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Murray's Monument
Murray's Monument
Obelisk Newton Stewart Scotland

Monument built in 1835 in memory of a local shepherd's boy, Alexander Murray.

Steel Ladle Truck
Steel Ladle Truck
Machinery Consett County Durham

A ladle train that would transfer hot metal within the Consett Steelworks.

Sybil's Well
Sybil's Well
Fountain Branxton Northumberland

A well head commissioned by Lady Waterford that was once fed by a natural spring and linked to the Battle Of Flodden.

Kielder Column
Kielder Column
Art Kielder Northumberland

A stone artwork by John Maine that forms part of the Kielder Forest Art and Architecture Trail.

Beacon On Beacon Hill South
Beacon On Beacon Hill South
Landmark Richmond North Yorkshire

A beacon on a hill just outside Richmond that was supposidly erected for Millennium celebrations.

Ladykirk House Lion Gates
Ladykirk House Lion Gates
Building Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

A proud standing Percy lion atop a grandiose gateway to the old Ladykirk House in Upsettlington.

Sizergh
Sizergh
Estate Kendal Cumbria

A medieval house with Tudor and 18th-century additions in Kendal, Cumbria.

Giant Trowel
Giant Trowel
Art Ashington Northumberland

A giant trowel next to the North Seaton Community Centre in Ashington.

Bridlington Priory
Bridlington Priory
Religious Place Bridlington East Riding Of Yorkshire

Priory founded in 1113, nestled in the heart of Bridlington old town.

Saltburn Pier
Saltburn Pier
Building Saltburn North Yorkshire

The first pier on the North East Coast and last pier in Yorkshire.

Kilnsike Tower
Kilnsike Tower
Bastle Jedburgh Borders

A tumble down 16th century pele tower in the Borders, built with the biggest cyclopean stones, and only sheep for neighbours.

South Shields Lifeboat Memorial
South Shields Lifeboat Memorial
Statue South Shields Tyne And Wear

A monument built to commemorate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee and also celebrate William Wouldhave and Henry Greathead, two of the people credited with the design of the first self-righting lifeboat.

Dunmoor Hill Stone Circle
Dunmoor Hill Stone Circle
Stone Circle Ingram Valley Northumberland

A little stone circle sitting at the bottom of Dunmoor next to Cunyan Crags.

Copley Chimney
Copley Chimney
Chimney Bishop Auckland County Durham

A 35m tall chimney that was part of the Gaunless Valley Lead Mill.

St Martins Priory
St Martins Priory
Religious Place Richmond North Yorkshire

Ruins of a 12th century Benedictine priory, close to the banks of the River Swale.

Rothbury Trenches
Rothbury Trenches
Military Rothbury Northumberland

Training trenches dug by members of the 18th Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers in preparation for World War I.

The Priest And Clerk
The Priest And Clerk
Crag, Rock And Cairn Rothbury Northumberland

Two weathered rock formations representing a priest and his clerk on the banks of Cartington Hill in Rothbury.

Belatucadros Wall Art
Belatucadros Wall Art
Art Carlisle Cumbria

Mural of the Fair Slayer By Smug.

Durham Heron
Durham Heron
Statue Durham County Durham

A model of the Grey Heron that frequents the area.

Saltwell Park
Saltwell Park
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

A 19th Century Public Park designed by Edward Kemp.

Bitts Park
Bitts Park
Landscape Carlisle Cumbria

Victorian Park alongside the River Eden with contemporary and traditional artwork, statues, and musical instruments.

Paddy's Hole
Paddy's Hole
Landscape Redcar North Yorkshire

A late 19th century secluded harbor and part of the South Gare Breakwater.

Saltburn Cliff Tramway
Saltburn Cliff Tramway
Machinery Saltburn North Yorkshire

Saltburn is home to the oldest water-balanced funicular in the UK and the second oldest in the whole wide world! A cliff lift with the most sensational view of the sea and sand below.

Longstone Lighthouse
Longstone Lighthouse
Lighthouse Farne Islands Northumberland

Lighthouse built in 1826, where Grace Darling spotted the wreck of the SS Forfarshire.

Carlisle Cathedral
Carlisle Cathedral
Religious Place Carlisle Cumbria

A small Cathedral but perfectly (almost) formed with a celestial ceiling.

