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The Church of St John the Baptist, Burley
The Church of St John the Baptist, Burley was consecrated in 1839. It is a Grade II listed building (Historic England List Entry Number: 1156414 http://www....
Centenery Church, Gosberton Clough
The church is known as the centenery church, and has a stone slab bearing the date MCMXXXV - 1935. To the rear of the building is a schoolroom, also dating...
Morton Analemmatic Sundial
This sundial was installed during the celebrations of the Millenium, and is of an unusual form, in that the observer uses their body as the Gnomon An Anal...
Merelake Way
The Merelake Way is an approximately 1 mile / 1.5 kms long trail for walkers, located on the southern edge of Alsager. It follows the track bed of the former...
Northern Ireland - Euro 2016
Some photographs showing subjects connected with Northern Ireland’s participation in the Euro 2016 football competition. One of the prominent features is ...
Mathernock Battery
The site is a Scheduled Monument http://portal.historic-scotland.gov.uk/designation/SM12883 (or see the full text below). Much remains to be seen of the W...
Geograph AGM 2016
A collection of images for information purposes prior to the AGM 2016, and for members attending to post images during the AGM weekend.
Chelsea Flower Show
The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is garden show held in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in Chelsea at the end of May. The show has been held at Chel...
Earley Station
Earley station is in Earley in Royal Berkshire. It is on the Waterloo to Reading Line, and forms the last stop before the terminus of the line at Reading. Th...
Winnersh Triangle Station
Winnersh Triangle station is one of two railway stations in Winnersh, Berkshire. The other is Winnersh. The station is served by South West Trains services b...
A wet morning in Newport
Winnersh Station
Winnersh station is in Winnersh, Berkshire. The station, and the majority of trains serving it, are operated by South West Trains. It is on the London Waterl...
Wokingham Station
Wokingham station is in Wokingham, Berkshire. It is at the junction of the Waterloo to Reading line with the North Downs Line. South West Trains manages the ...
Bracknell Station
Bracknell station serves the town of Bracknell in Berkshire. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by South West Trains. It is on the London W...
City Hall Tram Stop
City Hall tram Stop is a stop on the blue and yellow lines in Sheffield. It is between West Street and Cathedral
Revolution
Revolution is a chain of bars in the UK,the first bar opened in 1991. Now there are over 20. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inventive_Leisure
Walkabout
Walkabout is an Australian themed pub and restaurant. Walkabout hosts live performances regularly and has Australian sports shown regularly like Australian F...
BBC ‘Flog It’ at Croome Court
BBC ‘Flog It’ is presented by Paul Martin and was first broadcast in 2002 and has a similar formula to the more illustrious ‘Antiques Roadshow’, members of t...
West Street Tram Stop
West Street stop is a stop on the yellow & blue lines of the Sheffield Supertram. It is located between University of Sheffield and City Hall.
Church of St Stephen by Saltash
The parish church of Saltash was, until 1881, at St Stephens by Saltash, one mile from the town. Though of earlier foundation, the structure of the building ...
Rath
A rath is an earthwork enclosure built during the first millennium CE. Some raths were defended settlement, others were holding structure for farm animals. C...
St Mary's Church, Castle Road, Scarborough
The church was built in the 12th century. It was once a large church with two towers (west and central), but was largely destroyed during the siege of Scarbo...
Christ the King Chapel, Drumaness
This church, serving the village of Drumaness and a wide surrounding rural area, is one of three chapels in the RC parish of Magheradroll which is centred on...
Drumsnade Road
This unclassified road links the A24 (Belfast-Newcastle road) and the B175 (Castlewellan-Ballynahinch road).
Dartmouth Devon
Buscot Park
Although the property is owned by the National Trust it is administered on a day to day basis by descendants of the original owner acting as trustees on a gi...
Milton
Milton is a village just to the North East of Cambridge, from which it is separated by the A14. The village dates back to Domesday. The village expanded grea...
Cambridge Business Park
Cambridge Business Park is a large business complex in Cambridge. It is home to many companies, mostly IT-related, such as Qualcomm, Autonomy, MathWorks and ...
Titchfield Abbey
Titchfield Abbey was originally built in the C13th by the Premonstratensian order of canons. At the Dissolution of the Monasteries in Henry VIII's reign it w...
Dairy Site, St John's Road
The Dairy Crest Dairy on St John's Rd closed in October 2015. Demolition started in May 2016. The site along with the neighbouring building (A martial arts c...
All Saints, Church Street, Castleford
The first mention of Castleford Parish Church is in surviving sources between 1178 and 1184 when Henry ll confirms the grant by Henry de Lacy to the hospital...
A131 Road
The A131 runs 27 miles scross East Anglia from Sudbury to the Little Waltham bypass [[4970518]], via Braintree. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php...
