Basic statistics for shared descriptions

Overview

So far we have 23,769 Shared Descriptions, for 11,596 different squares; contributed by 261 users, over the course of 4,800 days.

These are used on 669,919 images; attached by 261 different users, over the course of 4,800 days.

A sample of recent shared descriptions RSS

The Gypsey Race
The Gypsey Race is reputed to be the most northerly chalk stream in Europe. Its source is to the east of Wharram-le-Street, North Yorkshire from where it flows... (more)
By JThomas. Used on 19 images
Barking Creek Barrier :: TQ4581
A tidal flood barrier, constructed in the 1980s as part of the Thames flood defence system, opening in 1983. Like all of the subsidiary gates, it is normally closed... (more)
By N Chadwick. Used on 7 images
A6181
The A6181 forms the majority of Bradford's Central Ring Road, running 2.6km around the city centre. (Part of the A650 forms the eastern part of the complete circuit.)
By habiloid. Used on 4 images
National Cycleroute 71
Route 71 is a 150-km route on the National Cycle Network, connecting Penrith to Appleby-in-Westmorland and Kirby Knowle.... (more)
By N Chadwick. Used on 4 images
The Alexandra Hotel, Hessle Road, Hull :: TA0828
There was a pub (the Hessle Road Inn) on this site from 1855 or earlier. The present building extends further to the north and was built in 1895 by the Hull Brewery, to... (more)
By Stephen Craven. Used on 7 images
Library of Birmingham :: SP0686
This stunning building opened in 2013 was regarded by Birmingham City Council as a flagship project for the city's redevelopment. It has been described as the... (more)
By Oliver Dixon. Used on 4 images
Llansamlet Station :: SS6997
Llansamlet station is a minor station in Llansamlet, Swansea. The station is located 212 miles 8 chains from London Paddington. It is served by local trains operated by... (more)
By N Chadwick. Used on 2 images
Skewen Station :: SS7297
Skewen station serves the village of Skewen. It is 210 miles 26 chains from London Paddington. It is a stop on the South Wales Main Line, served by Transport for Wales... (more)
By N Chadwick. Used on 2 images
Leith Hall :: NJ5429
The oldest part of Leith Hall, the north wing, was built in 1650 by James Leith of New Leslie on the site of the earlier Peill Castle. The east wing was added in 1795,... (more)
By Anne Burgess. Used on 5 images
Britton Ferry Station :: SS7494
Briton Ferry station is a minor station in the village of Briton Ferry. It is 206 miles 40 chains from London Paddington. It is a stop on the South Wales Main Line,... (more)
By N Chadwick. Used on 2 images

Some active shared descriptions

The Gypsey Race
The Gypsey Race is reputed to be the most northerly chalk stream in Europe. Its source is to the east of Wharram-le-Street, North Yorkshire from where it flows... (more)
By JThomas. Used on 19 images
Barking Creek Barrier :: TQ4581
A tidal flood barrier, constructed in the 1980s as part of the Thames flood defence system, opening in 1983. Like all of the subsidiary gates, it is normally closed... (more)
By N Chadwick. Used on 7 images
A641
The A641 runs 16.4km between Huddersfield and Bradford via Brighouse.
By habiloid. Used on 19 images
A6181
The A6181 forms the majority of Bradford's Central Ring Road, running 2.6km around the city centre. (Part of the A650 forms the eastern part of the complete circuit.)
By habiloid. Used on 4 images
Hinton Ampner & Hinton Ampner House :: SU5927
Hinton Ampner is a small village within the parish of Bramdean in Hampshire. It is most notable for the country house which bears its name and is now owned by the... (more)
By Rob Farrow. Used on 24 images
National Cycleroute 71
Route 71 is a 150-km route on the National Cycle Network, connecting Penrith to Appleby-in-Westmorland and Kirby Knowle.... (more)
By N Chadwick. Used on 4 images
Heritage Pubs of East Yorkshire
In 2014 the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) produced a book titled "Yorkshire's Real Heritage Pubs" (ISBN 978-1-85249-315-8). These are pubs that might be... (more)
By Stephen Craven. Used on 54 images
The Alexandra Hotel, Hessle Road, Hull :: TA0828
There was a pub (the Hessle Road Inn) on this site from 1855 or earlier. The present building extends further to the north and was built in 1895 by the Hull Brewery, to... (more)
By Stephen Craven. Used on 7 images
Library of Birmingham :: SP0686
This stunning building opened in 2013 was regarded by Birmingham City Council as a flagship project for the city's redevelopment. It has been described as the... (more)
By Oliver Dixon. Used on 4 images
Leith Hall :: NJ5429
The oldest part of Leith Hall, the north wing, was built in 1650 by James Leith of New Leslie on the site of the earlier Peill Castle. The east wing was added in 1795,... (more)
By Anne Burgess. Used on 5 images
Baglan Station :: SS7492
Baglan station is a minor station in the village of Baglan in Neath Port Talbot. It is 204 miles 53 chains from London Paddington. It is a stop on the South Wales Main... (more)
By N Chadwick. Used on 3 images
Port Talbot Parkway Station :: SS7689
Port Talbot Parkway Station is a station in Port Talbot. The station is located at street level near Station Road in Port Talbot town centre. It is 202 miles 59 chains... (more)
By N Chadwick. Used on 3 images
The Olde Black Boy, Hull :: TA1028
The historic core of this pub is set back from the High Street, and dates from c.1700. It had been used by a tobacco dealer and later a wine merchant. The present street... (more)
By Stephen Craven. Used on 7 images
Abbey Wood Station :: TQ4779
Abbey Wood is a National Rail station in Abbey Wood in southeast London. It is between Plumstead and Belvedere stations on the North Kent Line. It is 11 miles 43 chains... (more)
By N Chadwick. Used on 5 images
RAF Staplehurst :: TQ8143
Royal Air Force Staplehurst or more simply RAF Staplehurst is a former Royal Air Force Advanced Landing Ground located in Kent. The airfield is located approximately 1... (more)
By N Chadwick. Used on 3 images
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