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Community Project
The If Not Now When community woodland is located in the small village of Suffield in North Norfolk, between Aylsham and North Walsham. It was created in Apr...
Black Head lookout station
A naval signal station was built on Black Head during the Napoleonic Wars; by 1891 this was derelict. At the start of the First World War a rough shelter was...
Guestling Wood
A typical High Weald ancient woodland, 45 hectares in size, with spectacular wood anemone and bluebell displays in spring. A small stream known as Lady Brook...
Meopham Station
Meopham station is on the Chatham Main Line, serving the village of Meopham. It is 25 miles 76 chains down the line from London Victoria and is situated betw...
Pennine Cycleway (National Cycle Network route 68)
The Pennine Cycleway forms route 68 of the National Cycle Network. It stretches for 265 miles, linking Derby with Berwick-upon-Tweed. It passes through thr...
Gull Wing Bridge at Lowestoft
Before 1827 there was no way from the sea to Lake Lothing which was a body of fresh water, but work to cut a channel from the sea was started in 1827 to crea...
Hawkhurst Station (closed)
Hawkhurst station opened in 1893 and closed in 1961. It was the terminus of the Hop Pickers Line from Paddock Wood. The station is located in Gill's Green ap...
Hop pickers Line (closed)
Officially the Hawkhurst branch line, but known as the Hop Pickers Line. The line connected Paddock Wood to Hawkhurst via Horsmonden, Goudhurst and Cranbrook...
Woven in Kirklees 2021
Woven in Kirklees was a festival of public art made from knitting, which took place in Huddersfield and the surrounding towns and villages in June 2021. Mor...
Normandy House - Basingstoke
Following background details about this development are transcribed from the developers (DRG-Solutions) notice board in June 2021. "Normandy House is being ...
St Peter & St Paul, Bolton-by-Bowland
A parish church dating from the 15th-19th centuries on the site of an earlier 12th century one. The church's earlier history is linked with that of the Pudsa...
The Wrekin
The Wrekin rises to a height of 407m (1,335ft) above the Shropshire plain and is a prominent landmark visible from many miles around. Geologically the crest ...
Henny Street, Essex
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henny_Street
Middleton, Essex
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middleton,_Essex
David Kato College
The 11th college at the University of York, named after Ugandan human rights defender and gay rights activist, David Kato. The college is located at the west...
B2165 road
The B2165 runs 5 miles from Cripp's Corner to Clayhill [[6870006]]. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B2165
Great Henny, Essex
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Henny
Lamarsh, Essex
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lamarsh
The A189 Spine Road
The A189 is an important A-road in southeast Northumberland, running for almost 21 miles from Gateshead to Ashington. North of urban Tyne and Wear, the A1...
Eynhallow Roosts
The photo shows the standing waves between Eynhallow and the Mainland which occur at a particular state of the tide. The admiralty chart shows a ridge of sha...
Nayland-with-Wissington, Suffolk
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nayland-with-Wissington
2021 Grayswood Open Gardens Day
Every other year The beautiful Surrey village of Grayswood holds an open garden week end to raise money for a good cause, this year to re-start the clock on ...
Lamberhurst Golf Club
The Club's 6448yd 18 hole course is situated in parkland of outstanding beauty, on both sides of the River Teise, with spectacular views over the local Kent ...
Church of St Mary, Wiveton
C14th, Grade I listed. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1373501
Wiveton
Wiveton is a village in Norfolk. It is situated on the west bank of the River Glaven, 3 km inland from the coast and directly across the river from the vill...
St. Peter's Church, Coverack
In the early 1880s parishioners raised £500 to build a church on donated land. The church was consecrated on 20 August 1885. It features a serpentine pulpit ...
Minstrel Cottage, Coverack
Minstrel Cottage is an eighteenth century thatched cottage facing the sea in Coverack. It is a grade II listed building.
Church of St Mary, Happisburgh
Grade I listed. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1169843
Weybourne Priory
Weybourne Priory was an Augustinian medieval monastic house. It was founded around 1200 AD by Sir Ralph de Meyngaren (Mainwearing). It was at first subordin...
Wicken Lode
Wicken Lode turns off Reach Lode, and crosses Wicken Sedge Fen, running for nearly 1.5 miles to just short of the village of Wicken. There is a right of publ...
HS2 near Offchurch
HS2 Dalehouse Lane, Kenilworth
Beckley Woods
Beckley Wood is a 145 hectare mixed woodland plantation. It is managed by the Forestry Commission. It is composed of several smaller woods such as Dingleden ...
