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Magor Marsh
Magor Marsh was obtained in 1963 by the Gwent Wildlife Trust as its first reserve. It is the last relatively natural area of fenland on the Gwent Levels. P...
Postcode LS12
All these photos were taken in the postcode I happen to be working in or are views from that postcode of the surrounding area. All 29 postcodes will be cover...
The Game of Kings
A project in celebration of the majesty of the horse, the game of chess and the 150th anniversary of Hamilton & Inches, Edinburgh jewellers and silversmiths....
Market Building
The Market House in Penzance is a Grade I listed building http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-69515-market-building-penzance- situated at the top of M...
New Romney
New Romney is a small town in Kent, on the edge of Romney Marsh, an area of flat, rich agricultural land reclaimed from the sea after the harbour began to si...
Festival Park, Stoke-on-Trent
Festival Park is the legacy of the Stoke-on-Trent National Garden Festival (May-October 1986), which itself involved the reclamation of land formerly occupie...
Shakers, Quakers, Bakers and Steakers
In which two middle aged school friends and their Peter Pan like friend, who was in the same year as them, complete the Dales Way, passing a recently renovat...
2016 Homeless World Cup, George Square, Glasgow
The Homeless World Cup is an annual football tournament organised by the Homeless World Cup organisation https://www.homelessworldcup.org/ , a social organis...
Vue Cinema, Cardigan Fields, Kirkstall Road, Leeds
The Back of here, http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/197088
Snowdogs trail
44 Sculptures located in Brighton and Hove from 24 September to 27 November 2016 http://www.snowdogsbythesea.co.uk/
Edinburgh Doors Open Day 2016
‘Open Doors’ is an event in which the public are given access to buildings that are not normally open to them. In Edinburgh it is organised by The Cockburn A...
Vale of Rheidol Railway Workshop Open Day
The Railway again held its annual workshop open day in late September. A chance to see behind the scenes at its 'centre of engineering excellence' and to lea...
Kenilworth Horse Fair, September 2016
The Horse Fair is a social and business occasion for the traveller community and similar groups. It is held three times a year, on a weekend in April, July a...
Construction of Mill Fields
A new residential development in what was, until then, a field on the eastern side of Stirling Road, opposite the Strathleven housing estate. Construction be...
Mount Ephriam
Grade II listed https://www.historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1069118
Saltaire Festival 2016
An annual festival of food, culture and other interests, based in the historic streets of Saltaire village and its iconic mill, and in Roberts Park across th...
King's Hedges
King's Hedges is an area of North Cambridge. Development of the King's Hedges estate to the north west of Campkin Road began in 1967, and by 1986 a total of...
Marsh / Adel / Meanwood / Sheepscar / Lady Beck
A tributary of the river Aire which changes its name four times in its 15.5km (10 mile) course, the beck rises at SE 24004300 and flows as Marsh Beck for 3.5...
Nave stained glass windows, Coventry Cathedral
There are 10 main windows in the nave of Coventry Cathedral, excluding the baptistery window. They were designed in pairs to range in subject from youth thro...
Bury College
Bury College is an institute of higher learning for ages 16 and above. The college offers a wide range of subjects from the A-Level, BTEC and diploma format,...
Stevenson Square
Stevenson Square is a public square (and bus station) either side of Lever Street. A history of the square and surrounding area can be read at http://www.ma...
Hope Church of All Saints
Built in c1150 of Caen stone in the former parish of Hope, the Hope Church of All Saints fell into decay in the 17th century. The ruins still remain are near...
Benfleet Flood Barrier
In the early 1980s the Benfleet tidal defence barrier was constructed as part of the Thames tidal defences, which also included the construction of the Thame...
St Mary the Blessed Virgin, Burley-in-Wharfedale
An Anglican church on Main Street at the eastern end of the town of Burley-in-Wharfedale, built in 1843 in late Georgian style, consisting of a wide nave wit...
