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Sedgwick Museum
The Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, is the geology museum of the University of Cambridge. It is part of the Department of Earth Sciences and is located on...
The Pencil at Largs
Formally known as Largs Battle Monument, the Category B Listed tower http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB37177 is better known as The Pencil...
No 385 Holywood Road, Belfast
A site, currently (February 2017) occupied buildings, almost opposite Inverary Avenue. There is the following application (28 December 2016) for planning pe...
NATO Anchors, Floats, Sinkers Trail
A display of 20 pieces of mooring gear, loaned to the community of Fairlie and Largs by Fairlie NATO Base, can be seen at the coastal path between Largs Yach...
Tredegar House under wraps, 2017
Scaffolding was erected round Tredegar House during the winter 2016/7. This was to enable repairs to be made to the roof and other areas of the house. Acce...
Go with the Flow, Part 3 unfinished business
This is my third visit to the Flow Country; the previous two are recorded in http://www.geograph.org.uk/snippet/13124 and http://www.geograph.org.uk/snippet/...
The Orrery, Market Place, Grantham
As part of the refurbishment of Grantham Market Place, South Kesteven Council commissioned a sculpture. The chosen scheme was related to the celestial wor...
Wyndham Park, Grantham
The park as it appears today is the result of a donation of £1000 in 1920 by the Dowager Lady Leconfield in memory of her son Lt. Hon. William Reginald Wyndh...
The Landmark & De La Warr Heights
The Landmark consists of 66 flats with retail units at ground floor. De La Warr Heights consists of 24 flats with retail units at ground floor. The two ...
CWGC gravestone
These gravestones are all of a uniform size- an admiral's is the same as a seaman's. While most are Portland Stone, other materials such as granite are somet...
Murals on The Meadows
A set of five murals created in 2014 that depict local landmarks and events, some of which date back to the ‘International Exhibition of Industry, Science an...
Chelsea Harbour
Chelsea Harbour is a modern mixed development in Hammersmith and Fulham. It is situated in the Sands End area, along Chelsea Creek, the historic northeastern...
Kelso Branch Railway
The Kelso Branch was a 23.5 miles (37.8 km) twin track branch railway in Northumberland, England and Roxburghshire, Scotland that ran from Tweedmouth on the ...
Church of All Saints, St Ives
The earliest recorded mention of the Parish Church of St Ives is in the Domesday Book, AD 1086. An old manuscript has the following note: “970 AD in the twel...
St Ives Thicket
The Thicket is a small area of ancient woodland along the north bank of the River Great Ouse between St Ives and Houghton. It is a 500 metre long narrow ste...
Royal Commonwealth Pool, Edinburgh
A modernist swimming pool and leisure facilities designed by Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall and Partners, 1967-1970, refurbished in 2009-2012, and A-listed...
University of Edinburgh Main Library and Theatre
Two A-listed buildings, of a block of five in George Square [The Arts Faculty group, described as ‘one of the key monuments of Scottish Modernism and represe...
Williams Deacon's Bank Ltd
Williams Deacon's Bank Ltd was founded in Manchester in 1836 as the Manchester & Salford Bank. In 1881 it became Williams Deacon & Manchester & Salford Bank ...
The North-South Interconnector
The North-South Interconnector between Louth in the Republic of Ireland and Tandragee in Northern Ireland has two 275kV circuits, each of 600MW capacity. It ...
The New Club, Princes Street
The New Club was founded on 1 February 1787, originally as a gentlemen's club. It was completely rebuilt in the 1960s and the result is an A-listed building ...
Bob a job overload
These shields show the armourial bearings of Sussex's noble families. They were done in the 1930s by a local scout troop and create a unique feature at the e...
St Katherine's church, Lincoln
Grade II listed The church is built on the former site of the 12th century Gilbertine Priory of Saint Katherine, which was originally located outside the ...
Church of St Lawrence, Sedgebrook
The church at Sedgebrook, built of golden ironstone with Ancaster stone dressings, stands out in the words of Henry Thorold (“Lincolnshire Churches Revisited...
