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Nos 5-11 Holywood Road, Belfast
A site, at the corner of the Holywood Road and the Upper Newtownards Road, for which there is the following application for planning permission: “29/10/2013 ...
Church Lane, Heckfield
Church Lane, Heckfield is a cul-de-sac for vehicles today, but this was formerly the main road until the 1970s, when a more direct bypass was established sli...
Jouldings Lane
Jouldings Lane is a minor road south from Bungler's Hill in Farley Hill. Just short of Jouldings Ford, the road becomes unsurfaced before crossing the ford i...
The Kelpies and The Helix
A 30-m high sculpture at The Helix, Falkirk http://www.thehelix.co.uk/, by Scottish sculptor Andy Scott http://www.scottsculptures.co.uk/. A large activity a...
WW2 Drem Q Station
Airfield decoy sites represented dummy airfields with the aim to draw enemy bombers away from the true target. Sites operating at night were referred to as...
Aircoach (Ireland)
Some photographs of the coaches used by Aircoach http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aircoach a private-sector company operating services to and from Dublin Airpo...
The Buttlands
The Buttlands is a large rectangular green, surrounded by lime trees. Large elegant Georgian houses overlook The Buttlands, as do the Crown Hotel, Globe Inn ...
Revesby Abbey
Revesby Abbey was a Cistercian house founded in 1143 by William de Roumare, Earl of Lincoln, who subsequently became a monk at the abbey in later life. It wa...
RAF West Beckham radar station
RAF West Beckham, which had close links with the local fighter station RAF Matlask, was opened in 1938 and comprised a transmitter and receiver site, a gener...
Not Thomas Hardy country
After a hearty breakfast at The Fleur de Lys http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1094590 I made my way across the road to the abbey. Two anxious tourists asked ...
Harwich
Harwich is a town and civil parish in Tendring, Essex, England. In 2011 it had a population of 17684 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination...
Shotley
Shotley is a village and civil parish in Babergh, Suffolk, England. In 2011 it had a population of 2342 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/disseminat...
Oxford Station
Oxford railway station is a mainline railway station, which opened in 1844. It is about 0.5 miles west of the city centre, northwest of Frideswide Square and...
Tonbridge West Yard
Tonbridge West Yard is located just west of Tonbridge station, these sidings are used by GB Freightline.
Valley Gardens, Windsor Great Park
Ornamental gardens in the south of the park just to the north of Virginia Water lake. They were laid out in the 1930s under George V and the 1950s under Geo...
Virginia Water (lake and park)
The body of water called Virginia Water in Surrey later gave its name to a nearby town. It is an artificial lake, in the south-eastern corner of Windsor Gre...
Oxford University Boathouses
The Colleges have their boathouses on the River Thames (Isis). Most are located on an island where the River Cherwell meets the Thames. Below is a list of Co...
The Queen's College
The Queen's College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford, England. The college was founded in 1341 by Robert de Eglesfield (d'Eglesfield) in ...
St Hugh's College
St Hugh's College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. It is located on a fourteen and a half acre site on St Margaret's Road, to ...
St Anne's College
St Anne's College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. Formerly a women's college, it has been coeducational since 1979. Founded i...
Wadham College
Wadham College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. It is located in the centre of Oxford, at the intersection of Broad Street and...
University College
University College (in full The Master and Fellows of the College of the Great Hall of the University of Oxford colloquially referred to as "Univ"), is a con...
Lady Margaret Hall College
Lady Margaret Hall (commonly referred to as LMH) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford, located at the end of Norham Gardens in nort...
Trinity College
Trinity College (full name: The College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity in the University of Oxford, of the foundation of Sir Thomas Pope) is one of the co...
St Peter's College
St Peter's College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford, located in New Inn Hall Street. It occupies the site of two of the Univers...
St Edmund Hall College
St Edmund Hall (commonly referred to by its nickname of "Teddy Hall") is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England. The college has a clai...
Pembroke College
Pembroke College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England, located in Pembroke Square. The college was founded in 1624 by Ki...
Worcester College
Worcester College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. The college was founded in 1714 by the benefaction of Sir Thomas...
Merton College
Merton College (in full: The House or College of Scholars of Merton in the University of Oxford) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxfo...
Keble College
Keble College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. Its main buildings are on Parks Road, opposite the University Museum and the Un...
Jesus College
Jesus College (in full: Jesus College in the University of Oxford of Queen Elizabeth's Foundation) is one of the colleges of the University of Oxford in Engl...
St James’ Gardens, Camden and the National Temperance Hospital
Situated close to Euston railway station, St James’ Gardens is bounded by Cardington Street to the east and north and gives access to Hampstead Road on the w...
New College
New College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. The full name of the college is The Warden and Scholars of St Mary's College of W...
Balliol College
Balliol College, founded in 1263, is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. Among the college's alumni are three former prime minister...
Exeter College
Exeter College (in full: The Rector and Scholars of Exeter College in the University of Oxford) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxfor...