Jacob's Ladder, Oban
The term Jacob's Ladder is widely used in Scotland and elsewhere to name a long series of steps, steep or otherwise. This one in Oban leads up the cliff-f...
Long lived fungus
A mature beech tree with a large growth of a polypore fungus [Meripilus giganteus] at the base of its trunk was first photographed in autumn 2006. Two years ...
Cathedral of St Michael, Coventry
Grade I listed The Cathedral was built between 1956 and 1962 and was designed by Sir Basil Spence, following the destruction of the old mediaeval Cathedra...
St Erth Station
St Erth station is situated at Rose-an-Grouse in Cornwall. It serves the nearby village of St Erth, which is about 0.75 miles away, and is the junction for t...
River Hayle
The River Hayle (Cornish: Heyl, meaning estuary) is a small river in west Cornwall, which flows into St Ives Bay at Hayle on Cornwall's Atlantic coast. The ...
B3302 Road
The B3302runs 10 miles across Cornwall from Hayle to Sithney Hill. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B3302
Hayle Station
Hayle station serves the small town of Hayle, Cornwall. Great Western Railway manage the station and operate most train services. It is on the Cornish Main L...
The Deepdene and Chart Park
A large estate southeast of Dorking situated on the slopes of the Lower Greensand ridge that runs across the whole of the area south of the town. A large ho...
Reconstruction of Bridge Street bridge, Newport
The electrification of the South Wales Mainline requires that a number of bridges in and around Newport undergo modification as they are too low to accommoda...
Cockenzie House
A late-17thC house built by the Winton estate, possibly as a base for the manager of their harbour and salt pan. In 1715 it passed to the York Building Compa...
St Clement's church, Worlaby
Grade II*listed The church dates from the 11th century onwards, with the oldest part being the tower arch. There is a western tower, nave with north and ...
Breast Cancer Now
Breast Cancer Now is the UK's largest breast cancer charity. It was formed in 2015 by the merger of Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer. 'w...
St Paul's church and school, Wibsey
The Anglican parish church of St Paul at Wibsey, and the adjacent primary school, were built in 1839-40 by the little known architect Walker Rawstons for the...
Dean Clough Mills, Halifax
Dean Clough Mills, near the centre of Halifax, was developed in the mid-19th Century. With a floor space of over 1 million square feet, it became one of the...
Blakeridge Mills, Blakeridge Lane, Batley
http://yorkshire.u08.eu/batley/63485/
Robert Fitzroy & Barometers
Vice-Admiral Robert FitzRoy RN (5 July 1805 – 30 April 1865) was an English officer of the Royal Navy and a scientist. FitzRoy was a pioneering meteorologis...
Branch Road, Armley, Leeds
Formerly Mikes Carpets but now MC Carpets. This old Methodist Chapel built in 1904 has recently been renovated on the outside but the inside is likely to be ...
St Andrew's church, Bonby
Grade II*listed There is no mention of a church at Bonby in the Domesday Book of 1086, but a small church was established in the 12th century. The chur...
St Peter's church, Barton-Upon-Humber
Grade I listed The church actually consists of two churches joined lengthways, the western church dates back to the ninth century with a 10th century to...
Stockport Armoury
The Stockport Volunteer Armoury which is Grade II listed http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-210811-the-armoury-of-the-cheshire-regiment- was built ...
St John the Evangelist, Bierley
An Anglican church in south Bradford, built in 1766 in classical style as a private (proprietary) chapel for Richard Richardson of Bierley Hall and consecrat...
Crawley Down
Crawley Down is a village in the Mid Sussex district. There is one church, one school, and a number of social groups. It lies seven miles from Gatwick Airpor...
Batley Cemetery
Batley Cemetery originally opened in 1866
Camborne Station
Camborne station serves the town of Camborne, Cornwall. It is located on Trevu Road in the town, adjacent to a level crossing and the Railway Hotel. It has b...
Hayward's Farm Oast
Single round kiln oast house. The building had been left as a shell and was completely rebuilt during conversion.
