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Salford Gas Works
Production of gas for public supply in Salford began in 1819 under Messrs. Appleby, Brain, Fisher and Clay. An 1830 Act of Parliament allowed the Commissione...
Imperial War Museum North
B2180 Road
The B2180 is a short link in Horsham. It starts at a Traffic Lights controlled junction with the B2237, and runs on Hurst Road to finish at a roundabout on t...
Edinburgh Trams
Trams returned to Edinburgh's streets in 2014 after an absence of nearly 60 years. The project to build the new tram system did not go smoothly. Costs rose...
Beehive Place, Brixton
Beehive Place is a short and narrow back-street with one end off Brixton Station Road, and the other end off the main Brixton Road. Other Geograph contr...
Drinking water supply for north Ceredigion
North Ceredigion is supplied with drinking water through the water works at Bont-goch [[SN6886]], which are fed with raw water from the Llyn Llygad Rheidol h...
Llansteffan Castle
A Scheduled Ancient Monument and Grade I Listed the castle was possibly built around 1112. Changing hands a number of times, the Inner Ward probably dates fr...
Edward Dennison Memorial Well
Classical style, grade II listed well-head with Tuscan columns on an octagonal base, a memorial well near the gates to Ossington Hall, erected in 1877 as mem...
Nant-y-moch reservoir
Built from 1957 to 1961, Nant-y-moch regulates the flow of water in the Rheidol hydro-electric scheme. The dam is 52m tall and the storage capacity is 26 mi...
Horse jumps: Sunken road
As with log and water obstacles, a sunken road is as its name suggests a stylised representation of an obstacle one might encounter while hunting. The skills...
Horse jumps: Water
Water obstacles on a cross-country course vary from simple to complex. There may be a drop fence into the water and/or out, or a gradual slope in or out. Man...
Horse jumps: Log
Log fences are solid obstacles and require confidence in both horse and rider. Course designers usually make them big so the horses will respect them and are...
Saltaire Village, World Heritage Site
Saltaire is a Victorian model village on the outskirts of Bradford, by the River Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal The village takes its name from Titus...
Fonnereau Way
The Fonnereau Way is a 200-year old footpath from Ipswich to Westerfield. East Suffolk Line Walks http://www.eastsuffolklinewalks.co.uk/fonnereau/ Ips...
Great Melton
Great Melton is a very dispersed village in Norfolk. The village has no distinct centre. High Green is the largest concentration of houses. The village has a...
Extension, Queen's University boathouse, Belfast
The existing Queen’s Rowing Club http://www.queensrowing.org/ boathouse (believed to have been built in 1976), on the Lockview Road, has the following planni...
War Memorial, Great Melton
A local newspaper reported the unveiling of the War Memorial at Great Melton which took place in October 1920.The first part of the dedication service was he...
The Remains of the Church of St Mary, Great Melton
All that remains is a 15th century tower, in the grounds of The Church of All Saints. Grade II* listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-226472-re...
Church of All Saints, Great Melton
The Church of All Saints was restored in 1883 and is built by the ruins of The Church of St Mary, of which only the 15th century tower survives. Grade II* l...
Lumley
Lumley is a hamlet in Southbourne parish, Chichester, West Sussex. It is located south of the A27 and north of Hermitage.
Sycamore Chase development
Sedlescombe Road North and Queensway link road
A new road linking the A21 Sedlescombe Road North and Queensway. A crucial road to coincide with the Combe Valley Way construction which will significantly i...
28 Beauharrow Road development
A development of seven 4 bedroom houses built in 2014-15 in the garden of 28 Beauharrow Road. The houses all of a similar layout are built in brick with H...
Saints at Gorton Monastery
Sevenoaks Common
Sevenoaks Common is an extensive tract of woodland to the south of Sevenoaks on the Greensand Ridge. It is broken up into segments by a number of roads and a...
Ipswich Garden Suburb - one day this will all be houses
Pictures from before building starts on the Ipswich Northern Fringe (a.k.a. Ipswich Garden Suburb) More from the council here https://www.ipswich.gov.uk/s...
Stamford Station
Stamford station opened in 1848. The station is 12.5 miles west of Peterborough opened by the Syston and Peterborough Railway, part of the present day Birmin...
Darley Abbey St Matthew's Church
For more information on the history of this church, please see http://www.heritagegateway.org.uk/Gateway/Results_Single.aspx?uid=MDR4569&resourceID=1023 and...
RAF Cosford
Royal Air Force Cosford or RAF Cosford is a Royal Air Force station in Cosford, Shropshire, just to the northwest of Wolverhampton and next to Albrighton. T...
Westbourne
Westbourne is a village and civil parish in Chichester district, West Sussex. In 2011 it had a population of 2309 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/...
Southbourne
Southbourne is a village and civil parish in Chichester district, West Sussex. In 2011 it had a population of 6,265 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.u...
Rough Castle Roman Fort
Rough Castle is the best preserved of the Roman Forts on the Antonine Wall; it has an internal area of 0.4 hectares. For most of its perimeter, it is surroun...
