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Sheffield, England

Lodge Moor POW Camp Ruins

A brick foundation and piles of listing building materials are all that remains of this World War II POW camp.
Duckmanton, England

Walking Together

A poignant memorial to the 106 coal miners killed in three major accidents in Derbyshire.
Temple Normanton, England

Saint James the Apostle Church

A unique 1980s designed church sits uncomfortably in its traditional Victorian churchyard.
Sheffield, England

Hillsborough Stadium Disaster Memorials

Three memorials honor the victims of the worst sports stadium disaster in Britain.
Sheffield, England

Cobweb Bridge

The whimsical steel spider lurking in the shadows of this suspension bridge shows that engineers can have a sense of humor.
Old Whittington, England

Revolution House

A secret meeting in this small cottage changed the course of British history.
Chesterfield, England

Tapton House

The former home of a railway legend and the site of a gigantic labyrinth.
Derbyshire, England

Chesterfield Snail

This enormous spiral sculpture looks strangely out of place on the edge of a housing development.
Chesterfield, England

Chesterfield's Crooked Spire

The whimsical twist of this spire was either caused by the Devil, an unexpected virgin, or lead.
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.
South Yorkshire, England

Barnsley Main Colliery

These ruins are a monument to the region's industrial heritage, and the site of England's worst mining tragedy.
Barnsley, England

Monk Bretton Priory

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

Tennants Auction House

This remarkable building has a lot to offer, even if you're not placing a bid.
Sheffield, England

Bishops' House

This house was home to a succession of park keepers for more than 90 years, but in all that time, it never had a toilet.
Rotherham, England

Keppel's Column

An oddly shaped tower built to mark the acquittal of Admiral Keppel in a controversial 1770s case.
Sheffield, England

Burton Street School

It's known as the "Full Monty school" thanks to its role in the beloved British comedy film.
Lancashire, England

Eric Morecambe Statue

Dedicated to the legendary comedian Eric Morecambe depicting his iconic "Bring Me Sunshine" stance.
Piercebridge, England

Piercebridge Roman Bridge

This bridge once allowed Dere Street to cross the River Tees.
Catcliffe, England

Catcliffe Glass Cone

The oldest surviving glass furnace cone in Western Europe.
Sheffield, England

The Steelworker Mural

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

The Green Police Box

This police call box harkens back to an era of pre-radio communications, and has a rather unique feature.
Sheffield, England

1 O'Clock Time Signal

The once-a-day siren is a reminder of the days before time was standardized.
Sheffield, England

Women of Steel

A tribute to the women who quietly kept the local steelworks alive during both world wars.
Sheffield, England

Brendan's Glove Garden

A fitting tribute to a beloved local boxing coach that's produced four world champions.