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Pudsey Cemetery
The cemetery is a grade 2* listed "park" (list entry 1001614), laid out in 1872 to the designs of William Gay, and has been in use since 1875. The eastern h...
Our Lady of Lourdes RC Church
Prior to 1883, when a mass station was set up in the village, Bishopton Catholics had to travel to St Fillan's, Houston to worship. A church was built in 192...
Huggins Farm Oast
Twin square kiln oast. The kiln roofs were replaced with normal roofs.
Chapel of St John the Evangelist, Chichester
The foundation stone was laid in 1812 and the building completed in 1813. In 1955 it was united with the benefice of St Pancras. It was declared redundant in...
Willingham
Willingham is a village in Cambridgeshire. It is located in the South Cambridgeshire district and sits just outside the border of the Fens, just south of the...
Princess Theatre, Torquay
The Princess Theatre in Torquay, England is a 1,500 seat theatre that first opened its doors on Wednesday 7 June 1961. Top of the bill on opening night were ...
Torquay Pavilion
The Pavilion Theatre was a theatre in Torquay, Devon, England. It was one of the three main auditoriums in Torbay, and during the 1970s differed from the Pri...
Nonsuch Park
Nonsuch Park is a public park between Stoneleigh, North Cheam, Cheam, and Ewell on the boundaries of the borough of Epsom and Ewell in Surrey, and the London...
Cheam Park
Originally the grounds of Cheam Park House built in the 19th Century and known locally as Bethell House after the family that lived there until 1937, Cheam P...
The Grand Arcade, Leeds
One of a series of similar arcades developed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries to replaces the cramped yards of the post-medieval city. The Grand ...
A2043 Road
The A2043 runs 6 miles from Cheam [[5742620]] to Norbiton. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A2043
Cheam Station
Cheam station serves Cheam in the Borough of Sutton. It is located on the Sutton & Mole Valley Lines section from Sutton to Epsom with trains to London Victo...
Victoria Park, Paignton
Victoria Park is about 11 acres in extent, and is a wooded pleasure and recreation ground centrally situated near the sea and town centre. The park is virtua...
B3060 Road
The B3060 runs 1.6 miles from Churscombe to Paignton. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B3060
Golden Hind, Brixham
The Golden Hind at Brixham is a full sized replica of one of the most iconic ships from the age of exploration. The Ship has been a feature of picturesque Br...
Kennington Underground Station
Kennington is an Underground station on Kennington Park Road in Kennington. The station is at the junction of the Charing Cross and Bank branches of the Nort...
Church of St Mary, Newington
Built in 1958. Standing in the forecourt of the present church are the portico fragment of the old west front and tower by J Fowler 1876, which remain from t...
A3204 Road
The A3204 runs 1 mile from Vauxhall to Newington Butts. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A3204
Metropolitan Tabernacle
The Metropolitan Tabernacle is a large Independent Reformed Baptist church in the Elephant and Castle in London. It was the largest non-conformist church of ...
Elephant and Castle Underground Station
Elephant & Castle is an Underground station in Southwark. It is on the Bank branch of the Northern line between Kennington and Borough stations, and is the s...
No 6 Dundela Avenue, Belfast
A vacant detached house, once known as “Seaforth”, built towards the end of the 19th century There is the following planning permission (8 September 2017) “L...
Architectural terracotta and faience in Leeds
The terms terracotta and faience can be used more or less interchangeably for the structural and decorative ceramic material used extensively on buildings fr...
Holbeck Public Library
Opened in 1903, in red brick and Burmantofts terracotta, by local architect William Bakewell. After closure in the 1960s it saw various uses including baby c...
National Coal Mining Museum, Wakefield
The museum's 45 acre site, adjacent to the main A642 road, straddles the boundary between Wakefield and Kirklees boroughs. It opened in 1988 as the Yorkshire...
Man Engine Cymru
Man Engine, named after a mechanism used to move miners to and from different mining levels, is the largest mechanical puppet, at 11.2 metres, ever construct...
Torquay Harbour and Marina
Torquay Harbour has close links with the leisure and tourism industry acting as a base for many boat trips and watersports. In addition to this, it remains a...
Torre Station
Torre railway station is a suburban station on the Riviera Line in Torquay. The station is managed by Great Western Railway but is not staffed. The station o...
B3199 Road
The B3199 runs 1.3 miles from St Marychurch roundabout to Riviera Way, Shiphay. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B3199
B240 Road
The B240 runs 0.4 miles from Borough High St to New Kent Rd. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B240
A3202 Road
The A3202 runs 0.7 miles from Lambeth North Station to Borough High St. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A3202
Borough Underground Station
Borough is an Underground station in the Borough area of Southwark. It is on the Bank branch of the Northern line between Elephant & Castle and London Bridg...
Church of St George the Martyr, Southwark
Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_George_the_Martyr,_Southwark Grade II* listed. https://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/101378366-church-of-st-...