Rolf's Farm
Bixley Wood
Bixley Wood is 37 hectare of mostly coniferous plantation, with some Birch / Beech and Chestnut. It it the western section of Beckley Forest and is located j...
Church of All Saints, Beckley
The tower, part late C11 and part late C12, is the oldest part. The nave was rebuilt either side of 1300. The chancel and north chapel are later C14 and th...
Church of St Leonard, Chelsham
St Leonard's is a C13th church largely reuilt in the C19th. Grade II listed. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1377636
Orkney Native Wildlife Project
Spring trap used to kill stoats, a non-native species to Orkney. They were first reported on the island in 2010 and it is feared they will devastate the loca...
Iden Green
Iden Green is a small village south of Benenden. Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iden_Green
Ballast Hills Graveyard, Ouseburn
Ballast Hills Graveyard was the most important non-conformist burial ground in Newcastle. The origins of the burial ground lay in the influx of foreign and S...
Meopham
Meopham is a large multi-centred linear village in Kent. it is strung out along the A227. Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meopham
Killick's Windmill
Killick's Mill is a Grade II* listed https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1054722 Smock mill in Meopham, that was built in 1801 and has...
B3294
The B3294 is a short road, about 2.5km (1.5 miles) long in Cornwall. It runs from the B3293 to the harbour in Coverack.
Rugeley Cooling Towers Demolition
A sequence of shots during the demolition of the cooling towers at the former Rugeley Power Station, 6th June 2021
The Witch of Swona
The island is situated in the Pentland Firth where it creates an obstruction to the strong tides producing tidal races, over-falls and whirlpools. One of the...
Rifle Butts Field (117.5 acres)
This is one of the largest fields within the Manydown Estate. No different to any of the other fields to the west of Basingstoke which make up this estate. ...
yarn bombed
Palace Hill Terrace
Mid to late 18th century Grade II Listed terrace of 7 houses with mid 19th century altered shops at road level. No.3, Barrington Guest House, has deeds datin...
Church of St Mary Magdalen, Warham
Grade I listed. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1049474 See http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/warhammarymagdelene/warhammarymagde...
Brownsover Arm of Oxford Canal
The disused Brownsover Arm of the Oxford Canal is still in water though too shallow for narrowboats to navigate, and I think access to it is barred (possibly...
Wicken
Wicken is a small village on the edge of The Fens near Soham in East Cambridgeshire, 10 miles north east of Cambridge and 5 miles south of Ely. It is the sit...
Brownsover Hall
Brownsover Hall was built in the mid C19th by Sir George Gilbert Scott for the then-owners the Ward-Boughton-Leigh family. It is principally of red brick wit...
Hounsome Fields Development
Located to the southwest of Basingstoke off the A30 close to junction 7 of the M3. Construction work on the houses started in early 2021. The first signs of ...
Peover Hall estate, Cheshire
Peover Hall (pronounced Peever, which apparently was the spelling in Anglo-Saxon times) is a privately owned stately home south of Knutsford in Cheshire with...
Buxted
Buxted is a village in East Sussex. Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buxted
Buxted Station
Buxted station is on the Uckfield branch of the Oxted Line, serving the village of Buxted. It is 43 miles 68 chains from London Bridge . The station opened ...
London Biggin Hill Airport (RAF Biggin Hill)
London Biggin Hill Airport is located 14 miles south-southeast of Central London. The airport was formerly a Royal Air Force station RAF Biggin Hill, and a s...
Maule Monument
The Rowan Tower, properly called the Maule Cairn, is a prominent memorial at the summit of the Hill of Rowan in Glenesk. The Maule Monument was built in 1866...
Queen Elizabeth Park (Farnborough)
A little background history transcribed from an information in the carpark off Farnborough Road. The park, together with the housing areas the Empress Estat...
Amesbury Abbey
Amesbury Abbey, a Grade I listed mansion in Amesbury, Wiltshire https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1131079
The Holy Island of Lindisfarne
The Holy Island of Lindisfarne, commonly known as either Holy Island or Lindisfarne, is a tidal island which lies off the northeast coast of England, to the ...
Soham Lode
Soham Lode is one of the Cambridgeshire lodes, a man-made channel which joins the Great Ouse. Soham Lode runs for about 7 miles from the River Great Ouse ab...
A78 Road Flood Gates
Two sections of the A78 south of Wemyss Bay and north of Largs are prone to closure when tide and weather combine to flood the road with not just seawater, b...