The Robin Chapel and Thistle Foundation
The Thistle Foundation is a charity founded by Sir Francis and Lady Isabella Tudsbery in 1944 to provide housing and support for disabled servicemen from WWI...
Craigsbank Parish Church
A square flat-roofed A-listed church, designed by Sir William Kininmonth in 1964-66, to functionally replace the original and adjacent 1937 church, which is ...
11 Bankhead Broadway, Sighthill Industrial Estate
An A-listed large warehouse block designed in 1949-50 by Stewart Sim, Ministry of Works architect. It used pioneering methods of pre-stressed concrete frame ...
A3125
The A3125 road
A343 Road
The A343 runs 27 miles from Lopcombe Corner to Newbury, via Andover. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A343
A3093 Road
The A3093 is part of the Andover bypass. It runs 2 miles from The A303 [[5277323]] to Andover. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A3093
Bootham Bar
Although much of Bootham Bar was built in the 14th and 19th centuries, it also has some of the oldest surviving stonework, dating to the 11th century. It sta...
A39
The A39 road.
York St Johns University
York St John University (originally established as York Diocesan College) is a public university located on a large urban campus in York. It achieved univers...
B1363 Road
The B1363 runs 20 miles from Oswaldkirk to York [[5277201]]. It is a scenic road, crossing The Howardian Hills. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php...
Church of St Thomas with St Maurice
A Victorian parish church, located in The Groves area of town. Designed by George Jones and built in 1853-4. Grade II listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildi...
Hurlingham Park
Hurlingham Park is a park and multi-use sports ground in Fulham. It is currently used mostly for rugby matches, football matches and athletics events and is ...
Yealmpton Branchline (dismantled)
A history of this branchline, which closed in 1960, can be read at http://www.cornwallrailwaysociety.org.uk/turnchapel-branch.html
Erme-Plym Trail
A 17 mile long, Y-shaped route in the south west corner of Devon mostly in pleasant rural landscapes with views to the edge of Dartmoor. From Ivybridge, at t...
Brixton
Brixton is a small village on the A379, about 6 miles east of Plymouth. The village has a church, school, pub and post office. Website: http://www.brixton-v...
Catholic Church of St Peter, Marlow
The church was built in 1846, it was the first catholic church to be built in Buckinghamshire since the reformation. Grade II listed. http://www.britishlist...
King Street Art
Created by artist Ben Coode-Adams The plaque on the wall http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1280362 provides the necessary information. The artwork consi...
Edward Burnell Monument, Sibthorpe
Alabaster monument with effigy of Edward Burnell, died 1589. He is seen lying with his head on a book. Below are putti holding a shield. The base is cracked ...
Pathfinder Long Distance Walk
A 46 mile long walk devised to perpetuate the name of the Royal Air Force Pathfinder Force, the route links the historic RAF Pathfinder stations at Wyton, Gr...
Cartmel
Cartmel is a village in Cumbria, approximately 2 miles to the north-west of Grange-over-Sands and close to the River Eea in a quiet valley in one of England’...
Cambridge Retail Park
A Large retail park fronting the A1134 Newmarket Road. Existing tenants include Currys, PC World, Boots, Argos, Sports Direct, Arcadia, Halfords, Furniture V...
The Leper Chapel (St Mary Magdalene)
The Leper Chapel in Cambridge, also known as the Leper Chapel of St. Mary Magdalene, is a chapel on the east side of Cambridge, off Newmarket Road close to t...
Chartham Park
Chartham Park is a health and golf club. Opened in 1992, Chartham Park's 18 hole Championship Course was sympathetically constructed to make the most of the...
The ruins of Mattockhill
The site is marked, as Chappeltouns, on the Blaeu Map of the Lennox (published in 1654, but based on earlier surveys), and as Marrockhill on Ainslie's 1821 "...
Monk Bar
Monk Bar is the largest and most ornate of the bars, it dates from the early 14th century. It was a self-contained fortress, with each floor capable of being...