B300 Road
The B300 runs 1.2 miles from Westminster Bridge Rd to Borough High St. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B300
A1158 Road
The A1158 is 1.3 miles long and runs from Westcliffe on Sea to Prittlewell in Southend on Sea. It consists of two parallel roads. https://www.sabre-roads.or...
St Andrew's church, Epworth
Grade I listed The church is built on higher ground north of the town, and is famous for its connection with John Wesley who grew up in the town. It da...
A1245 Road
The A1245 follows the old route of the A130 as it passes between Wickford and Rayleigh. It runs 3.6 miles from Benfleet to Battlebridge. https://www.sabre-r...
A1153 Road
The A1153 runs 1.7 miles from Barking to Becontree. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A1153
The Bulwarks, Carmarthen
Earthworks, dating from the Civil War [1644-5], and considered to be one of the best examples of earthen defences constructed according to 17C military think...
Sitting with Jane
A public art trail to celebrate Jane Austen’s connections with Basingstoke and her birthplace, Steventon, part of the 200th anniversary of her death. In t...
Saxmundham
Saxmundham (/ˈsæksməndəm/ SAKS-mən-dəm) is a small market town in Suffolk. It is set in the valley of the River Fromus, a tributary ...
Nos 236 & 238 Malone Road, Belfast
Two vacant houses close to the Malone roundabout. There is (16 December 2015) the following planning permission: “Z/2014/0697/F Demolition of 2 No. semi-deta...
Event Horizon by Jason Hackenwerth
An installation for the Edinburgh Science Festival 2018. The largest balloon sculpture in the world, with over 25000 latex balloons; it rotates slowly, and t...
Former Willowfield police station, Belfast
One of the twelve police stations the closure of which was announced at the end of 2016. There is the following application (26 January 2018) for planning ...
Nos 440-446 Ravenhill Road, Belfast
A site with the following planning permission (26 June 2017) “LA04/2016/0879/F Demolition of existing semi-detached dwellings and the construction of 5 no. d...
Nos 423-427 Ormeau Road, Belfast
Looking a bit like a disreputable social/drinking club but really a closed branch of the First Trust Bank. Now (April 2018) offered for sale, the agents’ de...
South Mimms Services
South Mimms services is a motorway service area accessible from junction 23 of the M25 motorway near South Mimms. Constructed in 1986 as the first service ar...
Cardhu Distillery
Also spelled Cardow, the distillery was founded in 1811 by Helen Cruickshank (1777-1874), whose husband John Cumming (1774-1846) was a notorious whisky smugg...
The Korean War
The Korean War was a civil war between the Communist North Korea and Democratic South Korea, two states established either side of the 38 parallel. In 1950 N...
Cookley, Suffolk
Cookley is a small village in the Suffolk. Nearby settlements include the town of Halesworth and the village of Walpole. The village includes the church, co...
St Nicholas' church, Haxey
Grade I listed The church dates from the twelfth century onwards, having a Norman four bay north arcade with round piers, scalloped capitals and square ...
Hamilton deserted medieval village
Hamilton appears to have dwindled by the late 14th century unlike other nearby villages which suffered inclosure by the Abbey of Leicester. In 1377 it was re...
Bovey Castle
William Henry Smith (of the bookshop company W. H. Smith) purchased 5000 acres of land from the Earl of Devon in 1890. He later became Viscount Hambledon. Hi...
Church of All Saints, Keyham, Leics.
A small church comprising nave and chancel with west tower and south porch. The church probably dates back to the 13th century, although the Listing descr...
St Martin's church, Bole
Grade II listed The earliest part of the church dates from the thirteenth century, being the north wall of the chancel. The church was begun in the four...
Potholes in the highway
Recent rain and sub-zero temperatures have created a proliferation of holes in the road surfaces, sufficient to fill the Albert Hall.
Glan Llyn, Newport
A 600 acre site that was occupied by the Llanwern Steelworks is now being redeveloped into a major new community for South Wales. Construction commenced in 2...
Demolition of Former Police HQ at Bury
Las Iguanas
Las Iguanas is a casual dining restaurant chain with a Latin American theme. Founded in 1991, Las Iguanas operates 54 outlets in the United Kingdom as of 1 J...
Meadfoot Beach
Meadfoot beach is a mixture of rock, stone and sandy areas. At the rocky eastern end there is a cliff and a car park, which gives access to a boat launching ...
Ingarsby deserted medieval village
This is an extensive site with well preserved earthworks allowing the extent of the village to be well understood. The village disappeared as the result of i...
Warwick Quadrant redevelopment
Between 2014 and 2017, the northern section of Redhill's Warwick Quadrant, situated between Princess Way and London Road, was redeveloped with the office com...
Rushall Canal
The Rushall Canal is a straight, 2.75-mile (4.43 km) narrow canal, forming part of the Birmingham Canal Navigations, on the eastern side of Walsall. It runs...
Thornton Cleveleys War Memorial
The War Memorial at Four Lane Ends was unveiled on 11th November 1923. It has a square base surmounted by a tapered plinth, column and figure of a bare...
