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St Michael's church, Swaton
Grade I listed The church dates from the 12th century onwards and was restored in the late 19th and early 20th century. There is no record of a church in...
Church of St Michael, Whitwell
A small church but not without interest. It consists of a simple nave and chancel with south aisle and south porch. The core of the nave masonry is 12th c...
Mount Batten Tower
In the later Medieval period Mount Batten became an important defensive point for the developing settlement at Plymouth Harbour, providing a field of fire fr...
Godalming Station
Godalming station is a stop on the Portsmouth Direct Line. The station, which opened in 1859 to replace one on a different site, is situated at the edge of t...
Simonburn Castle
Simonburn Castle stands on a steep promontory formed by the confluence of two deeply incised streams. The remains are of a 13th Century tower house, partly r...
Boats on the Grand Union Canal
Most boats on the canal are narrowboats, either residential or cruising. There are permanent moorings with services connected, winter moorings available Nove...
Nos 1-5 Albert Square, Belfast
Two buildings, numbered 1-2 and 3-5 Albert Square, between Waring Street and Donegall Quay. Reported (January 2016) as being sold they were offered for sale...
Llandudno Drill Hall
The Army Reserve Centre on Argyll Road, Llandudno has been a drill station for the 6th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers (E Company), the Denbighshire Huss...
Chance Meeting
The bronze statues of two of Liverpool's most iconic characters, Ken Dodd OBE (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Dodd ) and Bessie Braddock MP (https://en.wi...
St Andrew's church, Billingborough
Grade I listed There was a church at Billingborough in the 11th century, as noted in the Domesday book. The present church dates from the early 14th cent...
B6162 Road
The B6162 is a 2 mile long road from Harrogate to Beckwithshaw. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B6162
St Edith's church, Anwick
Grade I listed The church dates from the late 13th century, and consists of a west tower, nave, chancel, north and south aisles and south porch. The tower...
RHS Garden Harlow Carr
RHS Garden Harlow Carr is one of four public gardens run by the Royal Horticultural Society. It is located on the western edge of Harrogate. The garden is t...
The Jurassic Skyline
The Jurassic Skyline tower (known until mid-2015 as the Weymouth Sea Life Tower) is an observational tower in Weymouth. It is situated next to Weymouth Harbo...
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King at Liverpool is the largest Catholic cathedral in England. Construction began in 1962 and was completed in 1967...
St Mary's Bay
St Mary's Bay, also known as The Bay, is a coastal village. Situated on Romney Marsh, St Mary's Bay has a long sandy beach which stretches north to Dymchurch...
St Mary's Bay Station
St. Mary's Bay station is a small station in St Mary's Bay, between the larger stations of New Romney and Dymchurch, on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railw...
Torksey Viaduct
Built 1847-49 to a design by John Fowler, the viaduct carried the Manchester Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway, Chesterfield - Lincoln line across the River...
Tinside Pool
Tinside Pool is a unique 1935 Art Deco lido in Plymouth. It is sited beside Plymouth Sound and is overlooked by Plymouth Hoe and Smeaton's Tower. The lido is...
Varsity
Varsity is a student-focused pub chain operating in the United Kingdom. The name originates from annual university sports competitions.It has over 40 bars ac...
St Nicholas' church, Lincoln
Grade II listed. Built by Sir G. G. Scott and W. B. Moffatt in 1839, and one of Scott's earliest churches. The chancel was added in 1908 by Fowler. It is i...
Greengate (Salford)
Greengate is the original historic core of Salford and sits within the easternmost part of the City of Salford. Comprising 13 hectares of strategically locat...
The Dales Way - Harrogate Link
The Harrogate Link path is 16 mile long linear route from Harrogate to the Old Bridge at Ilkley which forms a link path to the Dales Way via Valley Gardens, ...
The Pinewoods
Pinewoods is a semi-natural woodland of approximately 1 square kilometre in size and located one kilometre south west of the town centre of Harrogate. It lie...