Harthope Linn
Harthope Linn
Waterfall The Cheviots Northumberland

A secluded waterfall and plunge pool in the Harthope Valley next to The Cheviot.

The Church of St Gregory The Great
The Church of St Gregory The Great
Religious Place Wooler Northumberland

A beautiful church filled with art, history and culture in the fork of the road up to the College Valley.

RSPB Bempton Cliffs
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Landscape Flamborough East Riding Of Yorkshire

An RSPB reserve comprising chalk cliffs and grassland, home to one of the UK's largest seabird colonies.

Sewerby Hall
Sewerby Hall
Estate Bridlington East Riding Of Yorkshire

50 acre estate, formerly owned by the Greame family and built in 1714.

Alnwick Castle
Alnwick Castle
Castle Alnwick Northumberland

A castle and country house in Alnwick, Northumberland. It is the seat of The 12th Duke of Northumberland.

Flamborough Toposcope
Flamborough Toposcope
Art Flamborough East Riding Of Yorkshire

A Toposcope commemorating an important naval battle during the American Revolutionary Wars.

The Nick
The Nick
Art Kielder Northumberland

A piece of public art providing seating, shelter and a belta view over North Tyne Valley.

Whittonstall Wicker Man
Whittonstall Wicker Man
Art Stocksfield Northumberland

A cool rural wicker man, keeping an eye on any bad lads on the border of Northumberland and Durham.

Robinson Memorial
Robinson Memorial
Landmark Kielder Northumberland

A remote memorial cairn to Lord Robinson who was instrumental in forming the British Forestry Commission and Kielder Forest.

Canary Mural Wheatley Hill
Canary Mural Wheatley Hill
Art Peterlee County Durham

A stunning mural depicting the release of a yellow canary which references the area's mining days and has significance for the future.

Flamborough Castle
Flamborough Castle
Castle Flamborough East Riding Of Yorkshire

Remains of a 14th century castle in the heart of Flamborough village.

Yearning Hall
Yearning Hall
Building The Cheviots Northumberland

A ruined farm house on top of Yearning Law near the border ridge.

The Drinking Dinosaur
The Drinking Dinosaur
Landmark Flamborough East Riding Of Yorkshire

A sea arch and rock formation that is said to resemble a drinking dinosaur at Flamborough Head.

Bondville Model Village
Bondville Model Village
Art Bridlington East Riding Of Yorkshire

Model village near Bridlington featuring local landmarks.

Berwick Bell Tower
Berwick Bell Tower
Tower Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

An octagonal bell tower in Berwick which was built in 1577 as a medieval lookout post and alarm system.

Gilnockie Tower
Gilnockie Tower
Tower Langholm Borders

Well kept 16th century peel tower in the Scottish Borders, home to the infamous Border Reiver Johnnie Armstrong.

Durham Market Place
Durham Market Place
Statue Durham County Durham

A gem of a market place with interesting sculptures, some secret creatures, and a timeline.

New Flamborough Lighthouse
New Flamborough Lighthouse
Lighthouse Flamborough East Riding Of Yorkshire

The new Flamborough Head Lighthouse built in 1806.

Flamborough Old Lighthouse
Flamborough Old Lighthouse
Lighthouse Flamborough East Riding Of Yorkshire

Built in 1674 from white chalk by Sir John Clayton and George Blake.

Ever Changing
Ever Changing
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

An abstract sculpture by Eilis O'Connell of a conical, polished stainless-steel sculpture.

Lemington Glass Works Cone
Lemington Glass Works Cone
Building Newburn Tyne And Wear

The last remaining cone from the Lemington Glass Works Cone.

Durham Riverwalk Selfie Wall
Durham Riverwalk Selfie Wall
Art Durham County Durham

Artwork on a call of angel wings, balloons and an umbrella, set up ready for a selfie.

Heatherslaw Corn Mill
Heatherslaw Corn Mill
Building Ford And Etal Northumberland

An ancient corn mill, nestled in the bend of the River Till, sitting between Ford and Etal.

Ridley Park
Ridley Park
Landscape Blyth Northumberland

A public Park in Blyth opened in 1904.