Carnmoney Hill, Newtownabbey
A steep hill, rising to a height of 761 ft, to the north of the O’Neill Road, covering an area of 171 acres. Partly covered by woodland planted by the Woodl...
Queen's College
The Queen's College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford, England. The college was founded in 1341 by Robert de Eglesfield (d'Eglesfield) in ...
Brasenose College
Brasenose College (in full: The King's Hall and College of Brasenose, abbreviated BNC) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the ...
A4144 Road
This 5 mile long road is mostly the former route of the A34 through Oxford, before the ring road was built.
Ullswater
Many regard Ullswater as the most beautiful and spectacular of the English lakes. It is the second largest lake in the English Lake District, being approxima...
Aira Force
Aira Force is a waterfall where Aira Beck plunges an impressive 65 feet down a rocky ravine approximately one kilometre before it reaches Ullswater. Aira...
Glen Catacol
Glen Catacol runs inland from Catacol Bay with Abhainn Mòr running along its valley floor. It is a spectacularly lovely valley with Meall nan Leac Sleamhuin ...
The Northway, Portadown
The Northway is a through-pass connecting the M12 [[350735]] to the roads to Newry and Armagh. It was built, in part, on the bed of the GNR(I) Portadown/Ar...
Baker Street Underground Station
Baker Street Underground station is at the junction of Baker Street and the Marylebone Road. The station lies in Travelcard Zone 1 and is served by five diff...
Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum
Threlkeld Quarry, which is situated three miles east of Keswick, originally opened in 1870 to supply railway ballast to the Penrith-Keswick line. Later, the ...
Mid Kent (Hayes) Line
The Mid-Kent Line (referred to as the Hayes Line by train operators, official bodies and the general public) is a railway line running from Courthill Loop No...
Photos from a train 13/04/14
As an experiment, a series of photos was taken from the 9:16 Chiltern service out of Warwick Parkway for London Marylebone. It was a Diesel Multiple Unit wi...
Parish Church of St Kentigern, Crosthwaite
Crosthwaite Parish Church is dedicated to St Kentigern (known as St Mungo in Scotland) and is the Anglican parish church of the parish of Crosthwaite near Ke...
River Derwent in Cumbria
The River Derwent rises at Styhead Tarn underneath Scafell Pike and flows in a northerly direction through the valley of Borrowdale, before continuing throug...
American Monument, Mull of Oa
The American Monument is on the tip of the Mull of Oa at the extreme southwest of the island of Islay. It commemorates the loss of two troop ships, The Tusca...
Bassenthwaite Lake
Bassenthwaite Lake is one of the largest water bodies in the Lake District. It is long and narrow, approximately 4 miles long and 3⁄4-mile wide; it is ...
River Eamont
The River Eamont is formed by the outflow from Ullswater in the Lake District, later augmented by Dacre Beck from the west and the River Lowther which carrie...
Church of St Mildred
St Mildred's is the only surviving pre-Conquest church within the city walls and has been in continuous use since Saxon times. Highlights include a beamed ro...
Church of the Holy Cross
Grade II* listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-440837-church-of-the-holy-cross-canterbury For more detail see http://www.canterburykfhs.co.uk/...
Church of St Margaret
St Margaret's is now a redundant church, but is probably the most visited church in Canterbury in its modern role as an audio–visual tourist attraction base...
Church of St Peter
The church dedicated to St Peter is thought to stand on the site of a Christian church built for the local Christian community in Roman times, rebuilt perhap...
Church of St Paul without the Walls
Grade II* listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-170579-church-of-st-paul-without-the-walls-cant See this article for more detail. Grade B liste...
Church of St Martin
The Church of St Martin in Canterbury, situated slightly beyond the city centre, is the first church founded in England, the oldest parish church in continuo...
Church of St Alphege
St Alphege's was built around 1070 by Archbishop Lanfranc. It was rebuilt in the 12th century, and again in the 13th and 15th centuries. Among the interestin...
St Gregory Music Centre
This beautiful, 19th century building was transformed in 2012 to create an international centre for music education and performance. Situated just across t...
Church of Holy Trinity
Holy Trinity Church is an Anglican church in the centre of Guildford. A large, red brick building, it was built on the site of a mediaeval church which colla...
Church of St Mary
St. Mary’s is the oldest church in Guildford. People have worshipped here for more than 1000 years. The tower was at the west end of the first stone church o...
Church of St Nicolas
St Nicolas' is an Anglican parish church in the centre of Guildford. It is one of the three ancient parishes of Guildford borough (the other two being Holy T...
Church of St Clement
One of the least well known of the churches in central Cambridge. Grade II* listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-47362-church-of-st-clement-ca...
Church of Our Lady and The English Martyrs
Our Lady and the English Martyrs is a Catholic parish church located at the junction of Hills Road and Lensfield Road in south east Cambridge. The large Goth...