Martins Heron Station
Martins Heron station is in Martins Heron; a suburb on the eastern edge of Bracknell. The station is between Ascot and Bracknell on the London Waterloo – Re...
Ascot Station
Ascot station is in the town of Ascot, Berkshire. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by South West Trains. It is at the junction of the Wat...
Sunningdale Station
Sunningdale Station is in Sunningdale, Berkshire. The station opened in 1856.
Virginia Water Station
Virginia Water station serves the village of Virginia Water, in Surrey. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by South West Trains. The Water...
Lechlade Memorial Hall Fire
Filkins
Showroom Cinema, Sheffield
The Showroom Cinema is an independent arthouse cinema. It is housed in a 1936 art deco building which was formerly the Kennings car dealership. It was first ...
Devonshire Park
The Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club is a tennis complex in Eastbourne. The complex is the host of the annual ATP and WTA Tour tournament called the AEGON Ea...
Eastbourne College
Eastbourne College is a British co-educational independent school for day and boarding pupils aged 13–18, included in the Tatler list of top public schools. ...
Winter Garden, Eastbourne
This historic building consists of two main parts - Floral Hall and Gold Room. Today the venue is used for a wide variety of events including comedy clubs, t...
The Congress Theatre
The Congress Theatre is a Grade II* listed http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-469319-congress-theatre-east-sussex , purpose built, modern theatre and...
Tannaghmore Reservoir
The reservoir built by Downpatrick Urban Council is now owned by NI Water. Much of the land around the reservoir is private property with no access to the ge...
Crosskeys Bridge
Crosskeys Bridge is a swing bridge that spans the tidal River Nene in Sutton Bridge. When it was built in 1897, it was the third bridge to cross the Nene at ...
Rocky Lane
Rocky Lane is a green lane linking New Line Road and Tannaghmore Road.
Rocky Lane
Rocky Lane is a green lane linking New Line Road and Tannaghmore Road,
Tamar Bridge
The Tamar Bridge is a road bridge at Saltash and Plymouth in southwest England carrying traffic between Cornwall and Devon over the River Tamar. It is adjace...
Royal Albert Bridge
The Royal Albert Bridge is a railway bridge which spans the River Tamar between Plymouth, Devon and Saltash, Cornwall. Its unique design consists of two 455 ...
Cornish Main Line
The Cornish Main Line is a railway line in Cornwall. It runs from Penzance to Plymouth, crossing from Cornwall into Devon over the famous Royal Albert Bridge...
Saltash Station
Saltash station serves the town of Saltash in Cornwall. It is situated on the south side of the town between the Royal Albert Bridge over the River Tamar and...
Saltash
Saltash (Cornish: Essa) is a town in southeast Cornwall. It lies in the south east of Cornwall, facing Plymouth over the River Tamar. It is known as "the Gat...
Plymouth Combined Heat & Power Station
Plymouth CHP was fully commissioned in 2016. It takes waste from Plymouth, Torbay & Devon councils and burns it to generate electricity. It will supply 25MW ...
Plymouth Signalbox
Plymouth Panel Signal Box opened on Monday 28th November 1960. It controls from Totns in the east, to Liskeard in the west.
National Machine Gun Factory
A need to step up armament production led to the setting up of National Factories from 1915. Construction for the National Machine Gun Factory started in 191...
Blythe House
Blythe House (Blythe Road, London W14) was built between 1899 and 1903 as the headquarters of the Post Office Savings Bank. The bank moved out of the buildi...
Running round at Appleby
Due to a major landslip north of Appleby, trains were terminating here for most of 2016 with an onward coach service to Carlisle. Trains therefore had to pe...
St Lawrence's church, Appleby
The parish church of Appleby, in the Anglican Diocese of Carlisle, stands at the bottom of Boroughgate (the principal street of the town centre). The lower s...
Crewe North Junction Signalbox
Crewe North Junction signal box is signal box with a Westinghouse All Electric Style 'L' lever frame which was commissioned, along with Crewe South Junction ...
Tamar Valley Line
The Tamar Valley Line runs from Plymouth, Devon, to Gunnislake, Cornwall, also known as the Gunnislake Branch Line. The line follows the River Tamar for much...
Ford Park Cemetery
Ford Park Cemetery is a 34.5-acre cemetery in central Plymouth, established by the Plymouth, Stonehouse & Devonport Cemetery Company in 1846 and opened in 18...
Plymouth College
Plymouth College is a co-educational independent school, for day and boarding pupils from the ages of 3 to 18. It was founded as a boys' school in 1877 and b...
Appleby Castle
The castle at Appleby in Westmorland is located on a hill immediately south of the town centre, which it dominates both physically and historically. Origina...
Forestry Road to Eleven Acres Wood
This gravel road runs from Tannaghmore Road to the barrier gate at the entrance to Eleven Acres Wood. The road also gives access to a number of houses. The m...