Old Magnesia Pump Room and Wells
The restored Old Magnesia Well Pump Room was built in 1858 to dispense the therapeutic Magnesia Water from the nearby well. They are located in Valley Garden...
Site of Upper Garshake Farm
The farm is shown and named on Roy's Military Survey of Scotland (1740s-50s); it was abandoned before the first OS maps of the area were made, and is not nam...
Solomon's Knot
Solomon's Knot (sometimes also called Swastika Pelta) is a form of Medieval graffiti found in churches across Europe. An ancient symbol found in 4th century ...
Clouds before storm Henry
As the sun set on 1 February 2016, with the approach of storm Henry, a brilliant display of coloured clouds was seen - rather like mother-of-pearl clouds, hi...
The Pier Bandstand
Pier Bandstand Weymouth is an Art Deco bandstand on the shore of Weymouth Bay. It was constructeed in 1939. The seaward part of the pier was demolished in 19...
The Pin Mill
Originally constructed as a garden house at Woodchester in Gloucestershire in about 1730.Afterwards it was used as mill for the manufacture of pins – hence ...
Church of St Mary, Ashwell
The church consists of aisled nave and chancel, the aisles extending alongside two bays of the chancel to form side chapels, with west tower and south porch....
Unna's Rules
1. That "primitive" means not less primitive that the existing state. 2. That Sheep Farming and Cattle-Grazing may continue, but that Deer St...
Limehouse Basin
The Limehouse Basin provides a navigable link between the Regent's Canal and the River Thames, through the Limehouse Basin Lock. A basin in the north of Mile...
Cassiobury Park
Cassiobury Park covers 190 acres (77 hectares) to the north-west of Watford town centre. The land was originally part of the estate surrounding Cassiobury Ho...
Lewis Carroll: Guildford (1832-1898)
Lewis Carroll (or the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson as he was really known) is buried at The Mount cemetery just outside Guildford. Best-known for the no...
Town Wharf
Three hundred years ago much of the business in Guildford took place here, at Town Wharf. Barges from London unloaded coal, grain and imported goods, and ret...
Church of the Holy Trinity, Teigh
The church consists of a west tower with a simple rectangular nave-cum-chancel. The tower is the only remaining element of the medieval church, which was ...
St John The Baptist RC Church, Port Glasgow
The Gothic style building was completed in 1854 and has been modified several times over the years, most recently in 2000. Located on Shore Street, which was...
Ran Tan
This was the home of Danny Fitter, an organ builder. Accused of beating his wife, he was supposedly the last person to be Ran Tanned in Lincolnshire in April...
Primark
Primark is an Irish clothing retailer operating in a variety of countries, It was founded in 1969 in Dublin. Its UK operations are registered in England and ...
Drake's Place
Drake’s Place Gardens and reservoir have a rich history. In 1592 Plymouth built a 28km channel running through Drake’s Place, carrying water to the city fro...
Former Great Longstone for Ashford Station
Great Longstone for Ashford railway station was a station which served Great and Little Longstone in the Peak District. It was opened in 1863 by the Midland ...
Little Longstone
Little Longstone is a pretty little hamlet / small village between Great Longstone and Monsal Head. A small collection of limestone cottages. It has a pub, T...
Railway at Yatton Junction
The start of the line at Yatton or Strawberry line as it became known due to the production of the fruit along the way as many small farms and gardens grew...
St Denis' church, Morton
Grade II*listed There has been a church in Morton (mentioned in the Domesday book) since mediaeval times, but this church was built in 1756, and is constr...
Manchester Oxford Road Station
Manchester Oxford Road station is an elevated railway station in the city centre of Manchester. It opened in 1849 and was rebuilt in 1960. Historically a sta...
The parish of Holverston
The small parish of Holverston is situated south of Rockland St Mary and north of Bergh Apton. It is recorded in the Domesday Book. The village name derives ...
