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Henshaw, England

Sycamore Gap

Also known as "Robin Hood's tree," this tree became a famed location along Hadrian's Wall before it was cut down in an act of vandalism.
Bath, England

Bath Market Pillar

Since 1768, the pillar at Guildhall Market in Bath has been a hub of economic transactions.
Bristol, England

Pero's Bridge

This pedestrian footbridge honors Pero Jones, an enslaved African who lived in Bristol.
York, England

Shrine of Saint Margaret Clitherow

A shrine to one of England's female saints in what is believed to be her former home.
Bath, England

Head of Sulis Minerva

The accidental discovery of this gilt bronze head led archaeologists to find the Roman Baths in the city of Bath
Oxford, England

Majapahit Piggy Bank

A rare specimen of the ancient piggy bank of Java resides in one of the unassuming corners of the Ashmolean.
Devizes, England

The Crammer

Legend says the people of Wiltshire got their "Moonraker" nickname from this small pond.
Pewsey, England

Pewsey White Horse

This figure was cut into the hillside in 1937 to commemorate the coronation of King George VI.
Bradford-on-Avon, England

Town Bridge & Lock-up

This bridge later moonlighted as a local jail.
Widecombe in the Moor, England

Widecombe Fair Horse

This painted wooden sculpture depicts the characters of a popular Devon folk song.
Walney, England

Piel Island

On this small spit of land, the person who runs the public house is considered the King of Piel Island.
Isle of Skye, Scotland

The Fairy Flag of Dunvegan Castle

Inside a Scottish castle hangs the tattered remains of a flag with murky origins and supposed magic powers.
York, England

Reliquary of St. Margaret Clitherow

The preserved left hand of a saint once known as "the Pearl of York."
North Berwick, Scotland

North Berwick Law

An amazing model of a whale's jaw bone pays homage to the region's seafaring traditions.
Bigton, Scotland

St Ninian's Chapel

This former chapel resides on an island connected to the mainland by one of Shetland's iconic beachy tombolos.
London, England

Hoover Building

A masterpiece of Art Deco architecture hidden in plain sight in West London.
Rowde, England

Caen Hill Locks

This section of the Kennet and Avon Canal has been designated the same level of heritage protection as Stonehenge.
Plymouth, England

The Leviathan

Overlooking the spot where the Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower stands Devon's answer to the Colossus of Rhodes.
Postbridge, England

Postbridge Clapper Bridge

This ancient stone bridge dates back to the early Middle Ages.
Eyam, England

Hall Hill Troughs

One of the U.K's earliest public water supplies is within the "plague village."
Devon, England

Exercise Tiger Memorial

A disastrous D-Day rehearsal was relatively unknown until this sunken tank was discovered 40 years later.
Devizes, England

Devizes Market Cross

The plaques around this 19th-century structure recall some rather strange tales.
Malmesbury, England

Malmesbury Abbey Musket Damage

Scars from the English Civil War mar this medieval sanctuary.
Bristol, England

Lollipop Be-Bop

A plaque claims this artwork outside a children's hospital was used in the 1998 Quidditch World Cup.