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Cotswold Water Park
The Cotswold Water Park covers around 40 square miles on the borders of Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. The park is made up of artificial lakes which have be...
National Cycle Network route 45
National Cycle Network route 45 stretches for 276 miles from Chester to Salisbury, passing through Worcester and Swindon. More information is available on...
Deserted medieval village of Alnamsheles
The remains of a medieval settlement situated on either side of Rowhope Burn. In total, the settlement comprises at least 23 buildings grouped together in a ...
Easton
Easton is a village on the Isle of Portland. The village is situated in the centre of the island. The village has a small square with many shops and shoppin...
Opium Poppy fields near Holburn, 2020
Numerous fields have been given over to the cultivation of Opium Poppies (Papaver somniferum) near Holburn in north-east Northumberland in 2020. Previousl...
Lawnswood cemetery, Leeds
The cemetery opened in 1875 covering an area of 6.25 hectares west of Otley Road, operated by the Headingley-cum-Burley Burial Board. The buildings were desi...
Cosham Station
Cosham station serves Cosham, Hampshire. It is 90 miles from London Waterloo. Opened in 1848 by the London and South Western Railway (LSWR), it is located o...
Castle Bytham community shop
Opened on the 1st of June 2020 (amid the confusion of the covid-19 pandemic) this project began in 2015 headed by a group of local residents, and is organise...
Seven Arches aqueduct, Scotland Wood
Seven Arches is the local name for this former aqueduct over Adel Beck, in Scotland Wood about 800m north of the Leeds ring road. It was designed by George L...
B100 Road
The B100 runs 0.6 miles from Barbican to Broadgate. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B100
Barbican Underground Station
Barbican is a London Underground station situated near the Barbican Estate, on the edge of the ward of Farringdon Within, in the City of London. It has been ...
Hatherley House and Arched Door
Blakehill Nature Reserve, Leigh, Cricklade
The nature reserve is managed by Wiltshire Wildlife Trust https://www.wiltshirewildlife.org/blakehill-farm-including-stoke-common-meadows Blakehill Airfield ...
Smithfield Market
Smithfield Market is a meat & poultry market. It ia Grade II* listed. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1285241 covered market build...
B501 Road
The B501 runs 0.7 miles from Finsbury to Smithfield Market. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B501
Sudbury Hill Harrow Station
Sudbury Hill Harrow station is a National Rail station in the London Borough of Harrow. The station is served by Chiltern Railways trains from Marylebone to...
The Donkey Cave, Lustleigh
NET track relaying, Old Market Square, June/July 2020
During June and July 2020 renewal of track in the Old Market Square and on Market Street required the tram service to be split into two section. Trams on the...
Stink Pipes
Stink pipes or Stench pipes are found above sewers and are there to vent off gases from the sewers below. Most stink pipes date from the Victorian period.
Slotted Gatepost, near Barnecourt, Dartmoor
Coldside Hill Radio Station HF/DF tower base
A High Frequency Direction Finding (HF/DF, or 'Huff-Duff') tower which would appear to be part of the Coldside Hill site, although about a kilometre north-ea...
The SS Great Britain returns to Bristol Docks
The SS Great Britain arrived at Avonmouth on 22 June 1970 after a journey from the Falklands aboard a pontoon of almost 3 months. Temporary repairs were requ...
CityWest, Leeds
According to its website, CityWest comprises 93,000 sq ft of office space in several buildings 1.5 miles from Leeds City Centre and 800m from Junction 1 of t...
King Street (Roman Road)
King Street is the name of a modern road on the line of a Roman road (Margary Road number 26). The road left Ermine Street near Peterborough (Durobrivae) and...
Crossing the Pennines Heritage Trail
Features to be seen on the Crossing the Pennines Heritage Trail initiated by The Milestone Society
Tong Castle
Originally a 12th - 14th century (probably) site, the original castle was demolished in the 1760s, and replaced by a sandstone house in a Gothic style, set i...
Thurgarton Sheepwash
An unusual survivor, with extensive construction, thought to be the second-oldest surviving in Britain, dating from the late 17th century. Sheep washing w...
B2082 Road
The B2082 runs 9 miles from Tenterden to Playden [[6525061]].
Tramway at Glasgow Garden Festival, 1988
The tramway at the festival was a co-operation between the festival and the National Tramway Museum at Crich. As well as supplying most of the trams to op...
Metrolink Trafford Park Line
Metrolink’s extension to the Trafford Centre opened for business on Sunday 22nd March 2020. Unfortunately, this date coincided with the travel restrictions i...
Wortley Recreation Ground
A public park of about 11 hectares in extent in south-west Leeds. Since it appeared on the 1908 OS map, the layout of the northern part not changed much exc...
