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Places visited in South Yorkshire, England
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Halifax, England

Piece Hall

This Georgian architectural masterpiece is the only cloth hall left in Britain.
Swinton, England

Waterloo Pottery Kiln

The remains of a historic kiln once used to produce the famous Rockingham porcelain.
Salford, England

Lark Hill Place

This dreamy street will transport you to wintertime in Victorian England.
Manchester, England

Peterloo Memorial

The city of Manchester quietly unveiled this tribute to a 19th-century massacre.
Manchester, England

Greater Manchester Police Museum & Archives

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

Elsecar Beam Engine

This jewel of an engine is one of Northern England's finest surviving legacies of the Industrial Revolution, even catching the eye of Henry Ford.
Glossop, England

B-29 'Over Exposed' Crash Site

The wreck of a B-29 Superfortress now stands as a memorial left in the moors.
Deepcar, England

The Dragon of Wantley

A stone wall commemorates the legend of a ferocious dragon who literally got his butt kicked by a knight.
Yorkshire, England

The Oaks Disaster Memorial

A churchyard in Ardsley houses a memorial dedicated to the victims of England’s worst mining disaster.
South Yorkshire, England

Oaks Memorial Sculpture

Graham Ibbesons's moving tribute to the victims of England's worst mining disaster.
Ashton-in-Makerfield, England

Rectory Nurseries

Quirky outsider art transforms this garden shop into a little stone fantasyland.
North Yorkshire, England

Eden Camp

WWII artifacts, including the building itself.
Harmby, England

Harmby Waterfall

A small waterfall tucked away in the forest of Harmby Gill.
Nottinghamshire, England

Chapel of Saint Mary the Virgin

English Protestants once criticized this enormous private chapel for being too ornate.
Bolsover, England

Cundy House

This restored 17th century "conduit house," often mistaken for a watchtower, actually supplied water to nearby Bolsover Castle.
Manchester, England

Soviet Engels Statue

Manchester salvaged this sculpture of the adopted Mancunian when it was no longer wanted in Ukraine.
Rawtenstall, England

Mr Fitzpatrick's Temperance Bar

The last of the 19th-century booze-free bars has been slinging teetotal tonics for over a century.
Sheffield, England

Shepherd Wheel

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

Brimham Rocks

Astonishing rock formations dot the Brimham Moor landscape.
Barnsley, England

Monk Bretton Priory

These medieval monastery ruins are surprisingly overlooked by most tourists.
Norton, England

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

A preserved 18th century steel factory.
Lancashire, England

The Singing Ringing Tree

A metal tree emits eerie, melodic notes on top of Lancashire's Crown Point.
Whiston, England

Whiston Manorial Barn

In England, a barn-turned-wedding venue dates back to the 13th century.
York, England

York Cold War Bunker

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