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Sheffield, England

The Steelworker Mural

This magnificent mural was created with over 30,000 colored bricks.
London, England

Torso in Metal from Rock Drill

This haunting sculpture was created as a statement on the mechanized warfare of the First World War.
London, England

Coade Stone Caryatids

A measuring mishap led to these artificial stone ladies losing their stomachs.
London, England

Jeremy Bentham's Auto-Icon

The remains of the great moral philosopher reside in a university in London.
Whitby, England

199 Steps Coffin Benches

These planks were originally installed to hold the dead.
London, England

Dick Whittington’s Cat

A monument to the thrice mayor of London who according to lore made his fortune by selling his rat-chasing cat.
York, England

Shambles of York

Follow the original medieval paths that wind through this intriguing section of the city.
Sheffield, England

Bessemer Converter at Kelham Island Industrial Museum

One of the last remnants of the Bessemer process that revolutionized steel production during the industrial age.
Liverpool, England

Church of St. Luke, Liverpool

Gutted during the Liverpool Blitz, this architectural husk has been left destroyed in honor of the dead.
Gloucestershire, England

Chedworth Roman Villa

Deep in the countryside lie the remains of one of the grandest Roman dwellings in Britain.
London, England

Animals in War Memorial

A unique tribute to the millions of animals who served and died for the British military.
London, England

Traitors' Gate

The watery entrance for condemned prisoners heading to the Tower of London is still visible along the Thames.
London, England

The Tower Ravens

Six ravens are kept captive (but well-fed) at the Tower of London to prevent the fall of the Crown.
Wroxall, England

Appuldurcombe House

This shell of a historic manor house on the Isle of Wight is said to be the most haunted site on the island.
Sheffield, England

Water Sculptures of Sheaf Square

An enormous steel waterfall is a nod to the substance that shaped Britain's Steel City.
Sheffield, England

Alfred Denny Museum

Long-secret natural history museum, featuring the skull of a "Terror Bird."
Eyam, England

Eyam Plague Village Museum

Eyam took steps to quarantine themselves and keep the plague from spreading.
Sheffield, England

Paternoster Lift

One of the last doorless, continuously moving elevators still in use in the U.K.
Tintagel, England

Tintagel Castle

A fantastic castle rumored to be the birthplace of King Arthur.
Cornwall, England

The Eden Project

The largest greenhouse in the world is home to over one million types of plants.
Gateshead, England

The Angel of the North

Huge winged monument in the United Kingdom.
London, England

Two Princes Staircase

Richard III supposedly disposed of his nephews' bodies here in an effort to seal his claim to the throne.
London, England

Monument to the Unknown Artist

The London statue that imitates passersby.
Paris, France

Pont de la Concorde

This bridge was constructed from the rubble of the infamous Bastille.