North Rigton
North Rigton is a small village 2 miles south of Harrogate. Almscliffe Crag is nearby. The village has a pub (The Square & Compass), church and primary School.
Church of St Andrew, Chesterton
This parish church dates from Norman times, but has been rebuilt and restored numerous times. A fuller history can be read at http://www.standrews-chesterto...
The Hardy Tree
"In the churchyard of St Pancras Old Church in London, an ash tree is circled by gravestones. Thomas Hardy (before turning to writing full time) studied arc...
St Pancras Old Church
Quotations from the website: "St Pancras Old Church has been a site of Christian worship since the 4th century. It is thought that this church is on a sit...
Kelham Island
Kelham Island is one of Sheffield's eleven designated Quarters. Formerly an industrial area, the island itself was created by the building of a mill race, fe...
Aizlewoods Mill
Aizlewood's Mill was built in 1861 alongside Sheffield's first railway, the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire which carried grain from the cornfields of...
Nottingham and Notts Bank building, Shepshed
Built as the Nottingham and Notts Bank in 1904, latterly the National Westminster Bank, and currently a large dental practice. Designed by A E King of Lough...
Egham Station
Egham station serves the town of Egham. The station is owned by Network Rail and managed by South West Trains, who provide the train services. The station is...
Church of St Peter, Claybrooke Parva
Definitely a church worth visiting if you are lucky enough to find it open. The church consists of clerestoried nave with north and south aisles, chancel...
LRTA visit to Midland Metro, 11 May 2016
The Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA) had arranged a visit to Midland Metro with the expectation of being the first passengers to travel through to the n...
Staines Station
Staines station is a station on the Waterloo to Reading line, and the junction station between that line and the Windsor line, to the west of London. The sta...
Whitton Station
Whitton station is in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, in south London, and is in Travelcard Zone 5. The station and all trains serving it are ope...
Waterloo to Reading Line
The Waterloo to Reading Line is a National Rail mainly suburban electric railway line between London Waterloo station and Reading railway station, running we...
A305 Road
The A305 runs 5 miles across South West London from East Sheen to Hanworth. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A305
Hampton Wick Station
Hampton Wick station is in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, in South West London, and is in Travelcard Zone 6. The suburb of Hampton Wick is on th...
Kingston Station
Kingston station is in Kingston upon Thames in South West London. The station and all trains serving it are operated by South West Trains. It is in Travelcar...
A238 Road
The A238 runs 5 miles from Collier's Wood to Norbiton, South West London. http://www.sabr e-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A238
Norbiton Station
Norbiton station is in Norbiton, a suburb in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. It is on the Kingston Loop Line. The station and all trains serving i...
Salfords Station
Salfords station serves the village of Salfords in Surrey. It is on the Brighton Main Line 23 miles south of London Bridge station and managed by Southern, w...
Earlswood (Surrey) Station
Earlswood station serves Earlswood, south of Redhill. It is on the Brighton Main Line, south of the junction between the 'Redhill line' and the 'Quarry line'...
Old railway posters at Wemyss Bay station
The 2015/16 extensive renovation work has revealed a number of long forgotten railway posters dating from the late 1970s and 1980s. There are adverts for ...
Toby Carvery
Toby Carvery is a British carvery chain brand owned and operated by Mitchells and Butlers. The brand has been in operation for over 30 years. The chain consi...
Development site, Downshire Road, Holywood
A site to which the following planning permission (10 March 2016) applies “LA06/2015/0135/F Provision of new three-storey office accommodation with ground fl...
St Edward's church, Sudbrooke
Grade II*listed There is evidence from 1271 that there was a church before the current one. The previous one was built in red brick, fell into disrepair...
The Helen Gardens
Nestling below the Downs at the west end of Eastbourne Seafront. Two and a quarter kilometres south-west of the pier. This land passed through the hands of...
The handkerchief tree at Polesden Lacey
St Peter's church, Normanby-by-Spital
Grade I listed Normanby is situated along Ermine Street, and several Roman Villas have been discovered nearby. The church dates from the 12th century o...
Polesden Lacey, Great Bookham, near Dorking
"The Front" development, Holywood
A vacant site, beside the bypass, which has the following planning permission (4 January 2016) “LA06/2015/0074/F Development of 18 No. Apartments above 500sq...
St Radegund's church, Grayingham
Grade II*listed The church dates from the 12th century onwards and was restored by Fowler in the late 19th century. There is a large west tower, nave...
River Hems
The River Hems is a tributary of the River Dart in South Devon. It rises south of Ashburton and flows about 10km to join the River Dart near Totnes.
Harbourne River
The Harbourne River is approximately 20Km long and flows entirely within Devon. It rises at Harbourne Head on Dartmoor and flows generally SE and E to meet t...