially a cinema, is a West End theatre located on Tottenham Court Road, close to St Giles Circus. Opened in 1928. Grade II listed. htt...
Church of St Mark, Ten Mile Bank
The church was built between 1846 and 1847 on the site of a post medieval windpump. The yellow brick building was constructed in Early Englishl style with an...
River Test
The River Test rises near the village of Ashe, 10 km to the west of Basingstoke and flows through Hampshire for 40 miles through downland to its estuary at S...
Brent Reservoir & Welsh Harp Open Area
The Brent Reservoir (popularly called the Welsh Harp) is a reservoir between Hendon and Wembley Park. It straddles the boundary between the boroughs of Brent...
Compton
Compton or Compton Gifford is a suburb of Plymouth. Once a small village, it was developed in the 1930s and now lies between the suburbs of Mannamead and Ef...
The Sun Inn, Saffron Walden
14thC buildings, 25-31 Church Street and 17 Market Hill, originally the Sun Inn but now Lankester's Antique & Book Shop. Remarkable for extensive 17thC parge...
Church of St Clement, Old Romney
A church has stood on this spot since the 8th century. The present church was built in the mid 12th century with a nave and chancel and the aisles were added...
The Ringing Stone
Also called in Gaelic: Clach Na Choire; Clach A' Choire; Clach-a-coille. The boulder is a granite glacial erratic, brought by ice from the Island of Rum. It...
Church of St Cuthbert, Thetford
The earliest parts of this church date from the 13th century and include the south doorway and piscina in the chancel. However, the church was heavily restor...
Castle Farm lavender
Library, Plas Newydd
In 1976 the 7th Marquess of Anglesey (1922-2013) gave Plas Newydd and 68 hectares of land including 2.4 kilometres of the Menai Strait coastline to the Natio...
Old Parish Church of St Andrew, Kingsbury
Old St Andrew's Church, Kingsbury, is a Romanian Orthodox and former Anglican church. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designate...
New Parish Church of St Andrew, Kingsbury
Built in 1884 to replace the older and smaller Old Parish Church of St Andrew. Grade II* listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/101078874-new-paris...
Church of St Edward, King of the West Saxons, Eggbuckland
Whilst we can be certain that a church existed in Eggbuckland as far back as Norman times and probably before, the building of the present church took place ...
Fort Austin
Fort Austin is one of several Palmerston Forts built around northern plymouth, in the 1860s to defend the city. The fort is rather dilipidated and due for re...
Dungeness
Dungeness is a headland on the coast of Kent, formed largely of a shingle beach in the form of a cuspate foreland. It shelters a large area of low-lying land...
Thomas Paine
Thomas Paine (January 29, 1736 – June 8, 1809) was an English-American political activist, philosopher, political theorist, and revolutionary. One of the Fou...
Church of St Peter, Thetford
St Peter's Church is mentioned in Domesday, but the present building was constructed in the 14th century. The church was enlarged in the 15th century with th...
Charles Burrell Museum
The Charles Burrell Museum is a museum in Thetford in Norfolk dedicated to steam power and steam transport. The museum opened in 1991 in the former Paint ...
St Edmund Way
A 79 mile long route across Suffolk, using the Stour Valley Path to Sudbury and Long Melford and then going via Lavenham and Little Welnetham to Bury St Edmu...
Little Ouse Path
A gentle 10 miles walk through the Little Ouse valley linking Thetford and Brandon. Often following the old towpath.
New Bedford River
The New Bedford River, also known as the Hundred Foot Drain because of the distance between the tops of the two embankments on either side of the river, is a...
RAF Dallachy
RAF Dallachy was constructed between 1942 and 1943 and flying began on 25th June 1943. Initially it was used by Flying Training Command flying Oxfords. Ope...
A4140 Road
The A4140 runs 6 miles across West London from Brent to Bushey Hill. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A4140
Cambridge North Station
Cambridge North station is located in the Cambridge suburb of Chesterton, close to Cambridge Science Park.It is located at the Chesterton Sidings on the Fen ...
Southway
Southway is a large suburban housing estate in north-west Plymouth. The name is believed to have derived from the route into Plymouth often used by Buckland ...
Eggbuckland
Eggbuckland is a suburb of Plymouth. Prior to the Second World War Eggbuckland was a small village. During the reconstruction of Plymouth many new suburbs we...
B3413 Road
The B3413 currently holds a number that hides the once important status of this road that was the former A38 through Plymouth, although before that it had be...
Estover
Estover is a district in Plymouth. The original hamlet was extensively developed during the 1970s, into what became back then a large housing estate, consist...
B3432 Road
The B3432 provides a local distribution route around the north of Plymouth serving several industrial estates. It runs 2.4 miles from Tavistock Rd to Forder ...
Belper River Gardens
The gardens were funded by G Herbert Strutt following the founding of the Belper Boating Association in 1905 on the site of what had been an osier bed within...
The Way of the Roses
The Way of the Roses is a 170 mile signed cycle route from Morecambe to Bridlington, nearly all on public roads and making extensive use of other National Cy...
St Andrew's Dock/St Andrew's Quay
St Andrew's Dock opened in 1883, directly to the west of William Wright Dock. It was originally designed for the coal trade but by the time it opened in 1883...
Wolves in Wolves
Thirty large wolves appeared on the streets of Wolverhampton in July 2017. Schools in the city have decorated smaller mini-wolves which are on display in th...
The Humber Bridge
The Humber Bridge spans the Humber Estuary between Barton-upon-Humber on the south bank and Hessle on the north bank, connecting the East Riding of Yorkshire...
North Bar
Beverley Bar or Beverley North Bar is a 15th-century gate. The bar is located between North Bar Without and North Bar Within. Traffic is limited to single fi...
