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Okel Tor Mine
The Okeltor Silver Lead and Copper Mine Company started in 1849 and soon became one of the most important mines in the area employing around 200. Huge quanit...
Church of St Andrew, Calstock
The church was built partly in the early and partly in the late 15th-century: the western tower is of three stages and of granite. At the east end of each ai...
Jubilee Pool, Penzance
Jubilee Pool is an art deco pool, built in 1935 It measures 100 x 73 metres on its longest axes, the Jubilee Pool is Britain’s largest surviving seawater li...
Church of St Mary, Penzance
The site as a place of worship dates from at least the fourteenth century, but was a chapel to the parish at Madron. Despite enlargements in 1662 to 1672, an...
St Andrew's Church, Witham on the Hill
St Andrews is a foundation going back to Saxon times, with a church mentioned in the domesday book, but the earliest traces found now are of the late 12th ce...
Middleton Park and Woods
Middleton Park and Woods are an area of South Leeds that started as a medieval manor estate, then from the 17th century (or possibly earlier) was used for sh...
Undercliffe Cemetery, Undercliffe Lane, Bradford
http://www.undercliffecemetery.co.uk/
Middleton to Leeds cycle route
One of several signed cycle routes radiating from Leeds city centre and shown as "M-CC" on some maps (Middleton to City Centre), the route is about 8.5km lon...
Oakham Castle
The large mound in the centre of town is what remains of the 12th century fortifications, and within it is the 12th century hall still called 'Oakham Castle'...
Oakham Museum
The old Rutland County Museum survived the brief extinguishment of the parent county, and since it was reformed is still a major repository of the local cult...
Cake breaking mill
This device is standing in a corner of the County museum in Oakham. I chose to photograph it because it was astonishingly similar to [[309383]]. This is ...
The Queens Hotel, City Square, Leeds
Showing the Coats of Arms of the cities served by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway who built this hotel. http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4978371
St Mary's Abbey, Louth Village
This ruined medieval priory stands on the northern outskirts of Louth Village. It stands on the site of Celtic monastery established by St Mochta in the earl...
The Ulster Grand Prix course
Some photographs showing the Ulster Grand Prix course https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulster_Grand_Prix. The race is run over public roads in south Antrim.
The A483
The A483 is a major north-south trunk road in Wales, running for 149 miles between Chester and Junction 42 of the M4 motorway just east of Swansea. http://w...
Nos 99-107 Comber Road, Dundonald
A long-vacant site on the Comber Road, Dundonald. It had the following planning permission (2 July 2009) “Y/2008/0310/F Private sheltered housing for the ac...
Hurworth Burn Reservoir
No longer used to supply industry in Hartlepool the reservoir was sold in 2012. It was built as a water supply to the shipyard boilers and has never been par...
Stockton and Castle Eden Branch
The railway was built by the North Eastern Railway in 1880, much later than most of the Durham coalfield railways. It was something of a plaything of the Lon...
Hartlepool Railway and Dock Company Railway
Hartlepool Dock and Railway Company built a railway to Haswell in the 1830s to bring coal down to Hartlepool from inland collieries. The line "met" the Durh...
Farningham Woods
Farningham Woods Nature Reserve was opened in 1986 by Sir David Attenborough. 68 acres in size it is a Site of Special Scientific Interest,it is home to the ...
Holy Trinity church, Hull
Grade I listed Holy Trinity is England's largest parish church (by area), and was founded in 1285. It did not become a parish church until 1661. The ch...
Hawthorn/Ryhope Way
A path using the trackbed of the Durham and Sunderland Railway. It is part of the National Cycle Network (Route 1) and has mostly a whindust surface.
Durham and Sunderland Railway
The railway was opened in 1836 and was for twenty years cable hauled by fixed engines. At the time of construction it was believed that the gradients would ...
St John's church and hall, Adel
Adel is one of the oldest parishes in what is now West Yorkshire. The spelling in the Domesday Book was 'Adele' meaning a muddy place, and by the 18th centu...
Bristol Balloon Fiesta
The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is held annually England. Teams from the UK and other parts of the world bring their hot air balloons to the site an...
No 20 Windsor Avenue, Belfast
“Dunallen” a former detached house at 20 Windsor Avenue, once occupied by Thomas Andrews, designer of the “Titanic” and, in more recent times, headquarters o...
Meanwood Valley Urban Farm
This city farm in north Leeds was established in 1980. It shares the same objectives as many other conservation organisations such as introducing city dwelle...
Alwoodley to Leeds cycle route
One of several signed cycle routes around Leeds, this one (marked as "A-CC" on maps, i.e. Alwoodley to City Centre) runs for 7km through the suburbs of Moor ...
Loch Ryan
Loch Ryan (Gaelic: Loch Rìoghaine) is a sea loch orientated on a north-south axis, with its mouth looking northward into the North Atlantic and Firth of Clyd...
Pride of Paisley Lions
The following is taken from the Pride of Paisley web site http://www.prideofpaisley.co.uk/ . An absolutely roarsome, lion-inspired, public art trail will ...
