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Bristol, England

The Nails

17th-century merchants in Bristol nailed their deals by placing money on these pedestals.
Bridgend, Wales

St. John's House

This 500-year-old Tudor home is a treasure trove of history and mystery.
Tewkesbury, England

Victoria Woodhull Memorial

An English cenotaph honoring an American feminist icon.
Chedglow, England

Colin's Barn

Colin Stokes "got a bit carried away" and built a castle that looks like something out of Tolkien.
Wembley, England

Site of the Watkin Tower

London's Victorian Tower of Babel.
Hertfordshire, England

Magic Roundabout

A giant roundabout made up of six smaller roundabouts.
England

Devil's Bridge on Spooky Lane

A mysterious bridge built on a sunken Roman road.
Royston, England

Royston Cave

Man-made cave with enigmatic carvings, some say made by the Knights Templar themselves.
Peterborough, England

Old Scarlett's Grave

A humble homage to a gravedigger tucked within the dignified English cathedral.
England

Stompie: The Mandela Way T-34 Tank

An abandoned tank sits in an empty London lot as a symbolic middle finger to local city planners.
Oxford, England

The Norrington Room

Once one of the largest rooms full of books in the world, this bookstore basement is still a treat for bibliophiles.
Oxford, England

The Sheldonian Theatre

A theatre built to house the rowdy Oxford graduation ceremonies became the stage for a debate about God's existence.
Oxford, England

The Bear Inn

This centuries-old pub boasts a collection of more than 4,500 snippets of neckties from around the world.
Southwell, England

The Workhouse

In the U.K., a historic workhouse shines a light on the early, harsh treatment of the poor.
Coventry, England

Remains of the Whitefriars Friary

The historic site where Queen Elizabeth I once gave a searing speech.
Bewdley, England

Dowles Graveyard

The church is gone, but the graves and legends remain.
Baginton, England

Lunt Roman Fort

This reconstructed ancient fort was home to one of the few horse training rings in the Roman Empire.
West Midlands, England

Warstone Lane Cemetery Catacombs

A hidden gem in the middle of the city's infamous Jewelry Quarter.
Shropshire, England

Three Tuns Brewery

The oldest working Brewery in Britain.
Bridgnorth, England

Bridgnorth Cliff Railway

This charming railway is one of the oldest and steepest funiculars in England.
Lydbury North, England

Bury Ditches

This Iron Age hill fort remained hidden until a series of storms revealed its history.
Nottinghamshire, England

Sibthorpe Dovecote

This 600-year-old tower was built as a comfy residence for cherished pigeons.
Southampton, England

Hythe Pier Railway

The world's oldest operational public pier railway has shuttled seagoing commuters from ship to shore since 1909.
Bath and North East Somerset, England

Solsbury Hill

An Iron Age hillfort rooted in Arthurian legend was made famous by musician Peter Gabriel.