Westgate Hill Cemetery
Westgate Hill Cemetery is one of the earliest C19th cemeteries in the country and the earliest in the North-East (1829). It is Grade II listed in the English...
St Michael's church, Averham
Grade I listed The church dates from the early 12th century onwards, with evidence of Norman herringbone masonry. The church was restored in the 19th cen...
Farnley railway viaduct
Farnley viaduct runs for about 1150m from just west of Leeds central station, to just beyond the A643 Ingram Distributor road. Beyond that the line ran for ...
Dead sperm whale, Hunstanton - January 2016
See the following links for video footage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnVym2EqPBM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWxNez5UYHs https://www.youtube.com/wat...
Millennium Mills
The Millennium Mills is a derelict turn of 20th century flour mill in West Silvertown on the south side of the Royal Victoria Dock. The Mills are currently u...
Durham House, College Square North, Belfast
The building is the subject (11 December 2015) of the following application for planning permission “LA04/2016/0027/F Demolition of existing building and ere...
Bothamsall Motte and Bailey
This is a schedule ancient monument to the west of Bothamsall village. The listing at Historic England is at https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list...
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The Millhoppers Nature Reserve
The Millhoppers Nature reserve is a long narrow meadow between Wilstone and Long Marston, in the ancient parish of Tring. A small stream crosses the area, an...
Nos 17-29 May Street, Belfast
Vacant land, at the corner of May Street and Joy Street, once the site of the King George VI Youth Centre, adjacent to May Street Presbyterian church http://...
Church of St Matthias, Plymouth
Grade II listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-473675-church-of-st-matthias-and-attached-forec
Mutley Baptist Church
Grade II listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-473646-mutley-baptist-church-including-spurgeon
B3250 Road
he B3250 provides a local link between The Parkway (A38) and Plymouth City Centre. It follows the original route of the A386 in the area. It runs 2 miles fro...
Plymouth College of Art
Plymouth College of Art - formerly called Plymouth College of Art and Design - is a specialist arts college. It was founded as the Plymouth Drawing School in...
Jurys Inn
Jurys Inns are an Ireland based hotel chain. Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jurys_Inn
No 26 Linenhall Street, Belfast
A building, at the corner of Linenhall Street and Clarence Street (eastern side), for which there is (21 December 2015) the following application for plannin...
Digital advertising, Shaftesbury Square, Belfast
Some photographs showing the digital advertising screen http://www.blazindigital.com/#welcome1 at Shaftesbury Square, Belfast. They appear as a matter of re...
Headstone Viaduct
Built in 1863 this viaduct is 300 feet long, with five 50-foot span arches, some forty feet high at the centre. Initially, some slippage occurred, and remedi...
Monsal Dale Station (former)
Monsal Dale station was opened in 1866 by the Midland Railway on its line from Rowsley, extending the Manchester, Buxton, Matlock and Midlands Junction Railw...
Cressbrook
Cressbrook is a village in the Peak District National Park. It later grew up around a textile mill complex built alongside the River Wye, first by Richard Ar...
Manchester, Buxton, Matlock & Midland Junction Line (former)
The Manchester, Buxton, Matlock and Midland Junction Railway ran from a junction with the Midland Railway at Ambergate to Rowsley north of Matlock and on to ...
B6469 Road
The B6469 runs along the southern side of Manchester city centre, from Ardwick via Fairfield Street (and Manchester Piccadilly station), Whitworth Street and...
Palace Theatre, Manchester
The Palace Theatre, is one of the main theatres in Manchester. It is situated on Oxford Street, on the north-east corner of the intersection with Whitworth S...
St Peter's Square Metrolink Station
St Peter's Square is a tram stop in St Peter's Square.. It opened on 27 April 1992 and is in the City Zone of Greater Manchester's Metrolink light rail syste...