Leeds General Infirmary
A major teaching hospital situated on the western edge of Leeds City Centre, the LGI (as it is locally known) boasts that it has been "saving lives for 250 y...
Hetton Colliery Railway
The trackbed of a historic railway line, built in 1822 (Engineer: George Stephenson) and the first designed for steam locomotives from the start. It predate...
British Gas Building, New York Road, Leeds
http://www.insidermedia.com/insider/yorkshire/143417-far-east-investors-swoop-leeds-regeneration-site/
Jupiter Artland
Jupiter Artland is a private collection of art works around Bonnington House, just west of Edinburgh. See https://www.jupiterartland.org/about
Rodley nature reserve
The nature reserve now occupies most of the site of the former Rodley sewage works on the north side of the river Aire near Kirkstall. Started in 1999, it no...
Catholic Church, Devizes
Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Built 1865, extended 1909. Grade II listed - https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-...
Poor Clare Convent
Established shortly after the Catholic Emancipation Act of 1829, it was the first convent in Northern Ireland since the Reformation. The Poor Clares have bee...
Devil's Porridge Museum
The Devil's Porridge Museum commemorates the large factory complex built in 1915-16 to manufacture cordite used as a propellant in bullets and shells. Cordit...
Lotherton Hall and gardens
Lotherton was a medieval village near Aberford, of which only the chapel remains. The chapel now stands adjacent to Lotherton Hall, the main buildings of whi...
Coten End Quarry, Warwick
Coten End Quarry is a Geological Site of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England's site reference is 15WY5. The 1986 citation reads: "This site provides...
The Calls, Leeds
This old warehouse has been demolished but as yet I'm unsure why.
Mark Wallinger's tube labyrinths
Mark Wallinger's labyrinths
In each of the London Underground's 270 stations, there are labyrinths by Mark Wallinger (winner of the Turner prize in 2007) http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2...
National Cycle Network Route 15
This route will connect National Route 6 in Belton, near Shepshed Leicestershire with National Route 1 in Lincolnshire near Coningsby, via Nottingham, Granth...
Central Station / Royal Mail
Could these be part of the old Central Station or Royal Mail. I think they are building the first new park to open in the city centre for a number of years
Donaghadee bus station
Some photographs showing Donaghadee bus station before and after closure.
A6MARR
A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road (A6MARR) scheme is planned to provide 10 kilometres of new 2-lane dual carriageway from the A6 near Hazel Grove (south e...
Coastguard helicopters at Humberside Airport
One of the first stations built by Bristow when they got the 10-year contract to provide SAR services for the coastguard starting in 2015. Construction start...
Cothay Manor and gardens
Cothay Manor was built in the 1480s and enlarged in the early 17th Century and restored and enlarged in 1926-7. It is considered by some to be one of the f...
James Watt Street tobacco warehouse
A large Category B Listed former tobacco warehouse building http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB33067 on the west side of James Watt Street....
Gomersal First School, Oxford Road, Gomersal
New Council School, Gomersal, opened May 4, 1912
Caynham Camp
A univallate hill fort, with one huge rampart. It is quite unlike the more complex nearby hill forts such as Croft Ambrey, Wapley and Bury Ditches by being ...
Gomersal Methodist Church. Latham Lane. Gomersal
Gomersal Methodist Church built in 1827 and partly refurbished in 1868 and 2011. The funds for the 2011 refurbishment were partly met by selling the old Sund...
St Mary, Hemsby
Like all Norfolk Churches, well documented http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-402055-church-of-st-mary-the-virgin-hemsby-norf Pevsner says it dates f...
SS Peter & Paul, Mautby
Like all Norfolk churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/mautby/mautby.htm Pevsner says that "it is a pity the C13 south aisle has not sur...
All Saints Filby
Inside All SS Pevsner tells us is a "small headed genius seated on a sarcophagus and touching an urn"! ('The Buildings of England: North-East Norfolk and Nor...
St Margaret, Fleggburgh
Like all Norfolk churches, well documented http://www.enjoythebroads.com/things-to-do/fleggburgh-burgh-st-margaret Pevsner says that although Norman detail c...
St George, Rollesby
Like all Norfolk churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/rollesby/rollesby.htm Pevsner says it has an “interesting interior” ('The Buildin...
St Mary, Martham
Like all Norfolk churches, well documented http://www.enjoythebroads.com/things-to-do/st-mary-virgin-martham Pevsner says it has a “substantial west tower wi...
St Mary, West Somerton
Like all Norfolk churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/somertonwest/somertonwest.htm Pevsner says it has a “humble thatched nave” ('The ...
Holy Trinity, Winterton
Like all Norfolk churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/winterton/winterton.htm Pevsner notes it “possesses an impressively tall tower, t...
Great Yarmouth Minster
St Nicholas has an area of 23,000 square feet, Pevsner tells us ('The Buildings of England: North-East Norfolk and Norwich', Pevsner,N, pp 143-46: Harmondsw...
Holy Trinity, East Caister
Like all Norfolk churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/caister/caister.htm Pevsner says it has a “quite remarkably big font” ('The Build...
