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Glenkinnon Burn
A biodiversity trail through ancient woodland along the Glenkinnon Burn; this now a rare habitat, and the site is an SSSI. The timeline gives an indication o...
South West Coast Path
The South West Coast Path is the longest National Trail in England. It follows the coastline for 630 miles from Minehead to Poole.
North Bridge
North bridge was contracted in 1927 for £86,100 to the Widnes Foundry Ltd, who constructed a Scherzer rolling lift bridge (or "Walking lift bridge"). The bri...
Arndale shopping centre redevelopment
The project which is costing around £100m was approved in 2014 to redeveloped and extend the existing Arndale centre. The new extension will replace a lar...
Nos 27-35 Gray's Hill, Bangor
Some photographs showing derelict buildings at nos 27-35 Gray’s Hill (corner of Primrose Avenue). They were the subject of the following application for pla...
Former scrapyard, Helen's Bay/Crawfordsburn
Some photographs showing a former scrapyard at Bridge Road South, Helen’s Bay/Crawfordsburn. It's been the subject of local controversy for many years. The...
Former scrapyard, Helen's Bay/Crawfordsburn
Some photographs showing a former scrapyard at Bridge Road South, Helen’s Bay/Crawfordsburn. It's been the subject of local controversy for many years. The...
Church of Our Most Holy Redeemer
Our Most Holy Redeemer is a late 19th-century church in Clerkenwell, by the architect John Dando Sedding. It is an Anglo-Catholic church in the Diocese of Lo...
B502 Road
The B502 runs 1.6 miles from Russell Square Station to Bath St in London. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B502
Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts
CSVPA offers a range of Level 3 & level 4 courses as well as degree courses in Art & Design. It also offers foundation courses in Drama, Music and The Perfor...
St Andrew's church, Kirkby-cum-Osgodby
Grade II*listed The church is not mentioned in the Domesday book, but there is evidence of a church here around 1160. There is a western tower, nave an...
Hornsea Rail Trail
Hornsea Rail Trail is a public footpath, cycleway and bridleway which follows the route of the old Hull and Hornsea Railway in the East Riding of Yorkshire. ...
A1033 Road
The A1033 runs 24 miles across Holderness from Hull to Withernsea. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A1033
A5200 Road
The A5200 runs north to south through London for 3 miles. From Tufnell park to Holborn. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A5200
Danes Dyke
Danes Dyke is a bank and ditch earthwork 'wall' which cut off Flamborough peninsula from the mainlaind. Despite the name, the Dyke has nothing to do with the...
RAF Bempton (disused)
RAF Bempton was an RAF station situated at Bempton in the East Riding of Yorkshire, 6 miles north of Bridlington. During the Second World War it was establis...
St John the Divine church, Southrey
This small, unusual, wooden church was built by the parishioners in 1898 as a temporary church. There is a small entrance porch to the west, a western bell t...
Mount Pleasant Redoubt
Earthwork redoubt, constructed in 1780. It formed part of an integrated defensive system, designed to protect Plymouth Dockyard against a land invasion by Fr...
Keyham Viaduct
A Class A viaduct 27 metres high and 132 metres long on 6 piers. It was rebuilt using iron girders in 1900 which were again replaced with steel in 1937.
Stoneferry Bridge
Twin bascule bridges with 32 metre spans, one for each direction of traffic. Designed by Rendel Palmer and Tritton, and built by Cementation Construction. Bu...
St Hugh's church, Langworth
The church is built between 1960 and 1962 by Haynes and Johnson, mostly as a reconstruction of the Chapel of the old Walmsgate Hall which was built in 1901...
Warley Place Nature Reserve
Managed as a nature reserve by Essex Wildlife Trust, this 25 acre site was previously a house and once famous Edwardian gardens belonging to Ellen Willmott, ...
St Edward's church, Barlings
Grade II listed The church dates from Norman times and has a 14th century western bell turret, nave, and chancel with north vestry. Only fragments of th...
St Helen's church, Saxby
Grade I listed The church was built for the Earls of Scarbrough in 1775, probably by Lancelot "Capability" Brown. It was restored in 1869. It is in the ...
Filey Brigg
Filey Brigg is a long narrow peninsula situated about a mile north of Filey. Its steep cliffs are 20 metres high and consist of Jurassic limestone and sandst...
Filey Rocket Pole
Formed in 1872, the Filey Volunteer Life Saving Rocket Company used the rocket pole, as it’s known, to practise rescue techniques. They fired a line towards...
South Down Westminster Election 2017
South Down is one of the eighteen Northern Ireland Westminster constituencies which will be contested on the 8th June, 2017. Unlike in the Stormont Elections...
Scotrail Barry The Barrel
Barry The Barrel is the nickname given to the steam train shaped planters made from old whisky barrels which can be seen at many Scottish railway stations. N...
St Cuthbert's Church
St Cuthbert's is an Anglican Church.
Wells, Chamberlain Road
B1007 Road
The B1007 runs 18 miles, in two parts, from Chelmsford to Stanford le Hope. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B1007
North Greenwich Underground Station
North Greenwich is a London Underground station served by the Jubilee line. Despite its name, it is actually closer to Charlton than to Greenwich, however, i...
