Basic statistics for shared descriptions

Overview

So far we have 20,536 Shared Descriptions, for 10,235 different squares; contributed by 233 users, over the course of 3,697 days.

These are used on 514,767 images; attached by 233 different users, over the course of 3,697 days.

A sample of recent shared descriptions RSS

Tong Castle :: SJ7906
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 in a landscape... (more)
By Richard Law. Used on 3 images
Thurgarton Sheepwash :: SK6749
An unusual survivor, with extensive construction, thought to be the second-oldest surviving in Britain, dating from the late 17th century. Sheep washing was performed... (more)
By Alan Murray-Rust. Used on 8 images
Tramway at Glasgow Garden Festival, 1988 :: NS5665
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 operate the... (more)
By Alan Murray-Rust. Used on 5 images
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 imposed by the... (more)
By David Dixon. Used on 3 images
Wortley Recreation Ground :: SE2732
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 except for the... (more)
By Stephen Craven. Used on 11 images
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, circling around... (more)
By David Dixon. Used on 9 images
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... (more)
By David Dixon. Used on 5 images
Ball Grove Country Park :: SD9040
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 fishing lake... (more)
By Stephen Craven. Used on 14 images
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, round by the... (more)
By Basher Eyre. Used on 36 images
Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone :: TQ2882
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 1828 by Sir... (more)
By N Chadwick. Used on 3 images

Some active shared descriptions

Tong Castle :: SJ7906
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 in a landscape... (more)
By Richard Law. Used on 3 images
Thurgarton Sheepwash :: SK6749
An unusual survivor, with extensive construction, thought to be the second-oldest surviving in Britain, dating from the late 17th century. Sheep washing was performed... (more)
By Alan Murray-Rust. Used on 8 images
Tramway at Glasgow Garden Festival, 1988 :: NS5665
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 operate the... (more)
By Alan Murray-Rust. Used on 5 images
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 imposed by the... (more)
By David Dixon. Used on 3 images
Wortley Recreation Ground :: SE2732
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 except for the... (more)
By Stephen Craven. Used on 11 images
Attlebridge, Norfolk :: TG1216
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attlebridge
By Adrian Cable. Used on 23 images
Alderford, Norfolk :: TG1218
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alderford
By Adrian Cable. Used on 4 images
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, circling around... (more)
By David Dixon. Used on 9 images
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... (more)
By David Dixon. Used on 5 images
Ball Grove Country Park :: SD9040
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 fishing lake... (more)
By Stephen Craven. Used on 14 images
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, round by the... (more)
By Basher Eyre. Used on 36 images
Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone :: TQ2882
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 1828 by Sir... (more)
By N Chadwick. Used on 3 images
Demolition of Bury Fire Station :: SD8011
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 at... (more)
By David Dixon. Used on 6 images
Thomas Clarkson - Wisbech :: TF4609
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 WISBECH BORN HERO... (more)
By Richard Humphrey. Used on 3 images
Gregg's Wood :: TQ6040
https://khwp.org.uk/your-greenspaces/sherwood-lake-woodland/
By N Chadwick. Used on 21 images
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