Church of All Saints, Fulham
All Saints Church, Fulham, is the ancient parish church of Fulham, pre-dating the Reformation. It is sited close to the river Thames, beside the northern app...
B306 Road
The B306 runs 1.4 miles from Red Rover to Putney Bridge, crossing Barnes Common. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B306
St Peter's church, Sibthorpe
Grade I listed The Domesday book mentions a church in Sibthorpe in 1086, but the present church dates from the 13th century. In the 14th century an Eccl...
Church of St James, Little Dalby
With aisles and transepts on both sides, the church is an impressive building for the size of the village it serves. It lies at the top of the hill above the...
Up Helly Aa
Although many communities in Shetland have their own Up Helly Aa festivals, by far the largest is held in Lerwick on the last Tuesday in January. It is a poi...
Portmore Roundabout
Portmore roundabout on the A361. Built in the 1980s. Redeveloped in 2017.
Snowdrop Sundays
Every February the church at Warnford opens its grounds to visitors, who come to see the snowdrops that the locality is justly famous for http://www.wilfrid-...
Tonbridge War Memorial Garden
Tonbridge War Memorial Garden was opened in 1952. Memorial garden with a flagstone path leading to a brick wall. The wall is comprised of five sections: two...
New Harbour Paisley
New Harbour is on White Cart Water on the north side of Paisley, around 750 metres downstream from Paisley Harbour. Both harbours have been derelict and d...
Nos 5-7 Connsbrook Avenue, Belfast
A former care home on the south eastern side of Connsbrook Avenue. It had been described by the agents as “Former care home comprising c. 8,967 sq ft (834sq...
B2021 Road
The B2021 cuts the corner between the B2260 (former A21) and the A227 (former A26)[[3273639]] in Tonbridge.
Nos 58-60 Holywood Road, Belfast
A site, at the corner of Parkgate Avenue, which has the following planning permission (5 October 2016) “LA04/2016/0631/F Demolition of retail units and erect...
The Range
The Range is a home, leisure and garden retailer, with over 130 stores around the country. Website: https://www.therange.co.uk/
Church of St Jude, Plymouth
The Church of St Jude is a Victorian church, built in the 1870s. Grade II listed. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-473190-church-of-st-jude- A f...
Court Garden
Court Garden is a Grade II* listed 18th century Mansion http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-46250-court-garden-marlow-buckinghamshire#.WJTI-3-xewJ It...
Grosvenor Casinos
Established in 1970, Grosvenor Casinos (formerly County Clubs and Grosvenor Clubs) is a UK-based chain of 55 casinos located in major towns and cities across...
Genting Casinos
Genting casinos are owned and operated by the Genting Group a Malaysian conglomerate. It is the largest casino group in the Uk with about 50 casinos.
Godmanchester Eastside Common
Godmanchester Eastside Common is a 29.7 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest east of Godmanchester. The site is registered common land. Th...
The Edinburgh Colonies
A programme of experimental housing for artisans, mechanics and other workers that began in 1850 and continued until 1901. There are 10 such ‘colonies’ in Ed...
B3417 Road
The B3417 runs 4 miles from Plympton to Lee Moor. The B3417 was designated around 1990, mainly to aid HGV drivers accessing the China Clay works at Lee Moor....
Allied Carpets
Allied Carpets is a small retail chain specialising in floor coverings. it was founded in Birmingham in the late 1950s. There are about 8 - 10 stores in the ...
Scotrail Class 385 test train
The Scotrail variant of the Class 385 has accordian-like connecting doors at the end of each set (similar to the Scotrail Class 380). As a result, they won't...
Nos 141/145 Newtownards Road, Belfast
Three vacant former terrace houses at the corner of Susan Street. Offered for sale – the agents’ description (January 2017) includes “The property currently...
A335 Road
The A335 runs 9 miles from Southampton to Chandlers Ford, via Eastleigh. http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A335
Fellsman Hike
The Fellsman is a 61-mile route across the moors of the Yorkshire limestone country from Ingleton to Threshfield in Wharfedale. Competitors (walking or runni...