The Man with the Donkey
The Man with the Donkey
Statue South Shields Tyne And Wear

A statue to John Simpson Kirkpatrick and his unlikely companion.

Museum Of Hartlepool
Museum Of Hartlepool
Museum Hartlepool County Durham

Discover history on Hartlepool's maritime history with some unusual and macabre pieces.

Bowes Museum
Bowes Museum
Museum Barnard Castle County Durham

Designed and built as a museum in the style of a French Chateau and housing 22 galleries. Famous for the amazing kinetic art of the Silver Swan.

Charm Bracelet
Charm Bracelet
Art Saltburn North Yorkshire

Steel artwork by Richard Farrington on the Cleveland Way walking trail.

Huntcliff Guibal Fan House
Huntcliff Guibal Fan House
Building Saltburn North Yorkshire

Guibal fan house built in 1872, which once ventilated Huntcliff Ironstone mine.

Bedale Leech House
Bedale Leech House
Building Bedale North Yorkshire

A small castellated house in Bedale that was used to house leeches which were sold to local doctors for bloodletting.

Howk Bobbin Mill
Howk Bobbin Mill
Building Carlisle Cumbria

Howk Bobbin Mill is a ruined 19th century mill, it is hidden away surrounded by trees with the River Caldew running alongside it and the mystical fairy pools nearby.

Apothecary's Tower
Apothecary's Tower
Tower Skye Scotland

A neoclassical tower that stands on top of a bluff overlooking Portree harbour.

Spirit of South Shields
Spirit of South Shields
Art South Shields Tyne And Wear

Bronze statue close to the River Tyne, depicting the history of South Shields.

Lune Aqueduct
Lune Aqueduct
Bridge Lancaster Lancashire

A Georgian Grade I Listed aqueduct, the largest all-masonry aqueduct in Britain taking the Lancaster Canal over the River Lune.

Black Carts Turret
Black Carts Turret
Building Simonburn Northumberland

Turret 29A on Hadrian's Wall.

Swans in Flight
Swans in Flight
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Five bronze life-size swans in various stages of flight that look naturally interwoven with each other.

Chemical Beach
Chemical Beach
Landscape Seaham County Durham

A juxaposed scene, with chaldron wheels, industrial remains, and an old jetty against a backdrop of organic appeal.

Hetton Bogs Nature Reserve
Hetton Bogs Nature Reserve
Landscape Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

A local nature reserve with a modern history of regeneration from marshland to bog due to the end of water mills.

The National Museum Of The Royal Navy Hartlepool
The National Museum Of The Royal Navy Hartlepool
Museum Hartlepool County Durham

All that would have been dock life around the 18th century and complete with one of The Admiralties Frigates, The HMS Trincomalee.

Durham Town Hall
Durham Town Hall
Building Durham County Durham

A splendid feast of medieval lookalike architectural delights, and other things.

Rising Sun Country Park
Rising Sun Country Park
Landscape Benton Tyne And Wear

162 hectare park with ponds, walkways and bird hides.

Hermitage Castle
Hermitage Castle
Castle Hawick Scotland

A ruined border fortress built in the 13th century and associated with battles and Mary, Queen of Scots.

Chesters Hillfort
Chesters Hillfort
Hillfort East Lothian Borders

The remains of a 2,000 year old hillfort in Drem, East Lothian.

Newcastle Through the Ages
Newcastle Through the Ages
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A mural depicting history and noteworthy people and places of Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Rochester War Memorial
Rochester War Memorial
Military Rochester Northumberland

War Memorial from 1921 by the A68 in Rochester, Northumberland

Lammerside Castle
Lammerside Castle
Castle Kirkby Stephen Cumbria

Ruined 14th century pele tower set in the Cumbrian countryside.

Bewcastle Castle
Bewcastle Castle
Castle Bewcastle Cumbria

The remaining gatehouse and garderobe of Bewcastle Castle which was built in the 14th century by one of Edward III's generals.

Gan Canny
Gan Canny
Art Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A life size reminder of The Vaux Brewery wagons and Dray horses by Ray Lonsdale.

Vindolanda
Vindolanda
Museum Hexham Northumberland

A Roman Fort, surrounding settlement and museum that has been gradually excavated over the past 50 years and the location of some of the most important Roman finds in history.