Church of St Mary, Greetham
The church comprises nave with north and south aisles and south porch, chancel with vestry, and west tower with spire. The present building dates from the...
St John the Baptist church, Lincoln
Grade II*listed The church dates from 1962 and was designed by the architect Sam Scorer, after plans for a parish church were initiated in 1959. The churc...
Skitters Wood
Skitters Woodland is relatively small area of ancient woodland on the western side of Ashton-in-Makerfield, which is used by the local community for walking....
Northumberland Central Railway
This was a single track railway which ran from Scotsgap to Rothbury. Earlier North British Railway plans had considered building the line from Kelso Branch t...
St John the Evangelist, Sandbach Heath
St John's, an Anglican church in the Diocese of Chester, is one of those Victorian village churches that was built with a donor's money, far larger than jus...
Clinkham Wood Community Woodland
There has been a wood at this site for several centuries. This wooded area is classified as a large urban clough woodland with a spring-fed stream and marshy...
Round about Piccadilly
Being a circular walk, starting and finishing at Eros. Starting at Glasshouse Street, up to Regent Street, past a Bowie shrine and along to Savile Row. Passi...
Gargrave Station
Gargrave station serves the village of Gargrave in North Yorkshire. It is 30 miles north-west of Leeds on the Leeds to Morecambe Line operated by Northern Ra...
Church of St Andrew, Gargrave
The present building dates from 1852, although the tower predates this to at least the 16th century. Grade II listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.u...
Caerlaverock Wetland Centre
Images from a visit to the WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre on a damp, grey day in mod-January. To be completed..
St Wilfred's church, Metheringham
Grade II* listed. Originally dating from the 12th and 13th Century. Suffered a fire in 1599 after which it was restored. The aisle arches still bear the mar...
A661 Road
The A661 is a relatively short, largely rural A-road in central Yorkshire. It runs 8 miles from Harrogate to Wetherby.
Sunborn Yacht Hotel
Moored at the Royal Victoria Dock in the Docklands, this 4 star yacht hotel is adjacent to the ExCel London convention centre. It opened in June 2014.
Dorking Deepdene Station
The station is on the North Downs Line. It is one of three stations in Dorking. The other two are Dorking and Dorking West. The station is within walking dis...
B2038 Road
The B2038 is a short link road in Dorking. It leaves the A24 at a roundabout to the north of Dorking town centre. It goes southeast along Pixham Lane before...
Church of St Mary the Virgin, St Mary in the Marsh
It is probable that there was a Saxon church on the site originally known as "Siwold's Circe". This was superseded after the Norman invasion by a stone built...
St Mary in the Marsh
St Mary in the Marsh is a village near New Romney in Kent, situated in the heart of Romney Marsh. The village consists of a few homes, The Star Inn, and a ch...
St Lawrence's Church, Denton
St Lawrence's Church, Denton is on the busy Ashton to Stockport Rd (A6017), and so is a notable landmark for many travellers. It is at the centre of the par...
Plymouth Athenaeum
The Plymouth Athenaeum is a society dedicated to the promotion of learning in the fields of science, technology, literature and art. The Athenaeum building,...
Marske Mill
Demolished in the 1970s. For further info. see http://www.hidden-teesside.co.uk/2007/10/13/marske-mill-saltburn/
Long Acres Mine Drift
Hidden in Thorny Close Wood on the steep bank of Skelton Beck is an old mining drift. Work was started in 1865 as an exploratory drift for the Skelton ironst...
The Umbrella Factory on Shudehill
This area of Manchester was dominated by the Smithfield Markets during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. At that time, several warehouses a...
Litton Mill
Litton Mill is a textile mill at Millers Dale, near Tideswell in Derbyshire. It was set up in 1782 by Ellis Needham and Thomas Frith, both farmers with smal...
Miller's Dale Station (former)
Miller's Dale station was a situated in Miller's Dale in the Peak District. It was built in 1863 by the Midland Railway on its extension of the Manchester, B...