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London, England

London's Stretcher Railings

The fences outside some of South London's estates are made from recycled World War II stretchers.
Gloucestershire, England

Chedworth Roman Villa

Deep in the countryside lie the remains of one of the grandest Roman dwellings in Britain.
London, England

The Soho Square Hut

The Tudor-style cottage in the middle of the square is not quite what it seems.
Broadway, England

Broadway Tower and Nuclear Bunker

A petite castle folly in the English countryside.
London, England

Down Street Underground Station

The secret wartime bunker built on the platforms of an abandoned Tube station.
London, England

Leinster Gardens False Facades

You'd never know the houses at 23-24 Leinster Gardens were fakes—until you see the train tracks on the other side.
London, England

The Navigators

Ship-sized kinetic sculptural fantasy.
Oxfordshire, England

Uffington White Horse

The granddaddy of English geoglyphs dates back to the late Bronze Age.
London, England

Trafalgar Square Imperial Measurements

These official units of measurement—including chains and perches—lie hidden beneath tourists' feet in a popular London hub.
Keswick, England

Castlerigg Stone Circle

Stonehenge has nothing on Castlerigg’s views.
Wiltshire, England

Avebury

The largest stone circle in the world has ended up bringing up more questions than it has answered.
London, England

Algerian Coffee Stores

Since 1887, this old-school shop has stacked its shelves with extraordinary coffees and teas.
Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury

Fascinating town where normal life interfaces with the occult.
London, England

Battersea Power Station

Pop culture has helped to keep this iconic British building from being destroyed.
Knaresborough, England

Mother Shipton's Cave and the Petrifying Well

Once thought to be the mysterious work of a witchy prophetess, a well with unusual properties turns objects into "stone".
London, England

Crystal Palace Dinosaurs

Abstract dinosaur models in London.
London, England

Paddington Bear Statue

After nearly 60 years, there's still a bear at Paddington Station looking for help.
London, England

Earl's Court Police Box

The Metropolitan Police refurbished the blue box (perhaps not coincidentally) the same year "Doctor Who" returned to TV screens.
Whitby, England

Ruins of Whitby Abbey

The gloomy ruins that inspired Bram Stoker to bring Dracula to life.
London, England

Temple of Mithras

Rebuilt remains of a temple to Roman god Mithras.
London, England

Greenwich Foot Tunnel

A 1,215-foot tunnel transports pedestrians beneath the River Thames.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

Eighty million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
London, England

Cecil Court

A charming 17th-century alley is lined with secondhand bookstores and antiquarian shops.