The State Managed Pubs & Breweries of Carlisle and District
To supply munitions for the Great War, a huge complex was constructed north of Carlisle. Starting in the autumn of 1915, some 10-12,000 “navvies” built a gly...
RNAD Ernesettle
RNAD Ernesettle is a Naval armament Depot, located near Plymouth an the banks of the River Tamar.
Denton Carnival 2016
Church of St Mary, Walton, Cumbria
Designed by Paley & Austin of Lancaster and built 1869-70, St Mary’s was constructed on an earlier Medieval Church which itself had been rebuilt in 1811 and ...
Skipton Battle of Britain parade
A parade held to mark the Battle of Britain in September 1940. In 2016 it was held on Sunday 11 September.
Inchgreen Wind Turbines
The Great Harbour and the area around Inchgreen drydock has seen several shiploads of wind turbine components arrive in recent weeks (July/August 2016). ...
Church of St Luke, Cambridge
The church is a mainly Victorian building, with some 20th century extensions. The church was re-modelled after 1987. It is a joint Church of England and Unit...
Histon Road Cemetery
Histon Road Cemetery, formerly Cambridge General Cemetery, is a cemetery in north Cambridge, England, lying off Histon Road, opened in 1842. It is notable as...
Cambridge Victoria Homes
The Cambridge Victoria Homes have provided accommodation for the elderly members of Friendly Societies since 1837. It is a community of sixteen dwellings, s...
St Clement's Isle
St Clement's Isle is a small islet 400 metre of the mouth of Mousehole Harbour.
Mousehole
Mousehole (Cornish: Porthenys) is a village and fishing port in Cornwall. It has a range of services, mainly to service the tourism industry, which is import...
Exchange Square Metrolink Station
Exchange Square is a stop in the City Zone of Greater Manchester's Metrolink light rail system, in Exchange Square opposite the Manchester Arndale shopping c...
St Mary's church, Barton-Upon-Humber
Grade I listed Barton on Humber has two churches located close to each other, the older being Saint Peter's which dates from the late 10th century, and is...
Public footpath EE226 Foxborough Hill to Sandwich bypass
A public footpath which runs generally north-east from Foxborough Farm on Foxborough Hill, just south of Woodnesborough, to terminate on the Sandwich bypass,...
Hardwick Old Hall
The ruins of Hardwick Old Hall are situated 200 metres south west of Hardwick (New) Hall. Bess of Hardwick bought the house in 1538 when her brother Jame...
Deanston Land Reclamation Project 1845
A memorial to the land reclamation scheme which Sir James Matheson, who bought Lewis in 1844, began on this 80 acre [32ha] site in 1845. A village of 8 house...
The Nene Way
The Nene Way is a waymarked long distance walking route along the Nene Valley including canalised riverbank. It broadly follows the course of the River Nene ...
Fire damage, Gt Victoria Street, Belfast (11 September 2016)
Some photographs showing the aftermath of a fire. on the eastern side of Gt Victoria Street, on 11 September 2016.
Avenue to Overtoun House
The official opening of the avenue took place on the 7th of June 1895. It began at a lodge ([[NS41007570]]) beside what is now the A82 (Stirling Road), and l...
Ivychurch
Ivychurch is a small village in the North West area of Romney Marsh. The village's church (St George) is known as the Cathedral of Romney Marsh. The village...
River Brue
The River Brue originates in the parish of Brewham in Somerset, and reaches the sea some 50 kilometres (31 mi) west at Burnham-on-Sea. It originally took a d...
Nos 35-47 Donegall Place, Belfast
There is currently (12 August 2016) the following application for planning permission “LA04/2016/1762/F Extension and refurbishment including: a total of 307...
Dunster Castle
Dunster Castle occupies a steep natural hill known as the tor, with William de Mohun constructing a timber motte-and-bailey castle shortly after the Norman C...
Christ Church, Denton
According to Kelly's directory of Lancashire, 1895 via http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/LAN/Denton/ChristChurch "Christ Church is an ecclesiastical parish ...