St John the Baptist church, Northorpe
Grade I listed The church dates from Norman times, and has impressive Norman three bay arcades with round piers and varieties of scallop in the capitals. ...
Sutton Road Bridge
A Scherzer type rolling lift bridge, crossing the River Hull. Built by the Cleveland Bridge and Engineering Co in 1939, with an Art Deco/Neo-Georgian style o...
Burton on Trent War Memorial
St Peter's church, East Stockwith
Grade II listed The church, which is adjacent to the River Trent, was built in 1846 by Thomas Johnson of Lichfield, and consists of a nave, chancel, nor...
B1261 Road
The B1261 runs 8 miles from Lebberston to East Ayton, via Seamer. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B1261
Claymills Victorian Pumping Station
Claymills Pumping Station is a former steam-powered, sewage pumping station on the north side of Burton upon Trent, now restored as a museum and visitor attr...
Cordale Point
[ˈkɔɾdəlˠ] This is one of the two named Points on the River Leven, the other being Dalquhurn Point — http://www.geograph.org.uk/snip...
Highbury and Islington Station
Highbury & Islington is a London Underground and National Rail interchange station. It is served by the London Underground's Victoria line, London Overground...
Dalston Junction Station
Dalston Junction is an inter-modal transport interchange on the East London Line in Dalston. It is located at the crossroads of Dalston Lane, Kingsland Road ...
Dumbarton Free High Church
The building is on Latta Street. The architects were Halley & Neil, who won a competition to secure the work. Constructed began late in 1907, and the officia...
Cottingham Station
Cottingham station serves the village of Cottingham. Located on the Yorkshire Coast Line, it is managed by Northern. The station serves the northern suburbs ...
St Helen's church, Lea
Grade I listed The church dates from the 13th century onwards and was restored by Pearson in 1849. There is a west tower, nave with south porch, large ...
St Mary's church, Knaith
Grade II*listed At first there was a late Saxon building with a western tower which was enlarged for incorporation into the monastery of Heynings Priory...
Seamer Station
Seamer station serves the village of Seamer in North Yorkshire. It lies near the end of the Scarborough branch on the TransPennine Express North TransPennine...
Willesden Green Underground Station
Willesden Green is a London Underground station on Walm Lane in Willesden. It is served by the Jubilee line and is between Dollis Hill and Kilburn. Metropoli...
Sand martins on River Tyne
All Saints Church, Raughton Head
Formerly a Chapel of Ease in the Parish of Castle Sowerby, the chapel was rebuilt and consecrated on 21 July 1678 by Bishop Rainbow. The Church was restore...
St Michael’s Church, Bowness on Solway
The first record of a Church on this site dates from 1300 with the appointment of Roald de Richmond as Rector. Much of the Church structure is 12th Century a...
Anonymous postboxes
The cylindrical design of pillar boxes arrived in 1879. The early boxes had no royal cipher and are known as 'anonymous' boxes. This oversight was corrected ...
Anonymous postboxes
The cylindrical design of pillar boxes arrived in 1879. The early boxes had no royal cipher and are known as 'anonymous' boxes. This oversight was corrected ...
The Roundhills and Dosthill Quarry
Grid squares SP2099 and SP2199 No maps that I can find show this area to the west of the village of Dosthill as being called "The Roundhills" (or "The Round...
Bargoed Woodland Park
Park is a green space in the Rhymney Valley between Bargoed and Aberbargoed on the landscaped site of three former collieries and colliery waste. The Rhymney...
Bond Street Underground Station
Bond Street is a London Underground and future Crossrail station on Oxford Street, near the junction with New Bond Street. The station is on the Central li...
B524
The B524 runs 0.6 mile through Marylebone from Baker St to Oxford St. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B524
Bryanston Square
Bryanston Square is a long rectangular terraced square in Marylebone. It was built between 1810 & 1815. Like many London squares it has a garden at its heart...
Church of St Mary, Bryanston Square
St Mary's, Bryanston Square was built as one of the Commissioners' churches in 1823–1824 and was designed by Robert Smirke to seal the vista from the lower e...
Great Glen Way
Scotland's fourth waymarked National Long Distance Walking Route is 73 to 79 miles long (depending on route variation), and follows the Great Glen fault betw...
Bishopton Parish Church
The church, formerly Erskine Parish Church, was built in 1813—14; the architect was David Hamilton. The small castellated vestry at the eastern end was added...
B1230 Road
The B1230 runs 20 miles from Howden to Beverley, via Niorth Cave. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B1230
B3097 Road
The B3097 runs 8 miles from Westbury to Yarmbrook. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B3097
The Living Seas Centre
A centre devoted to looking at the diversity of life living off Yorkshire's coast. Run by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. Website: http://www.ywt.org.uk/Living-Se...
A1039 Road
The A1039 runs 8 miles from Staxton to the Filey bypass. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A1039
Hunmanby Station
Hunmanby station serves the village of Hunmanby in North Yorkshire. It is located on the Yorkshire Coast Line and is operated by Northern who provide all pas...