Attlebridge, Norfolk
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attlebridge
Alderford, Norfolk
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alderford
City of Edinburgh Bypass (A720)
The Edinburgh City Bypass, designated as A720, is one of the most important trunk roads in Scotland. It runs for 13 miles between Gogar and Whitecraig, circl...
The A8 Edinburgh to Glasgow Road
The A8 is a major road which runs for 43 miles connecting the West End of Edinburgh, in the New Town, with Greenock via Glasgow. The A8 was the main road of ...
Ball Grove Country Park
Ball Grove Country Park is a linear park along the Colne Water (also known as the River Laneshaw) on the eastern edge of Colne in Lancashire. It includes a ...
A new way through "Ming"
Which is what my sister insists young people call Godalming. From Westbrook Cottages we walked down Westbrook Lane, past Meath Home, through Vicarage Walk, r...
Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone
Holy Trinity Church, in Marylebone, is a Grade I listed https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1267658 former Anglican church, built in 1...
Church of St Marylebone
St Marylebone Parish Church is an Anglican church on the Marylebone Road. It was built to the designs of Thomas Hardwick in 1813–17. The present site is the ...
Demolition of Bury Fire Station
Bury's former fire station at The Rock was opened in 1967 but has remained unoccupied since 2012 when the service moved into a new state-of-the-art facility ...
Thomas Clarkson - Wisbech
This article appeared in The Fenland Citizen on 24 June 2020, it was written by Kat Wakefield and Iliffe Media own the copyright LASTING LEGACY OF A WISBE...
Gregg's Wood
https://khwp.org.uk/your-greenspaces/sherwood-lake-woodland/
RAF Windrush
RAF Windrush opened in Spring 1940 and closed in Autumn 1945. Its role was to train pilots for the Royal Air Force. The role was unspectacular but contribute...
Swannington, Norfolk
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swannington,_Norfolk
Chickerell
Chickerell is a small town / large village, located 2 miles west of Weymouth on the B3157. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chickerell
Swannington Upgate Common
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swannington_Upgate_Common
Conington juxta Petriburg
This article is about the village of Conington in the historic county (and modern district) of Huntingdonshire, which lies between the A1 Great North Road an...
Anstruther Model Solar System
The model consists of a set of eleven metal plates, representing the Sun, planets, dwarf planets and moons. The plates are mounted on the walls of buildings ...
Exeter Higher Cemetery
Exeter Higher Cemetery was opened in 1866, and over the years the site has been expanded at least 3 times. Over 70,000 people are buried there and it current...
Balfour Place
Once part of the main route from Glenrothes to Levenmouth, Balfour Place was realigned when the A911 road was built in the early 1970s and bypassed Milton of...
Oakwell Hall and Country Park
Parts of Oakwell Hall date from the 15th century but the present building is largely due to John Batt in 1583, with some further modifications in the 17th ce...
Huntington Castle
Huntington Castle is a Norman site with masonry dating from 13th century. Since 1535, when Henry VIII settled the border of England and Wales, the site of t...
A5205 Road
The A5205 Road runs 1.7 miles from Maida Vale to Camden Town. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A5205
B509 Road
The B509 runs 1.7 miles from Kilburn High Road Station to Chalk Farm Station. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B509
The A721
The A721 is a cross-country A-road in southern Scotland. It used to start in Glasgow but now begins at Junction 3A of the M74 and runs for 34 miles until rea...
Cliff House and Western Flatts Park, Leeds
Cliff House in Wortley, also known as Western Flatts House, is a grade II listed villa built in 1846 for Joseph Cliff, proprietor of a fireclay works in Wort...
B2036 Road
The B2036 runs 18 miles from Horley to Burgess Hill, https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B2036
Stone Tower in Tower Wood
National Cycle Route 22
National Cycle Route 22 (NCR22) runs 92 miles from Banstead to Brockenhurst in the New Forest via Dorking, Guildford, Farnham, Petersfield, Havant, Portsmout...
The A701
At one time, the A701 was the major road between Edinburgh and Dumfries. The southern section between Dumfries and Beattock is still a trunk road, forming th...
Radipole Lake
Radipole Lake is on the River Wey, in Weymouth. The lake is a nature reserve run by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, as it is an important hab...
CITU, Leeds
Citu was launched in 2017 as a plan for "the UK's first low-carbon urban neighbourhood" also known as a "climate innovation district". The architects are Whi...
Church of St Jude, Southsea
Dating from 1851 and built by TE Owen. Grade II listed. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1245534
West Hampstead Station
West Hampstead station is a London Overground station on the North London Line between Brondesbury and Finchley Road & Frognal in the London Borough of Camde...
B510 Road
The B510 runs 1.5 miles from Finchley Road to Kilburn. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B510
Leven Festival Gardens
Originally laid out in 1950 Leven Festival Gardens lie within the Links Road, Leven Conservation Area which came into being on 8th May 1978. The gardens are ...
