Basic statistics for shared descriptions

Overview

So far we have 11,409 Shared Descriptions, for 6,052 different squares; contributed by 175 users, over the course of 1,690 days.

These are used on 181,081 images; attached by 175 different users, over the course of 1,690 days.

A sample of recent shared descriptions RSS

The Weavers' Cottage, Rawtenstall :: SD8122
This building at Fall Barn Fold, has been known as “The Weavers’ Cottage” for many years but was never actually a “cottage”. It was built ca1780 as a ‘loom shop’... (more)
By David Dixon. Used on 7 images
Magiscroft Fishery :: NS7472
The fishery is on the site of a quarry which was worked for high quality sand used for moulds in the iron works in the area. The quarry ceased operations in 1963,... (more)
By Anne Burgess. Used on 7 images
The Jephson Gardens :: SP3265
The gardens began as farmland which belonged to Edward Willes, a member of the Willes family who played an important part in the shaping of early Leamington. First... (more)
By David Dixon. Used on 7 images
Church of St Andrew, Caunton :: SK7460
The church is substantially of 12th to 14th century origin, with the clerestory and upper part of the tower dating from the 15th century. The oldest surviving... (more)
By Alan Murray-Rust. Used on 9 images
RAF Old Buckenham (USAAF Station 144)
RAF Old Buckenham was opened in 1943 as an operational bomber station for use by the USAAF and during the war it was home to the 453rd Bomb Group. The airfield has... (more)
By Evelyn Simak. Used on 38 images
Pillar Craig :: NS5479
This north-facing crag, which is named on large-scale OS mapping, consists of a line of tall regular basalt columns. It is probably the best example of such a... (more)
By Lairich Rig. Used on 3 images
Bridgeness Tower :: NT0181
Sited close to the Antonine Wall this tower is a Category B listed very rare, if altered, survival of a windmill. A corn mill was on the site from the 17th... (more)
By Jo Turner. Used on 2 images
Queen's Walk story poles :: SK5638
This is a series of 12 sculptures created from the lime trees felled as part of the development of the tramway along Queen's Walk. They are themed around the... (more)
By Alan Murray-Rust. Used on 5 images
Bridge from Christ Church Meadow :: SP5105
A bridge has been installed in 2014 linking Christ Church Meadow to the Christ Church sports field off Iffley Road. The bridge replaces a punt on a chain across... (more)
By David Hawgood. Used on 2 images
The Mid-Hants Railway (Watercress Line) :: SU5832
The Watercress Line is the marketing name of the Mid-Hants Railway, a heritage railway in Hampshire which runs for 10 miles from New Alresford to Alton where it... (more)
By David Dixon. Used on 74 images

Some active shared descriptions

The Weavers' Cottage, Rawtenstall :: SD8122
This building at Fall Barn Fold, has been known as “The Weavers’ Cottage” for many years but was never actually a “cottage”. It was built ca1780 as a ‘loom shop’... (more)
By David Dixon. Used on 7 images
Magiscroft Fishery :: NS7472
The fishery is on the site of a quarry which was worked for high quality sand used for moulds in the iron works in the area. The quarry ceased operations in 1963,... (more)
By Anne Burgess. Used on 7 images
The Jephson Gardens :: SP3265
The gardens began as farmland which belonged to Edward Willes, a member of the Willes family who played an important part in the shaping of early Leamington. First... (more)
By David Dixon. Used on 7 images
Church of St Andrew, Caunton :: SK7460
The church is substantially of 12th to 14th century origin, with the clerestory and upper part of the tower dating from the 15th century. The oldest surviving... (more)
By Alan Murray-Rust. Used on 9 images
St Mary's Church and War Memorial, Gosport :: SZ6199
By David Dixon. Used on 5 images
RAF Old Buckenham (USAAF Station 144)
RAF Old Buckenham was opened in 1943 as an operational bomber station for use by the USAAF and during the war it was home to the 453rd Bomb Group. The airfield has... (more)
By Evelyn Simak. Used on 38 images
Pillar Craig :: NS5479
This north-facing crag, which is named on large-scale OS mapping, consists of a line of tall regular basalt columns. It is probably the best example of such a... (more)
By Lairich Rig. Used on 3 images
Queen's Walk story poles :: SK5638
This is a series of 12 sculptures created from the lime trees felled as part of the development of the tramway along Queen's Walk. They are themed around the... (more)
By Alan Murray-Rust. Used on 5 images
The Mid-Hants Railway (Watercress Line) :: SU5832
The Watercress Line is the marketing name of the Mid-Hants Railway, a heritage railway in Hampshire which runs for 10 miles from New Alresford to Alton where it... (more)
By David Dixon. Used on 74 images
In Search Of 'The Wicker Man' Filming Locations
A collection of images from 2012 and 2014 of locations used for the filming of the British cult classic 'The Wicker Man'. 'The Wicker Man'... (more)
By James T M Towill. Used on 26 images
Packwood House :: SP1772
The main block of Packwood House dates from the 16th century although it has been substantially altered and added to since then. It was owned by the Fetherston... (more)
By Stephen McKay. Used on 14 images
RAF Foulsham
Work commenced in 1941 on this RAF airfield; it had three concrete runways, 37 hardstandings and nine large hangars. During the early 1950s it was used by USAF... (more)
By Evelyn Simak. Used on 63 images
Ruthin Drill Hall/Youth Centre :: SJ1158
Ruthin Drill Hall was opened in the 1890s, it was derelict in the mid 20th century, and was then refurbished and was officially re-opened as the youth centre in... (more)
By John S Turner. Used on 7 images
Milestones Living History Museum, Basingstoke :: SU6252
Milestones Museum in Basingstoke is made up of a network of streets that have been recreated to reflect those found in Victorian, Edwardian and 1930s Hampshire. A... (more)
By David Dixon. Used on 20 images
Mottisfont Abbey, Hampshire
Compiled by Brian Robert Marshall The abbey (a misnomer, it was actually a priory) dates from the very early 13th century and has had mixed fortunes since.... (more)
By Brian Robert Marshall. Used on 23 images
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