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Glasgow, Scotland

Cheapside Street Fire Memorial

This colorful mosaic remembers one of Britain's most deadly peacetime fires.
Liverpool, England

The Ancient Chapel of Toxteth

17th century puritan church with connections to the Salem Witch Trials.
Liverpool, England

Eleanor Rigby's Grave

What do we know about the real woman behind one of the Beatles' most famous songs?
Manchester, England

Guardian Telephone Exchange Tunnels

This nondescript building hides an entrance to an underground nuclear tunnel system.
Manchester, England

St. Michael's Flags and Angel Meadow Park

Contrary to its heavenly name, this tranquil oasis has a dark and tragic history buried with it (quite literally).
Manchester, England

Alan Turing Memorial

Have a seat with the father of modern computing at this Manchester monument.
Manchester, England

The Undamaged Red Post Box

The small bright red pillar survived the 1996 Manchester bombing virtually unscathed.
Manchester, England

Greater Manchester Police Museum & Archives

This 19th century police station now puts the history of the Manchester City Police on display.
Manchester, England

Southern Cemetery

The largest municipal cemetery in the United Kingdom and the second largest in Europe contains some of Manchester’s biggest characters.
Whitby, England

Ruins of Whitby Abbey

The gloomy ruins that inspired Bram Stoker to bring Dracula to life.
Whitby, England

199 Steps Coffin Benches

These planks were originally installed to hold the dead.
Whitby, England

Whitby Whale Bone Arch

These 20-foot jaw bones honor a time when the leviathan bones were a sign that whalers survived the hunt.
Whitby, England

Bombardment Garden

The recreated ruins of a house designed to memorialize a World War I shelling on the town.
North Yorkshire, England

Eden Camp

WWII artifacts, including the building itself.
Malton, England

Wharram Percy

A deserted medieval village where bodies were once mutilated to prevent them rising from the dead.
York, England

Dick Turpin's Tombstone

The final resting place of England's most notorious bandit.
York, England

York Tyburn

After public executions took place at this location, attendants would also attend a local horse race.
York, England

York Cold War Bunker

This disused Cold War bunker has been restored to all of its early 60s glory.
York, England

Battle of Marston Moor Monument

A monolith stands at the site of the most significant battle ever fought on British soil.
Leeds, England

Royal Armouries Museum

One of three sites in England that house the National Collection of Arms and Armour.
Leeds, England

Lawnswood Cemetery

This Victorian graveyard in Leeds is a macabre collection of beautiful tombs and memorials.
Menston, England

High Royds Hospital

Once a farm where patients tilled the soil, this asylum lost its workforce when overmedicating became common practice.
Halifax, England

The Halifax Gibbet

A copy of the brutal decapitation device that predated the French Guillotine by about 200 years.
Colne, England

Wallace Hartley's Gravestone

The violinist who played on as the Titanic sank is buried in this quiet English cemetery.