The Shambles
The Shambles (official name Shambles) is an old street in York, with overhanging timber-framed buildings, some dating back as far as the fourteenth century. ...
Lanterns of the Terracotta Warriors
One of the highlights of the 2017 Chinese New Year celebrations in Manchester was the army of seven foot high warriors which took up guard in Exchange Square...
Church of St Michael le Belfrey
St Michael le Belfrey is an Anglican church in York. It is situated directly next to York Minster in the centre of the city. Grade I listed. http://www.brit...
South African War Memorial, York
This memorial is located in Dunscombe place. it is grade II* listed http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-463349-south-african-war-memorial-#.WI-lwX-xew...
Helen's Bay telephone exchange
The 2013 Helen’s Bay and Crawfordsburn Integrated Village Plan contains the following reference “PROMOTE APPROPRIATE DEVELOPMENT OF TELEPHONE EXCHANGE SITE (...
The Ring of Brodgar
The Ring of Brodgar is one of the chief sites of Neolithic Orkney. Like the nearby Stones of Stenness it is categorised as a "Henge" monument - that is to sa...
The Starcross Ferry
A seasonal passenger ferry that links Starcross on the west back of the tidal Exe estuary with the town of Exmouth on the east bank. It mostly operates as a ...
Derelict buildings, Shore Road/Gray's Lane, Belfast
Some photographs showing the derelict buildings at the southern corner of the Shore Road and Gray’s Lane. They appear as a matter of neutral record only. I...
Social housing - proposed site, 792 Shore Road, Belfast
A site at the northern corner of the Shore Road and Gray’s Lane. There is the following application (3 June 2015) for planning permission “LA04/2015/0463/F ...
Design Museum, London
In 2016 the Design Museum moved to the site in Kensington formerly occupied by the Commonwealth Institute, incorporating its notable parabolic roof into a ne...
Dinting Station
Dinting Station opened on 24th December 1842 as part of the Sheffield, Ashton-Under-Lyne and Manchester Railway. It was originally called Glossop station and...
Nos 33-35 Bradbury Place, Belfast
A building on north western side of Bradbury Place.
Rhymney Fire Station
Rhymney Fire Station
Rhymney Fire Station is a station that is manned by Retained Firefighters. Firefighters do live within the Community. The Station is located in the Town of R...
The Guildhall, High Wycombe
The High Wycombe Guildhall is a Guildhall located on the high street. It was built in the 18th century and is currently available for hire seven days per wee...
The Little Market House
The Little Market House also known as The Pepper Pot. Dating from 1604, remodelled by Robert Adam in 1761. The dome turret light was added in the late 19th ...
Erewash Canal
The Erewash Canal was opened in 1779 to provide an outlet for collieries on the Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire border. It descends 109 feet from its northern end...
St John's Hospital, High Wycombe
The Hospital of St John the Baptist was a hospital in High Wycombe between 1180 and 1548. It was situated on the main road that ran from Oxford to London eas...
Ballantine's Distillery, Dumbarton
The distillery was built for Hiram Walker & Sons (Scotland), on the site of the shipyard of Archibald McMillan & Son. That shipyard became derelict after bei...
The Stones of Stenness
The Stones of Stenness are one of the oldest of all the numerous Neolithic (New Stone Age) sites to be found scattered among the Isles of Orkney. They are am...
Nos 40/42 Castle Street, Comber
Former bar (Rosie Scott’s and previously the Castle Inn) at 40/42 Castle Street currently (January 2017) offered for sale as a development opportunity. Th...
Malmesbury Abbey
Malmesbury Abbey was founded in the 7th century, burnt in the early 9th century, rebuilt and burnt again in 1042. The surviving church largely dates from c11...
Dormans Station
Dormans station serves Dormansland and Dormans Park in Surrey. Train services from the station are provided by Southern, and the station is on the East Grins...