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Manchester, England

The Great Hall within the Royal Exchange

Once called "the biggest room in the world," this Victorian-era hall is so large that it contains a smaller 1970s heptagonal theatre.
Chertsey, England

Blanche Heriot and the Curfew Bell

A statue of the heroine who stopped time to save her betrothed.
Cobham, England

Painshill Park Follies

Amazing collection of folly buildings in Cobham, Surrey.
Old Alresford, England

Alresford Eel House

A rare example of a building constructed specifically for catching eels.
Farnham, England

Mother Ludlam's Cave

This place is the subject of local legends about a good witch and a Celtic God.
Ipswich, England

'The Major'

This public bathroom is guarded by a flyswatter-wielding army major.
Mottisfont, England

The Mottisfont Crocodile

Lurking among the classical architecture, rose gardens, and art of this historic country house—a crocodile in a bathtub.
Maldon, England

Statue of Byrhtnoth

This statue commemorates one of medieval England’s most courageous heroes.
Canterbury, England

The Great Cloister and Chapter House of Canterbury Cathedral

One of England's most famous churches hides a pair of little known architectural treasures.
Manchester, England

Dalton's Entry

An obscure walkway dedicated to a scientist who helped pave the way for the world to sit up and take notice of Manchester.
London, England

Great Ormond Street Hospital

Children's hospital in London that operates on royalties received from Peter Pan, which J.M. Barrie signed over in 1929.
London, England

Lindow Man

A naturally mummified 2,000-year-old man.
London, England

The Lewis Chessmen

These mysterious Viking chess pieces spent centuries hidden on a remote Scottish island.
London, England

Mold Gold Cape

This intriguing Bronze Age artifact spent centuries hidden within a Welsh faerie hill.
Birmingham, England

Library of Birmingham

The largest public library in the United Kingdom was designed to reflect the industrial and artistic history of the city where it stands.
Dunwich, England

The Lost Town of Dunwich

A village on the east coast of England that has almost completely eroded into the North Sea.
Dunwich, England

The Last Grave

This melancholy headstone is the only remaining evidence of a medieval church lost to the sea.
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand

Buddha Head in Tree Roots

One of Ayutthaya’s most iconic locations is a mysterious, hauntingly surreal miracle.
Upper Froyle, England

The Village of Saints

Many of the cottages and houses of this tiny village are adorned with a local lord's collection of saintly statues.
Frensham, England

The Frensham Cauldron

This cauldron was said to be hidden inside a church after it was borrowed from a local witch.
Farnham, England

Waverley Abbey

The ruins of a 12th-century Cistercian monastery can be found alongside World War II tank traps and pillboxes.
Faringdon, England

The Faringdon F.U.N. and Folly Tower

The eccentricities of a former lord include painted pigeons of his manor house, a series of pointless plaques, and a folly built simply to peeve the public.
London, England

'The Seven Ages of Man'

A totem pole of heads to represent the different stages of life.
London, England

The Lost River Fleet

The largest of London's subterranean rivers and once a mad, bad center of London life.