St Peter, Hedenham
Like all Norfolk Churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/hedenham/hedenham.htm Pevsner gives this one a “good” (‘The Buildings of Englan...
All Saints, Woodton
Like all Norfolk Churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/woodton/woodton.htm Pevsner concludes “it has various details of charm” (‘The Bu...
St Margaret Topcroft
Like all Norfolk Churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/topcroft/topcroft.htm Pevsner notes “the brick chancel of 1712” (‘The Buildings o...
St Margaret, Hempnall
Like all Norfolk Churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/hempnall/hempnall.htm Pevsner notes “early C14 tower” (‘The Buildings of England...
St Mary the Virgin, Saxlingham Nethergate
Like all Norfolk churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/saxlinghamnethergate/saxlinghamnethergate.htm It has inside "some of the best sta...
All Saints, Shotesham
All SS is according to Pevsner "much renewed" (‘The Buildings of England: North west and South Norfolk’, Pevsner,N, p 313: Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1962 1st, ...
All Saints, Poringland
Like all Norfolk Churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/poringlandcofe/poringlandcofe.htm Pevsner notes “the particularly handsome hammer...
St Peter, Brooke
Like all Norfolk churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/brooke/brooke.htm Pevsner describes it as “extraordinarily fine for its size” (‘T...
St Margaret Kirstead
Like all Norfolk churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/kirstead/kirstead.htm Pevsner sees traces of earlier periods within this heavily ...
St Mary Howe
Like all Norfolk churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/howe/howe.htm An Anglo-Saxon church, Pevsner decides ('The Buildings of England: ...
SS Margaret & Remigius, Seething
Like all Norfolk churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/seething/seething.htma Pevsner decribes it as “typically Norman and nicely tha...
St Peter, Mundham
Like all Norfolk churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/mundham1/mundham1.htm Pevsner notes “the opulent Norman south doorway” ('The Bu...
Holy Trinity, Loddon
Like all Norfolk churches, well documented http://loddon.org.uk/loddonwp/holytrinity/ Pevsner notes “the showpiece of the church is its south porch” ('The ...
St Gregory, Heckingham
Like all Norfolk churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/heckingham/heckingham.htm Pevsner noted “the workmanship here is extremely crisp”...
SS Mary & Margaret, Norton Subcourse
Like all Norfolk churches, well documented http://www.heritage.norfolk.gov.uk/record-details?MNF5282-St-Margaret's-Church-or-St-Mary's-Church-Norton-Subcours...
All Saints, Thurlton
Like all Norfolk churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/thurlton/thurlton.htm Pevsner notes its Norman south doorway and late C13 chancel...
St Matthias,Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe
Like all Norfolk churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/thorpenexthaddiscoe/thorpenexthaddiscoe.htm Pevsner calls it "an extremely intere...
St Mary Haddiscoe
Like all Norfolk churches, well documented http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/haddiscoe/haddiscoe.htm Pevsner calls it "an interesting and puzzling church" ('T...
Grove United Reformed Church, Oxford Road, Gomersal
Congregational chapel, founded in 1826, seating 900 persons
Subway
This subway leads from Pollard Hall to woodland on the other side of Oxford Road, Gomersal
34092 City of Wells
The A41
The A41 is one of the UK’s longer A-roads. It runs for 204 miles between London and Birkenhead via the West Midlands. The road still remains largely primary ...
Welland Steam Rally
The Welland Steam Rally first took place in 1964 and has been an annual event at Woodside Farm at Welland ever since. In 2016, this three day event attracte...
British Linen Company Bank building
Located at 162-170 Gorbals Street, the Category A Listed building http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB33513 is the last of the traditional s...
St Peter's church, Sowerby
The village of Sowerby on a hillside above the Calder valley is less well known than the larger, but newer mill town of Sowerby Bridge in the valley bottom. ...
St Mary the Virgin, Elland
An ancient parish church towards the lower end of the present town centre, and overlooking the Calder valley. It is thought that the same masons who built Ki...
All Saints church, Elland
Built from 1896-1903 by renowned church architect George Fellowes Prynne, who worked mainly in south-west England and London, this Anglican church is said to...
Detail
I am not responsible for the nonsensical use of the term "detail" to describe an image which is of value to the site but does not quite match the requirement...
All Souls church, Halifax
Apart from the ancient parish church (now Minster), All Souls, Haley Hill is probably the most significant ecclesiastical building in Halifax. Built in 1856-...
Fort Paull
A ten-acre Napoleonic era 'Palmerston' fort built 1861-4 overlooking the River Humber, with subsequent military adaptations in WW1 & WW2. The fort was abando...
Memorial Gate, St Mary's Church, Whitkirk, Leeds
http://www.warmemorials.org/search-grants/?gID=831
A visit to Drax Power Station
I was lucky enough to be invited by a friend to join a party of similarly interested people to visit and photograph Drax Power Station. I have to pay trib...
Dazzle Ship - MV Fingal
Every Woman is the fourth ‘Dazzle’ ship design developed by contemporary artists to commemorate the First World War and the centenary of the Battle of Jutlan...