The Biblical Garden, Elgin
Opened in August 1996, the project was the brainchild of staff at the former Moray District Council. It became a reality through a partnership between ‘The ...
No 6 Castle Lane, Belfast
Some photographs showing the changing times and occupants at 6 Castle Lane, Belfast.
Dagenham East Station
Dagenham East is a London Underground station on the District line, located in the suburb of Dagenham, in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. The sta...
Bletchley Park - Home of The Codebreakers
The Bletchley Park mansion was originally the home of the financier and Liberal MP, Sir Herbert Samuel Leon https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Leon . In 1...
Woodloes Park, Warwick
Woodloes Park was a residential development on about 400 hectares of farmland north of the canal. It was laid out between the mid-1970s and the early 1980s. ...
Public footpath EE417 Sutton Court to Maydensole
Public footpath EE417 runs southwest from Sutton Court Farm, just north of the church of St Peter and St Paul in Sutton village, to Maydensole Farm, on Roman...
Cleeve Abbey
The Cistercian Abbey of Cleeve was founded in the late 12th century by William de Roumare, Earl of Lincoln with monks from Revesby Abbey http://www.geograph....
Irchester
Irchester is a village 2 miles south-east of Wellingborough and 2 miles south-west of Rushden. The population at the 2011 Census was 4,745 (http://goo.gl/LHx...
ROC monitoring post
The Royal Observer corps was a civil defence organisation operating in the United Kingdom between 29 October 1925 and 31 December 1995. During the cold w...
Saint Peter's Church, Kirkgate, Birstall
The present building is the fourth stone church to occupy the site. The first stone church was built around 1100 AD and the lower part of the tower is all th...
Hadleigh Railway Walk
Hadleigh Railway Walk, a Local Nature Reserve, runs on the disused railway line between Hadleigh and Raydon. The walk is also a cycle way. Most of the wal...
Christ Church, West Didsbury
Christ Church, West Didsbury was a gift to the community from William Roberts who owned the Crown Brewery in Hulme from 1851. Mr. Roberts offered to build a ...
Stained glass from Steinfeld Abbey
Kloster Steinfeld, as it is known in Germany, was a Premonstratensian monastery located in Steinfeld in the parish of Kall in North Rhine-Westphalia. After ...
Reconstruction of Maesgas Road bridge, Newport
The electrification of the South Wales Mainline requires that a number of bridges in and around Newport undergo modification as they are too low to accommoda...
Stanton Drew Stone Circles
Stone circles at Stanton Drew in Somerset, one of the largest surviving late Neolithic / early Bronze Age monuments in Britain, thought to have been construc...
Redruth Station
Redruth Station serves the town of Redruth, Cornwall, situated on the Cornish Main Line between Truro and Camborne (nearby town to Redruth). Great Western Ra...
Dunton Green Station
Dunton Green station serves the village of Dunton Green, on the outskirts of Sevenoaks in Kent. Train services are provided by Southeastern. The station open...
Hangman's Lane
Hangman's Lane is an old road out of Ringwould in the direction of Winkland Oaks. It survives as a now residential street in Ringwould, leading south-west o...
No 101 Corporation Street, Belfast
A vacant site, on the eastern side of Corporation Street, to the north of Sinclair Seamen’s Church. It has the following planning permission (26 November 20...
Orchard Park
Orchard Park is an area of north Cambridge, just inside the A14 ring road. It was agricultural land, but is now being developed for housing. The area is serv...
National Cycle Route 3
Route 3 covers 338 miles from Bistol to Lands End.
Jesus Green Lido
Jesus Green Swimming Pool is a lido situated on Jesus Green in Cambridge. Opened in 1923, it is one of the few remaining examples of the lidos built across t...
Church of St Michael and All Angels, Witley
The church is an amazing gem, tucked away in the Worcestershire countryside. More like a private chapel, it is and always has been the parish church. Ther...