Church of St Botolph
St Botolph’s Church is found in the city of Cambridge, England, at the intersection of Trumpington Street and Silver Street. The Church is dedicated to St ...
Church of The Holy Sepulchre
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, is an Anglican church in Cambridge, and is known locally as The Round Church. It is located on the corner of Round Church S...
Church of St Michael
A redundant church in the heart of Cambridge. The building is Grade I listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-47798-church-of-st-michael-cambridg...
Holy Trinity Church
The first Holy Trinity Church in Cambridge was next to the old Roman road and was just a small thatched timber building. This church burnt down in 1174. In 1...
Church of All Saints
All Saints is a church on Jesus Lane, which was built by the architect G F Bodley. The church was constructed between 1863 and 1870 and, as a notable example...
Development site, 156-160 Ravenhill Road, Belfast
A vacant site, at the corner of the Ravenhill Road and My Lady’s Road, for which there is the following application for planning permission: “Z/2014/0217/F 1...
Churches of Cambridge
A full list of churches can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_churches_in_Cambridge
Church of St Mary the Great
St Mary the Great is a Church of England church at the north end of King's Parade in Cambridge. It has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade I liste...
Islands and rocks off southern Islay
Before going to Islay on holiday I had a look at which squares still required to be captured for the project - and discovered that most of them were outlying...
Ashbocking
Ashbocking is a small village about 7 miles north of Ipswich in Mid Suffolk. It is located on the B1077 just north of the Roman Road (B1078).
The Royal Observer Corps
The Royal Observer Corps was a uniformed volunteer organisation, which has enjoyed a long association with the Royal Air Force. The motto of the Royal Observ...
London Marathon 2014
The London Marathon was first run in 1981. Virgin have been principal sponsor since 2010. The route starts in Greenwich Park and on nearby Blackheath, t...
Poohsticks Bridge
Made famous by A.A. Milne's book Winnie The Pooh books. It bridges a stream leading to the River Medway within Posingford Wood. In the books the character...
The Presbyterian War Memorial Hostel, Belfast
The Presbyterian War Memorial Hostel, at the corner of Howard Street and Brunswick Street was completed in 1925 to a design by Young & Mackenzie. Its purpos...
Sheringham Little Theatre
Sheringham Little Theatre offers a large range of entertainment throughout the year, notably its summer repertory season which runs from July to September ev...
St Anne's church, Lewes
Grade I listed The church lies outside the west gate of the town, and until 1881 was outside the boundaries of Lewes as well. It was part of a endowment ...
Silverton Aggregates
Silverton Aggregates is on 115, Burrell Road, Ipswich. IP2 8AE http://www.silvertonaggregates.co.uk/?page_id=230. They were founded in 1996. They supply sand...
Black Dyke
An old boundary feature of unknown date and function that extends for 13 miles through Northumberland, from the South Tyne between Bardon Mill and Haydon Bri...
Old Forge, Dunmurry
Social housing, subsequently named “Old Forge” at Kingsway, Dunmurry.
St Thomas ŕ Becket church, Cliffe, Lewes
Grade II* listed Most of the church is 14th century, with a 15th century tower, although there was a previous Chapel of ease in the 12th century in the vill...
Sir Nicholas Pelham memorial
Sir Nicholas Pelham (1515-1559) of Laughton was son of Sir William Pelham and Mary (Carew). In 1537 he married Anne Sackville, they had issue 6 sons, includ...
Church of St Michael-in-Lewes
Grade I listed. The church has a round tower dating from the 12th century. This is topped with a shingled spire. The nave originally had lean-to aisles i...
A420 Road
The A420 runs 80 miles from Oxford to Bristol via Swindon. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A420
Not Rodney Marsh.....
..... cricketer https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rod_Marsh or footballer https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rodney_Marsh_(footballer) but Romney Marsh the area http:...
Cullybackey station and level crossings
The railway between Ballymena and Ballymoney opened in 1855. Cullybackey station and level crossing opened and closed in 1856 before re-opening in 1865. It...
Ruined piggery
According to map evidence, the buildings date from after the Second World War. The ruins are visible to motorists passing by on Great Western Road, and they ...
The Natural History Museum
Grade I listed building. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-203737-natural-history-museum-greater-london-au For more information about the museum s...
Path to Old Kilpatrick
The Thomas Wood Path – http://www.geograph.org.uk/snippet/10824 – begins at the same point on the Carleith farm track (near Duntocher), but the 1¼-mile (2km)...
Stanford-le-Hope Station
Stanford-le-Hope station opened in September 1854, and was initially called Horndon, as part of the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway when the railway was...
East Tilbury Station
East Tilbury railway station is located in the village of East Tilbury. It was opened in 1936 as a halt on the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway. It was ...
Cairn Valley Light Railway, Dumfriesshire
A selection of images of the Cairn Valley Light Railway remains. The 17.5 mile long railway between Dumfries and Moniaive was opened in March 1905, closed...