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Nottinghamshire, England

The Saracen's Head Hotel

A 13th-century inn where the ill-fated King Charles I spent his last night of freedom.
England

The Oil Patch Warrior

A memorial to American oil drillers who volunteered to travel secretly to England in 1943 and work in the U.K.'s only oil field.
Nottinghamshire, England

Rufford Abbey

The undercroft is a spectacular example of medieval Cistercian architecture.
London, England

Seven Noses of Soho

Several plaster noses are hidden in plain sight around London's Soho neighborhood.
Staffordshire, England

Erasmus Darwin House

The house where Charles Darwin's grandfather formed many of his influential ideas and inventions.
London, England

Pelicans of St James's Park

Giant, friendly pelicans in Central London, the most unlikely of places.
Lichfield, England

Damaged Faces of Lichfield Cathedral

These medieval carvings bear scars left by Parliamentarian troops during the English Civil War.
Coventry, England

Cheylesmore Manor Gatehouse

All that remains of the medieval palace of the famous "Black Prince."
Sheffield, England

Shepherd Wheel

In England, an 18th-century water-powered workshop still stands.
Sheffield, England

Burton Street School

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

Royal Pump Rooms

Preserved baths in a Victorian-era spa town frequented by the most famous people of its day.
Berkhamsted, England

Berkhamsted Castle

This early Norman castle was the first historical monument protected by an act of Parliament.
South Yorkshire, England

Dale Dyke Dam Marker and Memorials

The collapse of the brand-new dam caused one of the worst floods in British history.
Whitby, England

Fortune's Smokehouse

This tiny traditional smokehouse is the only one left in this historic fishing port.
Newark-on-Trent, England

The Newark Castle Remains

This English medieval castle is where King John died of dysentery.
Boston, England

Misericords of Boston Stump

These carved medieval "mercy seats" are among the finest in the world.
London, England

Roman Wharf Timber

The 2,000-year-old beam is tucked within the pedestrian entrance to the old London Bridge.
Sutton-in-Ashfield, England

Hamilton Hill

The English town of Mansfield likely got its name from this enigmatic breast-shaped mound rising abruptly from the earth.
Zittau, Germany

Zittau Narrow-Gauge Railway

This historic little railroad runs through some of the most beautiful scenery in Germany.
Kenilworth, England

Kenilworth Castle

This ruined medieval castle was the scene of Lord Robert Dudley’s seductive reception for Queen Elizabeth I.
Coventry, England

Caludon Castle Ruins

This ruin in a suburban park may be the place where Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" was first performed.
Sheffield, England

Posh Pillar and her Daughters

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