Church of St Peter, De Beauvoir Town
Built in 1841. Grade II listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/101265751-church-of-st-peter-de-beauvoir-ward
B102 Road
The B102 runs 0.8 mile from New North Rd to Balls Pond Rd.
The A96
The A96 is a major road which runs for nearly 100 miles linking Aberdeen with Inverness in Northern Scotland. It starts in Aberdeen city centre, bypasses Bla...
Forres
Forres (Scottish Gaelic: Farrais) is a town and former royal burgh in the north of Scotland on the Moray coast, approximately 25 miles east of Inverness and ...
B507 Road
The B507 runs 2 miles from Lisson Grove to Kilburn. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B507
Beverley Station
Beverley station serves the town of Beverley in the East Riding of Yorkshire. It is located on the Yorkshire Coast Line and is operated by Northern who provi...
Minster Way
The Way, is a 50 mile long walk, linking the two famous medieval Minsters at Beverley and York, crosses farmland and the chalk hills of the Yorkshire Wolds. ...
Arram Station
Arram station serves the small village of Arram in the East Riding of Yorkshire. It is located on the Yorkshire Coast Line and is operated by Northern who pr...
The A940
The A940 is a link road running for 14 miles between the A96 at the Forres bypass and the A939 at Dava, and thus forms the main route south from Forres as we...
Hednesford Hills
Hednesford Hills was given to the local council by the Marquess of Anglesey in 1933; in 1981 much of the site became common land and it achieved local nature...
Sea of Stones
The 'Sea of Stones' extends for several kilometres along the Moray Firth from Spey Bay towards Lossiemouth, and it is up to about 800 metres wide. It is the ...
Hyde Artisan Market
An Artisan Market takes place on Hyde Civic Square on the first Saturday of most months of the year. As well as a variety of stalls there is usually some ki...
Tory Brook
Tory Brook is a short tributary of the River Plym. It rises near a china clay quarry north of Plympton, on the edge of Dartmoor. It flows south to Plympton t...
Beckley Court
Beckley Court will be the tallest building in Plymouth, when completed in Autumn 2017. It is 78m high and will provide over 500 student rooms for Plymouth Un...
Day Out with Thomas
"Day out with Thomas", is a marketing name used by HiT Entertainment for special events held at heritage railways in the UK. The characteristic features of t...
London Central Mosque
The London Central Mosque (also known as the Islamic Cultural Centre (ICC) or Regent's Park Mosque) is a mosque located near Regent's Park. It was designed b...
The A939
The A939 'Lecht Road' connects the A96 at Nairn on the Moray Coast with the A95 Grantown on Spey, then it continues to the A93 at Ballater by way of the Gram...
Worth Way (Yorkshire)
An 11 mile circular walk in the Worth Valley, West Yorkshire. Not to be confused with the route of the same name in Sussex.
Keighley and Worth Valley Railway
The KWVR is a branch line off the former Midland Main Line at Keighley in West Yorkshire, terminating at Oxenhope near the head of the Worth Valley. The line...
Dorset Square
Dorset Square is a Georgian garden square in Marylebone. It is on the site of what was Lord's Old Ground, before the cricket club moved to the present Lord'...
Flash locks
River navigations developed gradually over centuries, and in the Middle Ages there was constant tension between millers, who erected weirs across rivers to c...
The A938
The A938 is a link road in the Highlands of Scotland. It runs for 9 miles between the A9 near Carrbridge and the A95 at Dulnain Bridge, having been extended ...
Carrbridge (Drochaid Chārr)
Carrbridge (Scottish Gaelic: Drochaid Chàrr) is a village, about 10 km north of Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park. Until the bypass was constructed in...
The B9153
The B9153 is a relatively short (2.8 miles) stretch of road between Kinveachy and Carrbridge. Its route was formerly that of the A9 before the latter was upg...
Church of All Saints, Moulton
The present church dates from about 1180, though the church guide book says there may have been a wooden Saxon church nearby before that. There was a lot of...
Boat of Garten
Boat of Garten (Scottish Gaelic: Coit a' Ghartain; originally: Garten) is a small village situated on the fringe of the Abernethy Forest National Nature Rese...
Euston Underground Station
Euston is a London Underground station served by the Victoria line and both branches of the Northern line. It directly connects with Euston main line station...
Mitsubishi Motors Cup
Held at Badminton since 2009, over the two days prior to the famous international four-star horse trials, the Mitsubishi Motors Cup brings together winners f...
Savoy Hotel, Bangor
This 1932 built former hotel was converted into 56 independent living apartments for the elderly in the 1990s. http://archiseek.com/2012/1932-savoy-hotel-...
Stoke Newington Town Hall
Former Town Hall, now municipal offices, and assembly hall. Designed by J Reginald Truelove for the Metropolitan Borough of Stoke Newington. Built 1935 - 7. ...
Church of St Mary the Blessed Virgin, Plympton
St Mary's church was dedicated in 1311 and was originally a parish chapel attached to Plympton Priory. It has two aisles on each side of the nave, the outer ...