A64 Road
The A66 runs 66.6 miles from Leeds to Scarborough, via York. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A64
A53 Road
The A53 runs 55 miles from Buxton to Shrewsbury, via Newcatle. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A53
A18 Road
The A18 runs 58 miles from Ludborough to Doncater, https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A18
John Smith's Brewery, Tadcaster
The brewery was founded in 1758 although the name John Smith's only dates from 1852. Is buildings and ornate chimney (all grade 2 listed) dominate the town.
Ninewells Housing Development
A housing development off the Babraham Road close to Addenbrooke's Hospital. The development consists of 162 (some sources cite 270 family homes & apartments...
Hopton Castle
Hopton Castle was not a castle in the strictest sense, but a medieval tower house built on the site of an earlier Norman motte and bailey castle by Walter de...
The Grove (Elberry & Marridge Woods)
The Grove is an area between Elberry Cove in the west and Churston Cove in the east. It is thickly wooded, apart from some clear-felled areas, and the area h...
Tool Station
Toolstation Ltd is a large United Kingdom direct sale and online supplier of trade tools, accessories and hardware products. The company's head office and m...
Bestway
Bestway Group is a multinational company. It has its operations in United Kingdom and Pakistan. The group owns UK’s second largest wholesaler serving 125,0...
Sewer Outfall Construction at Anchorsholme
United Utilities is building a new stormwater pumping station and 3.75 km long sea outfall at Anchorsholme, Blackpool, in order to enhance the sewer network ...
B&M
B&M also known as B&M Bargains and the larger B&M Homestore was formed in 1978 and is now one of the leading variety retailers in the United Kingdom, employi...
Eaton Park in Norwich
Eaton Park is open every day all year round. Eighty acres of fields and market gardens were purchased at the start of the 20th century by the Norwich Corpora...
Plumbase
Plumbase is the countries leading plumbers' merchants. Website: https://www.plumbase.co.uk/
Enterprise Rent a Car
Enterprise is a nationwide car and van hire company. Website: https://www.enterprise.co.uk/en/home.html
All Saints church, Pontefract
One of two Anglican parish churches in the town (the other being St Giles). This is the older, being just below the castle, and has 12th century origins. ...
Red Fox
A Red Fox [Vulpes vulpes] in a suburban garden. The morning after a day of continuous wet snow, followed by overnight frost and then a clear sunny morning, w...
Emergency Services Monument
The monument designed by Matt Titherington and honouring the emergency services was unveiled at Gynn Square in June 2013. It is a tribute to three police off...
Eddie Stobart Logistics plc
Eddie Stobart Logistics is the largest freight and transport haulage company in the UK. It is an offshoot of the Eddie Stobart Group Ltd founded by "steady" ...
Thatcher Rock
Thatcher Rock is a small island south of Hope's Nose in Torbay. It is composed of Devonian Limestone. There is an interglacial raised beach on the island.
Hope's Nose
Hopes Nose is a unique and significant coastal area of Torquay, recognised formally as a Site of Specific Scientific Interest (SSSI) and important for the Gl...
Reydon, Suffolk
Reydon is a village in Suffolk, 1.0 mile north-west of Southwold and 2.5 miles south-east of Wangford, in Waveney District and the ceremonial county of Suffo...
The Bay Gateway
The Heysham to M6 Link Road (Bay Gateway) is a northern bypass of Lancaster City Centre. It is a re-routing of the A683 from its previous route along Caton R...
West Hyde
West Hyde is a hamlet in Central Bedfordshire Near to New Mill End
Southport Pier
The pier, although shortened in 1897 compared with its fullest extent in 1868, is still Britain's second longest, after Southend on Sea, with a length of app...
Safestore
Safestore is the UK’s largest and Europe’s second largest provider of self-storage. It was founded in 1998.
The Oxford Canal
The 78 mile Oxford Canal links Oxford with the Coventry Canal near Bedworth, via Banbury and Rugby. It connects to the River Thames at Oxford, and even com...
Southport Chapel Street station
The principal railway station in Southport, built in 1851 as a terminus; since the 1950s when Lord Street station closed, it has been the terminus for all se...
Ford Dagenham
Ford Dagenham is a major automotive factory in Dagenham, operated by the Ford of Britain, a subsidiary of Ford Motor Company. The plant opened in 1931 and ha...
Wigan Wallgate station
One of two stations in the town centre, this one was originally operated by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway and is where lines from Manchester and Bolto...
Perry Green
Perry Green is a hamlet in Hertfordshire near to Peter's Green
Bridleway 26 Guildford
Bridleway 26 Guildford leads from East Shalford Lane at Manor Farm, through Manor Farm, and then east to Halfpenny Lane at Chilworth. The bridleway was, in ...
Peter's Green
Peter's Green is a village in Hertfordshire. It has Peter's Green Village Hall, The Bright Star Public House and Perry Green Baptist Chapel.
Luton, Bedfordshire
Luton (/ˈluːtən/ (About this sound listen) LOOT-ən)is a large town in Bedfordshire, England,20 miles east of Aylesbury, 14 miles west of ...