West Hampstead Thameslink Station
West Hampstead Thameslink is a National Rail station on the Midland Main Line and is served by Thameslink trains as part of the Thameslink route between Kent...
B520 Road
The B520 is a short (0.5 miles) link road in Kilburn. It connects Kilburn High Road with West End Lane [[6510660]]. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/inde...
LUPTS railtour of Liverpool Docks, 8th May 1965
The Mersey Docks & Harbour Board (MDHB) operated possibly the most extensive industrial railway system in the UK, stretching along the River Mersey docks fro...
A407 Road
The A407 runs 3.4 miles through north London, from Harlesden to Child's Hill. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A407
Hell Hull and Halifax
John Taylor penned a litany with this title in 1639. It was basically a warning of three places to try and avoid - or with God's Good Grace seek deliverance...
Adwalton Moor
The English Civil War battle of Adwalton Moor at Drighlington on 30th June 1643 ended with victory for Royalist forces against the Parliamentarians. Those pa...
Church of St Martin, Winterbourne St Martin
The church dates from the 12th century. A full history and description can be read at https://www.british-history.ac.uk/rchme/dorset/vol2/pp391-394 Grade ...
Winterborne St Martin
Winterborne St Martin, commonly known as Martinstown, is a village in southwest Dorset, situated 4 miles south-west of Dorchester. In the centre of the vill...
Myreside Pond
This out-of-the-way pond was known by generations of local children as 'Scabanory', a name by which it is still known by most local people today. In fact if ...
Hardy Way
The Hardy Way is a 217 mile long loop around Dorset and Wilshire from Bockhampton to Stinsford. It explores the Wessex of author Thomas Hardy, visiting many...
Grassington Bridge
Grassington Bridge (a Grade II listed building) on the River Wharfe originates in the 17th century. In the early part of the 17th century it was in a ruinou...
Linton Falls Hydro
Linton Falls Hydro is a hydroelectric generating power station. It is on the river Wharfe, on weir just upstream of Linton Falls. A power station was first ...
St. Michael and All Angels' Church, Brodsworth
There was a church on this site before the Norman conquest. The current church is mostly Norman. A tower was added to the nave and chancel in the 12th centur...
One Horton Heath development
A major mixed use development going ahead on fields beween Bubb Lane and Burnetts Lane, north of existing Hedge End housing. "One Horton Heath is a new de...
St Nicholas Kirk, Aberdeen
St Nicholas, also known as the "mither kirk" of Aberdeen, has origins in a Norman church of c.1150 and became one of the largest medieval churches in Scotlan...
Gladstone Park
Gladstone Park is situated in the Dollis Hill area of north-west London. It is about 35 hectares in area. Dollis Hill House was an early 19th-century farmho...
A4089 Road
The A4089 is a short (2.3 miles) road in West London. It runs from Alperton to Wembley Park. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A4089
A2219 Road
The A2219 runs 1.8 miles from north to south through Crawley, from Nothgate to Tilgate. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=A2219
Duthie Park, Aberdeen
A 44 acre (18 hectare) park to the south of Aberdeen city centre and near the north bank of the river Dee. The park is named after Miss Duthie (sources vari...
The Old Deeside Line
A walking and cycling trail from Duthie Park in Aberdeen to Peterculter (12.7km) along the track of a former railway line. It forms part of the long distance...
Footdee, Aberdeen
Footdee (pronounced 'Fittie') is a former fishing village on the north side of the mouth of the river Dee below Aberdeen. It developed from 1809 as a planned...
RAF Southrop
A former World War Two military airfield, now disused, which opened in 1940 and closed in 1945. It served as a relief landing ground (RLG), principally for S...
Newhey to Marsden station to station walk
Christ Church, Brockham
The Church dates from 1847. Grade II listed. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1378041
Brockham
Brockham is a village in the Mole Valley district of Surrey. It is approximately 1.5 miles east of Dorking and 4 miles west of Reigate. The village lies sout...
Lock-up garages of Leeds
I've started photographing separate garages like these, as they are very much 'of their time' (mid 20th century) and seem to be among the first structures to...
The Fleet
The Fleet is a tidal lagoon behind Chesil Beach. It stretches 13km from Abbotsbury to Ferrybridge, but is less than 1km wide. It open to the sea at Ferrybrid...
Farlington Marshes
Farlington Marshes is a 120 hectare Local Nature Reserve in Hampshire. It is owned by Portsmouth City Council and managed by Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wild...
Fife Anti-Tank Line
This feature formed part of the Fife Anti-Tank Line (or Stop Line) which was constructed after the defeat of British forces at Dunkirk when it seemed certain...
St. Robert's Cave
Robert of Knaresborough (c. 1160 – 24 September 1218) was a hermit who lived in a cave by the River Nidd, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire. He was born in Yor...