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Sheffield, England

Burton Street School

It's known as the "Full Monty school" thanks to its role in the beloved British comedy film.
Sheffield, England

The Lost Gateway

In the ancient Woolley Woods, an art project promises access to new worlds.
Sheffield, England

Brendan's Glove Garden

A fitting tribute to a beloved local boxing coach that's produced four world champions.
Sheffield, England

Posh Pillar and her Daughters

As part of a larger public art project, three pillars honor the past of Wincobank.
Sheffield, England

Enchanted Chairs

A collection of throne-inspired sculptures dot the landscape of Wincobank.
Sheffield, England

The Giant Hands and Giant Feet of Wincobank

In this quiet English suburb, giant steel hands and feet dot the landscape.
Sheffield, England

Hillsborough Stadium Disaster Memorials

Three memorials honor the victims of the worst sports stadium disaster in Britain.
Sheffield, England

Bessemer Converter at Kelham Island Industrial Museum

One of the last remnants of the Bessemer process that revolutionized steel production during the industrial age.
Sheffield, England

Sheffield General Cemetery

Cemetery established by the Victorians as a solution to the overflowing graveyards.
Eyam, England

Hall Hill Troughs

One of the U.K's earliest public water supplies is within the "plague village."
Newtown Linford, England

Bradgate House

The alleged birthplace of Lady Jane Grey, who was executed at age 16 for claiming the throne of England.
Derby, England

Hanson Log Boat

This Bronze Age boat was found buried remarkably intact in an English gravel pit.
Belper, England

Strutt's North Mill

This industrial gem was one of the earliest examples of a metal-framed building.
Wirksworth, England

Moot Hall

This unique medieval court deals solely with the lead mining laws in two small areas of Derbyshire.
Derbyshire, England

Betty Kenny's Tree

This 2,000-year-old tree inspired the nursery rhyme "Rock-a-bye Baby."
Buxton, England

Chee Dale Stepping Stones

These unique stepping stones hug a river's edge to take hikers on a journey through a limestone gorge.
Derbyshire, England

Blue John Cavern

A cavern system of semi-precious stones that not only mines rare minerals but also tourists' dollars.
Castleton, England

Peak Cavern's Rope Factory

Some of England's last cave dwellers lived and worked within this huge cave.
Derbyshire, England

The Crazy Pinnacle

There's a strange stone hoodoo towering atop a wooded hillside and no one is quite sure how it got there.
Chesterfield, England

Chesterfield's Crooked Spire

The whimsical twist of this spire was either caused by the Devil, an unexpected virgin, or lead.
Sheffield, England

Cobweb Bridge

The whimsical steel spider lurking in the shadows of this suspension bridge shows that engineers can have a sense of humor.
Sheffield, England

The Steelworker Mural

This magnificent mural was created with over 30,000 colored bricks.
Sheffield, England

The Old Queens Head

Amidst towering office buildings, a local pub lives inside Sheffield’s oldest surviving domestic building.
Sheffield, England

Water Sculptures of Sheaf Square

An enormous steel waterfall is a nod to the substance that shaped Britain's Steel City.