Christmas Day 2005
A collection of photos from geograph contributors around the British Isles and Ireland. See them on a map http://www.geograph.org.uk/search.php?i=134495916
Caerphilly Castle
Signboards around Caerphilly Castle proudly proclaim that it is "Wales' largest castle" and it is indeed quite vast in its extent, though it probably depends...
Alan Keef Ltd
Alan Keef Ltd. is a long-established & well-regarded manufacturer & supplier for the narrow gauge railway industry in the UK & worldwide. https://www.alankee...
Christmas Day 2006
A collection of photos from contributors all over Britain and Ireland. See them on a map (or two): http://www.geograph.org.uk/search.php?i=134407845&page=1#...
Midday Christmas 2007
A collection of photos taken at some point on Christmas Day 2007. See them on a map (or three): http://www.geograph.org.uk/search.php?i=134407749#i=13440774...
North Lane, Bickington
North Lane before, during and after developoment.
B2024 road
The B2024 runs 4 miles from Titsey to Westerham. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B2024
Crockham Hill
Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crockham_Hill
Little Bainden Farm Oast
A single round kiln oast. Cowl missing.
Moat Cottage
A two square kiln oast.
B1159 road
The B1159 runs 8 miles from Staltham to Bacton. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B1159
Church of St Peter, Thurgarton
The church today forms a small part of what was once the extensive church of the Augustinian Priory of Thurgarton. Of the medieval church, only the three wes...
Garway - St Michael's Church
This ancient church which is located a little way outside of the village of Garway in Herefordshire dates back to the C12th when it was founded as a precepto...
Dunmore Cemetery
Skenfrith Castle
Skenfrith is one of three castles (along with Grosmont and White Castle) founded by Norman lord William fitz Osbern in the early C12th century. However what...
Llandovery / Llanymddyfri Castle
All that remains of Llandovery / Llanymddyfri Castle is two parts of the ruinous walls of its keep set upon its motte (hillock or mound). It is situated on ...
St. John the Evangelist, Scofton-with-Osberton
Grade II listed Romanesque Revival Scofton and Osberton Parish church, built in 1833 as a private chapel by architect Ambrose Poynter for George Savile Folja...
Tatsfield Receiving Station (former)
A now closed former BBC station. Now occupied by several masts. Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tatsfield_Receiving_Station
B269 road
The B269 runs 14.5 miles from South Croydon to Four Elms, crossing the North Downs. https://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/wiki/index.php?title=B269
Canal milestone & mile / boundary markers
collections of images of canal mile markers and boundary posts organised by canal, with links to the source images. Plus other relevant data. eg mbms.mister....
Foxfield Railway
The Foxfield railway was built in 1893 to connect a colliery at Dilhorne with the main Derby – Stoke line just west of Blythe Bridge station. The work used l...
Lingfield Park Racecourse
Lingfield Park opened in 1890 and has an all weather track. Flat & National Hunt races are held here. Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lingfield_Par...
Lingfield Park Golf Club
An 18 hole, par 72, 6511yds long course. https://www.lingfieldpark.co.uk/golf/
Wire Mill Lake
Wire Mill Lake is a 26acres pond, created in the 1560s by damming Eden Brook, a tributary of the River Eden. The Wire Mill (now a pub) is located on its shore.
Hedgecourt Lake
Hedgecourt Lake is an ancient mill pond resulting from the damming of the upper Eden Brook. At about 800m long, it is the largest body of semi-natural open w...
Church of St Peter & St Paul, Seal
C13, Grade I listed church. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1243497
River Deben
The recognised source is to the west of Debenham, though a second, higher source runs south from the parish of Bedingfield. The river, which is just over 33 ...
Holy Trinity, Idle
The parish church of this part of Bradford was built in 1828 in Gothic style, architect John Oates. It was reordered and extended c.1860, the churchyard bein...
Idle & Thorp
Idle and Thorp are two formerly separate villages north of Bradford. Nowadays they form part of the Bradford conurbation, and the name of Thorp is much less ...
Heaverham
Heaverham is a hamlet about 1 mile east of Kemsing, Kent. Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heaverham
Kemsing
Kemsing is a village in Kent, at the foot of the North Downs scarp slope, some 4 miles north east of Sevenoaks. Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kem...
Church of St Mary, Kemsing
A church in a well-maintained churchyard. The nave is C12, remodelled in the C14 when the present roof was constructed. The chancel is also early but was rec...
The Tower
A Grade II listed C18 folly tower in Tower Wood. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1272628