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Grimsby, England

Grimsby Dock Tower

Despite its ornamental looks, this towering Tuscan-inspired anomaly was a masterpiece in hydraulic engineering.
Woodhall Spa, England

Peter Scott's Shoes

This tiny shoe shop claims to be the smallest store of its kind in Britain.
Lincoln, England

The Lincoln Imp

Legend says this demonic carving inside a medieval cathedral was one of Satan's minions.
Lancashire, England

Lytham Mussel Tanks

Once upon a time these giant concrete tanks were used by local fishermen to clean their wild-caught mussels.
Whitby, England

Whitby Wishing Chair

Legend says squeezing into this slender stone seat will make your wish come true.
Lincoln, England

Prison Chapel at Lincoln Castle

Inside this chapel, Victorian jailers took the separate system to new levels.
Cromford, England

Cromford Mill

The world's first successful water-powered cotton mill paved the way for the factories of the British Industrial Revolution.
Sheffield, England

The Green Police Box

This police call box harkens back to an era of pre-radio communications, and has a rather unique feature.
Laxey, Isle of Man

The Laxey Wheel

World's largest working waterwheel has been around for over 150 years.
Gainsborough, England

Gainsborough Old Hall

A medieval relic whose great hall once hosted Mayflower pilgrims, one of Henry VIII’s ill-fated wives, and plenty of royal intrigue.
Whitby, England

Fortune's Smokehouse

This tiny traditional smokehouse is the only one left in this historic fishing port.
Tattershall, England

Fireplaces of Tattershall Castle

The near loss of the stately fireplaces at this medieval castle spawned some of Britain's most crucial historic preservation laws.
Matlock Bath, England

Matlock Bath

A seaside town with no sea in sight.
Southwell, England

The Archbishop's Palace

Once a palace for the Archbishop of York, these 15th-century ruins now serve as a haunt for history buffs.
Lincoln, England

High Bridge

The oldest of the three remaining bridges in England with buildings on top of them.
Edinburgh, Scotland

St Cecilia's Hall

Scotland's oldest purpose-built concert hall houses an incredible collection of ornate, centuries-old keyboards.
Cleethorpes, England

The Signal Box Inn

This tiny business claims to be "the smallest pub on the planet."
Lincoln, England

Newport Arch

Modern commuters still pass through this 2,000-year-old Roman archway.
Haddington, Scotland

St Martin’s Kirk

These ruins of a medieval church are full of architectural mysteries.
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.
London, England

St. Leonard Church of Shoreditch

Historic church where a number of Shakespeare's actors are buried.
Medway, England

Grain Tower Battery

This abandoned gun tower was built to defend the River Thames from a French naval attack.
Cornwall, England

Church of St. Morwenna and St. John the Baptist

This ancient church, rebuilt at least 3 times, is flanked at all sides by history.
Whitby, England

Bram Stoker Memorial Seat

The view that inspired the scenes of Dracula's first landing in England.