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Pleasley, England

Pleasley Pit

This park and coal mine heritage site is home to two of the last steam winding engines in the UK.
Southport, England

Southport Pier

The second-longest pier in the UK stretches a whole kilometer into the ocean.
, Twickenham, England

Kilmorey Mausoleum

The Egyptian-inspired last resting place of Lord Kilmorey.
Twickenham, England

'The Naked Ladies'

No one knows who created the statues or if they are arranged properly—let alone the artwork's real name.
Twickenham, England

Strawberry Hill

In Twickenham sits a small whitewashed castle that inspired Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.
Durham, England

Rookhope Arch

This magnificent arch is all that remains of a former smelt mill.
Rookhope, England

Groverake Mine

Only the headframes remain from this mining operation, once one of the largest in the region.
County Durham, England

Killhope

An iconic waterwheel in the Pennine Hills marks the location of one of Britain’s most profitable lead mines.
Stanhope, England

Stanhope Fossil Tree

This sandstone tree trunk is a relic from a long-past era when England had a more tropical climate.
Barnard Castle, England

Deepdale Aqueduct

This Victorian footbridge over the River Tees was originally built to carry water from the high moorland to the industrial towns on the coast.
Barnard Castle, England

The Butter Market

This building was once a town hall, a fire station, a prison, a dairy market, and the target for two marksmen.
Manchester, England

Hanging Ditch Bridge

The construction of this bridge dates back to the 15th century.
Stretford, England

The Barton Swing Aqueduct

A rotating bridge that carries a little canal over a larger one.
Burnley, England

The Singing Ringing Tree

A metal tree emits eerie, melodic notes on top of Lancashire's Crown Point.
Burnley, England

Oaks Hotel Stained Glass Window

This window celebrates the role of tea, coffee, cocoa, and cotton in creating the fortune of the man who commissioned it.
Nelson, England

Weaving Shuttle Sculpture

This giant weaving shuttle celebrates Lancashire's importance during the Industrial Revolution.
Laneshawbridge, England

The Atom Panopticon

This round structure dotted with portals is one of several pieces scattered throughout Lancashire.
Colne, England

Wallace Hartley's Gravestone

The violinist who played on as the Titanic sank is buried in this quiet English cemetery.
Newchurch-in-Pendle, England

The Last Clarion House

At this snack-shack in the bucolic British countryside, you can still get a slice of socialism with your spot of tea.
Roughlee, England

Alice Nutter Statue

This witch statue remembers a time in England's history when fear trumped truth.
Clitheroe, England

Holmes Mill

This historic former textile mill now houses a brewery, hotel, and what's believed to be the longest bar in the United Kingdom.
Sawley, England

Sawley Abbey

The last two abbots of this monastery were both executed by Henry VIII.
Whalley, England

Whalley Viaduct

A fantastic example of Victorian railway engineering with two unusual decorative features.
Lancashire, England

Cromwell's Bridge

Oliver Cromwell marched his army over this narrow bridge to victory at the Battle of Preston in 1648.