Parish Church of St Peter, Mattishall
For a description of this late 13th / 14th century church see http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/mattishallburgh/mattishallburgh.htm Grade I listed. http://w...
The Old R&W Paul Mill
Sitting next to the Old Burtons Building - this former Silo was closed in the 1980s after production was moved to Bury St Edmunds. Still waiting to be demoli...
Acton Crossrail diveunder
A substantial number of freight trains, mainly with cement and aggregate, have to go from the London-bound goods lines into Acton Yard. This takes them acros...
Swale Nature Reserve
Swale Nature Reserve is managed by the RSBP. It covers a large area of marshland on the south eastern part of the Isle of Sheppey, north of The Swale. A vari...
Shellness
The Hamlet of Shellness is a small coastal settlement on the most easterly point of the Isle of Sheppey in the Borough of Swale. It is a private gated commun...
Wendover Arm Restoration
The Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal was originally planned as a feeder (non-navigable) canal to bring water from the Chilterns near Wendover to the res...
Silverdale Country Park
Silverdale Country Park was created on the site of former mineworkings. It is now owned by national charity The Land Trust, which manages the site as a publi...
Signalboxes
Signalboxes are used in Britain to control the safe movement of trains across the railway network Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Signalling_control
St Mary's church, Udimore
Grade I listed The church dates from the 12th century onwards, and consists of a squat west tower, nave, spacious chancel and south porch. The church i...
B2008 Road
The B2008 runs 3.6 miles from Eastchurch to Halfway Houses, on the Isle of Sheppey.
Bradford Cathedral
The parish church of St Peter, Bradford has 14th century origins. Like many parish churches it was extensively restored and altered in the 19th century. It...
St Mary's Forge
The forge is an 18th century village smithy and there is evidence that a forge has stood on this site for over 1000 years. Known as St Mary's Forge, beca...
Chanceford Oast
Single round kiln oast house.
Park Farm Oast
Former ridge ventilated oast house. Built 1950s.
B2231 Road
The B2231 is a 9 mile long rural B-road mostly on the Isle of Sheppey, running from Swale Station to Leysdown on Sea. It starts at a roundabout on a GSJ wit...
Great Hungerden Farm Oast
Remains of a two round kiln oast house.
Burnley Cemetery
Burnley Cemetery was created in 1856 on the outskirts of Burnley, about three miles to the south-west of the town centre. The cemetery is rectangular and sit...
Dredgers and dredging, Carrickfergus harbour
Some photographs showing dredgers and dredging at Carrickfergus harbour and marina. In a press release dated 3 March 2015 Carrickfergus Borough Council stat...
Baroile chambered cairn
The remains of a chambered cairn and cist which originally comprised two chambers. Canmore ID 39467 Details at http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/en/site/39467/d...
King's Manor
King's Manor was initially built to house the abbots of the near by St. Mary's Abbey (see http://www.geograph.org.uk/snippet/1091) probably around the 11th c...
Constantine College
The ninth college at the University of York was named after the Roman Emperor, Constantine the Great. The college opened in 2014 on the Heslington East campu...
James College
The seventh college and the first college not originally envisioned at the University of York. The college was named after the first Vice-Chancellor, Lord Ja...
Wentworth College
Named after Thomas Wentworth, the sixth college at the University of York and the last of the originally envisioned colleges. The college opened in 1972 cons...
UN International Year of Light 2015 Light Works
An open-air exhibition in St Andrew Square, part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival, organised by the Royal Photographic Society, demonstrating ...
Goodricke College
Named after the astronomer John Goodricke, the college became the fifth college of the University of York in 1968. Located on the Heslington West campus Good...
Solar Eclipse - 20 March 2015
A partial solar eclipse occurred over the whole of Britain between about 0830-1030 on 20 March 2015. The next one of any consequence is on 12 August 2026 – i...
Church of St Remigius
Although there has been a church on this site since Anglo-Saxon times the present church dates from the 14th century. Grade II* listed. http://www.britishli...
Oxley TRSMD
Oxley Traction and Rolling Stock Maintenance Depot is a railway depot located in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, maintained by Alstom to maintain the Virgin Tr...
Wolverhampton Station
Wolverhampton railway station in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England is on the West Coast Main Line. It is served by London Midland, CrossCountry, Virgin T...
Watermeadow Court
The three apartment blocks at Charlow Close, Potters Road, Townmead Road and Watermeadow Lane were gradually vacated in the latter half of 2012. The windows ...
A4037 Road
The A4037 is a minor A road which links Dudley with Wednesbury, a distance of 4 miles. It runs parallel with the major A461 which links Dudley with Wednesbur...
Sywell Aerodrome
Sywell Aerodrome is situated just to the north of the village of Sywell. The aerodrome still operates as an airfield with private planes and training availab...
Church of St Mary, North Tuddenham
A Medieval church dating from about 1400. Grade I listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-220742-church-of-st-mary-north-tuddenham-norfol A des...
Pont Aberystwyth
Pont Aberystwyth carries the A487 across the Afon Rheidol. Old bridge destroyed by floods in 1796; John Nash designed a new one, opened in 1800, but this to...
