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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.
Withernsea, England

The Sandcastle

This two-towered gateway is all that remains of the unluckiest pier in the world.
Whitby, England

Whitby Horse Mounting Blocks

These carved, weathered stones once gave mail carriers and pub goers a leg up.
Lincolnshire, England

Woodhall Spa Bath House

This former Victorian bathhouse was all the rage during the mid-19th century and put Woodhall on the map.
Cleethorpes, England

The Signal Box Inn

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

Whitby Museum, Library & Archive

The curious and tiny collection contains some very odd objects.
Ironbridge, England

The Iron Bridge

This bridge is the first to be made entirely from iron, but designed like it was still made of wood.
North Yorkshire, England

Scarborough Railway Station Bench

Believed to be the longest railway bench in the world.
Grasmere, England

Dove Cottage

This charming English house was once the home of England's most famous poet.
Bishop Auckland, England

Auckland Castle Deer House

This Georgian Gothic building was created to shelter and feed deer.
Hull, England

The Hull Mermaid

This mummified mermaid corpse is an aquatic curio that was eventually revealed to be a fake.
Lincoln, England

Lincoln Tank Memorial

The world's first military tank was designed in this English city amid the stalemate of WWI trench warfare.
North Yorkshire, England

Eden Camp

WWII artifacts, including the building itself.
Kiplingcotes, England

Kiplingcotes Derby

You don't have to be a professional jockey to ride in Britain's oldest horse race.
North Yorkshire, England

Buttertubs Pass

A steep and winding road in the Yorkshire Dales passes by these deep natural potholes.
North Yorkshire, England

Kilburn White Horse

England's largest white horse isn't even white.
Harmby, England

Harmby Waterfall

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

Calke Abbey

This home of a taxidermy hoarder is among the grandest and most singular of historic English estates.
North Yorkshire, England

Red Telephone Box Graveyard

The ghosts of Britain's telecommunication past sit rusting away in a small village in England.
Blackpool, England

High Tide Organ

This sculpture is an instrument played by the swell of the seas.
North Yorkshire, England

Swinton Druids Temple

Although it appears ancient and mysterious, the quirky folly was actually built 200 years ago by an eccentric estate owner.
North Yorkshire, England

Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival

Each year this small English village becomes overrun with outlandish straw men.
Ripon, England

Ripon Cathedral Crypt

Reputedly based on the tomb of Jesus Christ, this crypt is the oldest surviving structure of any cathedral in England.
York, England

Yorkshire Air Museum

This aircraft museum is home to one of just three Halifax bombers in the world.