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Winchester, England

Wayfarer's Dole

Ask nicely, and stewards of a centuries-old charitable tradition will give you free bread and beer.
Winchester, England

'Sound II' at Winchester Cathedral

This silent sentry in the crypt below a large Gothic cathedral is often knee-deep in water.
Winchester, England

The Great West Window

This cathedral's stained-glass patchwork of psychedelic colors and shapes was put in place long before the swinging 60s.
Winchester, England

Winchester Round Table

A medieval replica of King Arthur's legendary table, the Round Table hanging in Winchester Castle was decorated by Henry VIII.
Winchester, England

The Grave of Thomas Thetcher

This gravestone and its inscription inspired a movement that has spanned generations and saved countless lives.
Shoreham-by-Sea, England

Houseboats of Shoreham

A motley, fantastical agglomeration of unlikely houseboats along the Shoreham-by-Sea riverbank.
Portslade, England

Portslade ‘Gassie’

This desolate boat was once a key form of public transportation for Portslade residents.
Hove, England

Armada Beacon

This large torch on the Hove coastline helped Sir Francis Drake defend England from the Spanish fleet.
Hove, England

'Fingermaze'

This seemingly normal pathway actually forms a giant fingerprint.
Hove, England

The Goldstone

This craggy boulder is fabled to be either a druidic relic or Satan's stumbling block.
Hove, England

Waterloo Street Arch and Gardens

Tucked between a side street and a theater, this arch once led to a prestigious riding school, and now opens to a courtyard and community garden.
Hove, England

Victorian Seaside Shelters

These seaside shelters once enjoyed by royalty remain a part of local history.
Hove, England

Everest's Grave

An unassuming churchyard is the resting place of a pioneering surveyor and reluctant namesake of a mountain.
Gillingham, England

The PS Medway Queen

The "Heroine of Dunkirk" rescued over 7,000 Allied troops during the historic World War II evacuation.
Brighton, England

Quadrophenia Alley

This tiny alleyway is now a shrine to a subculture riot between the mods and rockers.
Brighton, England

'Twins'

These shopping center benches are actually a modern art installation.
Brighton, England

Brighton Waste House

This concept building is the UK's first attempt at making a permanent structure of nothing but trash.
Brighton, England

The Royal Pavilion

Regency-era excess on the English Coast.
Brighton, England

Brighton Beach Flint Grotto

One fisherman has used his love of pebbles and shore to create a crazy garden of rocky art.
Brighton, England

Madeira Lift

Decrepit Victorian public lift is a white-knuckle ride.
Sandgate, England

Sandgate Castle

This Tudor-era castle was once part of King Henry VIII's plan to protect England from invasion.
Sandgate, England

House of H.G. Wells

In a small Kentish seaside stands the former home of one of the greatest science-fiction writers.
Dover, England

Bronze Age Boat

One of the oldest seagoing boats in the world can be found at the Dover Museum.
Kent, England

Coldrum Long Barrow

A Neolithic burial site built 1,000 years before Stonehenge.