Malthouse and Kiln, Penparcau Rd
Malthouse built before 1790, kiln added in the 1880s. Restored in 1981. Grade II listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/wa-10423-malthouse-kiln-inc...
Aberystwyth Marina
Aberystwyth Marina offers 160 first class berths across its 23 acre harbour site. It is a fully serviced facility providing newly renovated luxury toilet/sho...
Afon Rheidol
The Afon Rheidol (English: River Rheidol) is a river in Ceredigion, Wales. The length of the main river is 31 km. Its catchment area covers 189 km2. The Rhe...
Afon Ystwyth
The Ystwyth (Welsh: Afon Ystwyth) is a river in the county of Ceredigion. The length of the main river is 33 km. Its catchment area covers 193 km2. Its sourc...
St. Mary's Church, Panfield
St. Mary's Church, Panfield is a Grade II* Listed Building on Church End, in Panfield, Essex. The church is mainly 15th centaury, but was altered in the 19th...
Panfield
Panfield is a village and civil parish in Braintree district, Essex. In 2011 it had a population of 841 http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/disseminat...
Bocking Cemetery
Bocking Cemetery is a cemetery on Church Lane, in Bocking, Braintree. It first opened in 1856. http://www.braintree.gov.uk/info/200303/births_deaths_and_marr...
The ascent of Plynlimon (Pen Pumlumen Fawr)- March 2015
I have lost count of the number of times that I have climbed Plynlimon but this was the first in 2015. A previous attempt, in February, had to be abandoned b...
Parish Church of St Nicholas, Studland
The present building dates from the 12th century but there has been a church on this site from Saxon times. Grade I listed. http://www.britishlistedbuilding...
Redend Point
Redend Point is a small headland at the southern end of Studland Bay. It is composed of red and yellow sands of Eocene age (Tertiary). There are some clays e...
North Wales Coast Line
The North Wales Coast Line (Welsh: Rheilffordd Arfordir Gogledd Cymru), also known as the North Wales Main Line, is the railway line from Crewe to Holyhead. ...
Bangor Station
Bangor railway station in Bangor, Gwynedd is the last mainland station on the London Euston to Holyhead North Wales Coast line, and the busiest railway stati...
Bangor University
Bangor University (Welsh: Prifysgol Bangor) is a Welsh university in the city of Bangor in the county of Gwynedd in North Wales. It received its Royal Charte...
Bangor Cathedral
Bangor Cathedral is an ancient place of Christian worship situated in Bangor, Gwynedd. It is dedicated to its founder, Saint Deiniol. The site of the presen...
Garth Pier
Garth Pier is a Grade II listed structure in Bangor, North Wales. At 1,500 feet in length, it is the second-longest pier in Wales, and the ninth longest in t...
Menai Straits
The Menai Strait (Welsh: Afon Menai, the "River Menai") is a narrow stretch of shallow tidal water about 25 km long, which separates the island of Anglesey f...
Menai Bridge
Menai Bridge (Welsh: Porthaethwy) is a small town and community on the Isle of Anglesey in north Wales. It overlooks the Menai Strait and lies by the Menai S...
Benllech
Benllech is a small town on the Isle of Anglesey. The name Benllech is perhaps a mutated form of penllech, literally "head slab" or "head rock", i.e. "capst...
Afon Nodwydd
The Rivr needle in english, is a small river in south-east Anglesey. It rises to the southwest of the village of Pentraeth, and flows through the village to ...
Red Wharf Bay (Traeth Coch)
Traeth Coch (Welsh for Red Beach) is a wide sandy bay and an area of outstanding natural beauty on the east coast of the island of Anglesey in Wales. The bay...
Traeth Bychan
Traeth Bychan (Traeth = Beach, Bychan = Small in English) is, as its name tells us, a small but popular beach on the Isle of Anglesey, or Ynys Môn. The beac...
A2500 Road
The A2500 is a 4 mile long road across Sheppey, starting on the A249 near Queenborough and ending at Eastchurch. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.p...
'Industry and Genius' by David Patten
Heslington East
Around the turn of the 20th century, the University of York was looking towards major expansion of the campus. Three sites had been earmarked as a potential ...
St Mary's, Haughton Green
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Meadow Lane, Haughton Green is of timber frame construction and was built in 1874/6, the architects being the brothers James ...
B1040 Road
The B1040 is one of England's longest B roads. It's an important back road running through the Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire Fens. It generally avoids any ...
Thulston Brook
This watercourse is labelled on Ordnance Survey maps as just a drain but is referred to elsewhere, including in planning documents, as Thulston Brook.
Smethwick Galton Bridge Station
Smethwick Galton Bridge is a split-level railway station in Smethwick. It is at a point where two railway lines cross on two levels. It has platforms on both...
Thames Tideway Tunnel
The largest construction project in London following the completion of Crossrail will be the Thames Tideway Tunnel (nicknamed the "supersewer"), a 25km inter...
Southwark College, Bermondsey site
The Bermondsey site of this further education college occupied a site of about 1.5ha bounded by Drummond Road, Clements Road, Keetons Road and Tranton Road. ...