Denver Sluice
The Sluice controls water movement between The River Great Ouse, Bedford River and River Ouse Flood Relief Channel. A full history can be read at http://www...
Fryent Country Park
Fryent Country Park together with Barn Hill Open Space is a large park situated in the north of Brent. It covers 103 hectares of rolling fields and small woo...
The Port of Goole
The Port of Goole developed once the canal had been constructed to transport coal from Knottingley in the northern sector of the coalfield in 1826. When the ...
Preston Road Underground Station
Preston Road is an Underground station in the area of Preston on the Metropolitan line. It lies between Northwick Park and Wembley Park and is in Travelcard ...
The Big Sleuth Bears
The Big Sleuth Bears appeared on the streets of Birmingham in July 2017. The Big Sleuth Trail unites 100 giant bear sculptures that have been designed by ...
Howden Minster
Howden Minster is one of the largest and most magnificent churches in the East Riding of Yorkshire. It is dedicated to St Peter and St Paul and it is therefo...
Leigham
Leigham is the name of an area of the city of Plymouth. Originally a hamlet and manor separate from the city, urban expansion of the 20th century has meant ...
Leigham Wood
Leigham Wood is located in the east of Plymouth just north of the Marsh Mills Retail Park. The 5 hectares site is owned and managed by the Woodland Trust and...
Plymouth Cross Country Link
This is a 7 mile link across the northern part of the city of Plymouth between the Tamar Valley Discovery Trail at Tamerton Foliot and the West Devon Way ...
Church of St John the Baptist, Smalley
At first glance, a typical Victorian restoration or new build. In practice the church is neither restored medieval nor entirely Victorian new build. Th...
Neasden Depot
Neasden Depot or Neasden Works is a London Underground railway depot on the Metropolitan line, located between Neasden and Wembley Park stations. It is the l...
Northwick Park Underground Station
Northwick Park is an Underground stationon the Metropolitan line. It lies between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Preston Road and is in Travelcard Zone 4. It is ser...
A1122 Road
The A1122 runs 21 miles from Outwell to Swaffham Heath. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A1122
Herd of the Hospice
A trail of 25 horse sculptures throughout West Kent. Official site http://herdofthehospice.co.uk
Honeys Oast
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National Cycle Route 549
National Route 549 of the National Cycle Network connects Hurdlow in the Peak District with Etwall via Waterhouses and Uttoxeter.
Brodsworth Hall and Gardens
Brodsworth Hall is one of the most complete surviving examples of a Victorian country house in England and as such, has been designated as a Grade I listed b...
Ecclesbourne Way
The Ecclesbourne Way is a walking route that follows the course of the River Ecclesbourne in Derbyshire. The walk starts in Duffield, a few miles North of De...
Nos 53-63 Ravenhill Road, Belfast
A vacant site for which there is the following Application (29 March 2017) for planning permission “LA04/2017/0726/F Change of use of land to drive through c...
Wolferton Station
Wolferton Station, the nearest to Sandringham, was opened in 1862 on the Great Eastern Railway Co. line between King's Lynn and Hunstanton. It brought royal ...
The White Horse (Nellies)
White Horse Inn, otherwise known as 'Nellies' from the days back prior to 1976 when the pub was owned and run by the Collinsons family. Francis Collinson pur...
Beverley Racecourse
Beverley Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue. An annual meeting at Beverley was first established in 1767. Later in the 19th century a three-d...
Black Mill, The Westwood
Originally at least five windmills were located on the Beverley Westwood but the remains of only two survive today. Most locals know the old windmill tower ...
Beverley 20
The Beverley 20 is a walk in the East Riding of Yorkshire that runs between Beverley Minster and the Humber Bridge that pass through the local villages of Sk...
Westwood Pasture, Beverley
The Westwood is one of four pastures that are found on the edge of Beverley. The Westwood is now mainly open grassland and woodland. There is a golf course a...
Stones of Bristol
Allen Lead Smelt Mill
The remains of a ore hearth smelt mill and a reverberatory smelt mill, as well as an extensive system of flues. Much of the smelt mill has been levelled, but...
Allen Lead Smelting Chimneys
Allen Lead Smelt Mill was first recorded as early as 1692 when it was owned by the Bacon family. From 1786 the mill was owned by the Beaumont Company which a...
Crownhill Fort
Crownhill Fort is a Royal Commission Fort built in the 1860s as part of Lord Palmerston's ring of land defences for Plymouth. Restored by the Landmark Trust,...
Colliston Castle
The castle was originally a Z-plan tower, that is, a block with two round towers at opposite corners. Both towers had square chambers at the top, but only on...
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
The 15 acre garden was designed by J C Loudon and opened in 1832 on land leased from Lord Calthorpe's estate. The gardens remain essentially unaltered retain...
Ely Porta
Ely Porta or Walpole Gate. This was once the main entrance to the monastery and through it have passed travellers, pilgrims, monarchs and other nobility over...
Church of St Barnabas, Bexhill
A late 19th century church. Grade II listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/101044250-the-parish-church-of-st-barnabas-rother
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Tetbury
A remarkable church which springs a surprise on those who do not know of it. At first glance it gives the impression of a medieval Gothic church, but with a ...
B1230 Road
The B1230 runs 20 miles from Beverley to Howden. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B1230
Church of St Mary, Lasborough
This small church was built in 1861-2 by Lewis Vulliamy to replace the medieval church which had become derelict by the 1820s. This followed the acquisition ...
Church of St Andrew, Leighterton
The church consists of nave, chancel, and west tower of 13th century origin, 14th century south porch, and 19th century north aisle and vestry. As with ma...
B483 Road
The B483 rins 1 mile from Uxbridge to Uxbridge Common. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B483
B467 Road
The B467 runs 2.4 miles from West Uxbridge to Ickenham. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B467