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Manchester, England

Out House

The remnants of a depressing public toilet are now a hub of ever evolving street art.
Manchester, England

A Monument to Vimto

A giant wooden soda bottle pays homage to a distinctly British drink on the very spot where it was invented.
Manchester, England

Godlee Observatory

Despite having a dome made of papier-mâché this tiny observatory has survived for over a century.
Manchester, England

Circus Tavern

This tiny watering hole claims to have the smallest bar counter in Europe.
Manchester, England

Guardian Telephone Exchange Tunnels

This nondescript building hides an entrance to an underground nuclear tunnel system.
Manchester, England

Peterloo Memorial

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

Pleasley Pit

This park and coal mine heritage site is home to two of the last steam winding engines in the UK.
Emley, England

Emley Moor Transmitter Tower

The tallest freestanding structure in the United Kingdom.
Wortley, England

Green Moor Village Stocks

In a quiet hamlet above Penistone, these village stocks are still standing.
Barlborough, England

Golden Gate Memorial Arch

This Victorian gate contains cryptic inscriptions in Greek, Latin, and Hebrew.
Shireoaks, England

The Giant's Staircase at Chesterfield Canal

This centuries-old canal known as the Cuckoo Dyke has a staircase of locks suitable for a giant.
Swinton, England

Waterloo Pottery Kiln

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

Wentworth Woodhouse

The UK's largest private house was the subject of a long-lasting political dispute.
Sheffield, England

Sheffield Botanical Gardens Bear Pit

In the 19th century, this pit housed a fully grown black bear for the entertainment of visitors. Today there is a sculpture in tribute to the poor creature.
Rotherham, England

The Chapel of Our Lady

This oddly placed 15th-century church is one of only six bridge chapels left in England.
Rotherham, England

Boston Castle

This small crenelated building was built by a British aristocrat who supported the American Revolution and may have named it in memory of a pivotal battle.
Whiston, England

Whiston Manorial Barn

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

Toad's Mouth

The view from this giant Stone Age toad is unexpectedly beautiful.
Hope Valley, England

The Round Building

This petite cutlery factory sits on the foundations of a defunct gasworks.
Hathersage, England

Little John's Grave

A headstone notes where the most famous of Robin Hood's legendary Merry Men is reportedly buried.
Derbyshire, England

England's 'ER' Plantations

The patches of trees pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II.
Eyam, England

Hall Hill Troughs

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

Eyam Plague Village Museum

Eyam took steps to quarantine themselves and keep the plague from spreading.
Bayeux, France

Bayeux Tapestry

This enormous "cloth of the conquest" depicts the Norman invasion of England in mind-blowing detail.