Thornton Court Pig and Mushrooms
Thornton Court Pig and Mushrooms
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Steel Truffle Pigs and Mushroom Statues hidden in Newcastle Centre by the Men of Steel blacksmith Graeme Hopper.

Seaham Lime Kilns
Seaham Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln Seaham County Durham

Lime kilns located at Seaham harbour, restored in 2005.

Dunbar Battery
Dunbar Battery
Military Dunbar Borders

An 18th century battery protecting Dunbar Harbour from invasion and privateers.

The Howitzer Gun
The Howitzer Gun
Military Seaham County Durham

A 5.5 inch Howitzer Gun to celebrate Seaham's links to the Royal Artillery and coastal defence during WWII.

Tom Tallon's Crag
Tom Tallon's Crag
Crag, Rock And Cairn The Cheviots Northumberland

A cairn up near Yeavering Bell at the northern end of the Cheviots which has roots in local folklore.

Guyzance Weir
Guyzance Weir
Waterfall Guyzance Northumberland

A weir in the River Coquet which powered a nearby water mill, but was also the scene of a wartime tragedy.

Davidson's Monument
Davidson's Monument
Statue Carlisle Cumbria

A remote 19th century monument in the border forest of Kershope marking the spot of a gamekeeper killed by poachers and a large prehistoric Neolithic burial mound.

Housesteads Roman Fort
Housesteads Roman Fort
Military Hexham Northumberland

A Roman Fort that forms part of Hadrian's Wall at the frontier of the Roman Empire.

Richmond Castle
Richmond Castle
Castle Richmond North Yorkshire

Early Norman castle built in the 1070s by Alan Rufus.

Northumbria University Art Trail
Northumbria University Art Trail
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Exploring the old and modern art around the Northumbria University Campus.

Easby Abbey
Easby Abbey
Religious Place Richmond North Yorkshire

Ruins of a 12th century Premonstratensian abbey in the hamlet of Easby.

Codex Amiatinus Sculpture
Codex Amiatinus Sculpture
Art Sunderland Tyne And Wear

The Sunderland Codex sculpture outside the University of Sunderland vividly depicts the Codex Amiatinus, the world's oldest single-volume Latin Bible.

Mowbray Park
Mowbray Park
Statue Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A Victorian park with many fine features, sculptures, and modern-day art installations including reference to Lewis Carroll.

Dally Castle
Dally Castle
Castle Bellingham Northumberland

Explore 13th century Dally Castle ruins, one of Northumberland's earliest hall houses showcasing medieval architecture.

Richmond Obelisk
Richmond Obelisk
Obelisk Richmond North Yorkshire

An obelisk standing in Richmond Market Place dating to 1771 with a surprising hidden secret.

Piercebridge Roman Fort
Piercebridge Roman Fort
Building Darlington County Durham

Remains of a roman fort built around 260AD

Vane Tempest Sculpture
Vane Tempest Sculpture
Art Seaham County Durham

Sculpture depicting the skyline of the old Vane Tempest colliery in Seaham.

Mealt Waterfall And Kilt Rock
Mealt Waterfall And Kilt Rock
Waterfall Skye Scotland

A 60m waterfall cascading into the sea next to a 90m basalt cliff resembling a kilt.

Shildon Railway Art Works
Shildon Railway Art Works
Art Shildon County Durham

A series of railway related art works in Shildon.

Causeway House
Causeway House
Building Bardon Mill Northumberland

Sitting on a blowy corner of the Northumberland National Park, is Causeway House, Northumberland's only heather thatched cottage. With a history of hidden lucky roof charms and close to a Roman Milecastle.

Shotton Colliery War Memorial
Shotton Colliery War Memorial
Military Shotton County Durham

Lifesize Durham Light Infantry soldier atop a plinth with his rifle.

Lampounette Near The Penny Ferry Bridge
Lampounette Near The Penny Ferry Bridge
Art Durham County Durham

Yes, a 20 foot high desk lamp in green that was part of the Lumiere festival.

Dunbar Castle
Dunbar Castle
Castle Dunbar Borders

One of Scotland's strongest fortresses sitting in a prominent position overlooking the harbour of Dunbar.

Murton Cenotaph And Children of Mothers
Murton Cenotaph And Children of Mothers
Statue Seaham County Durham

A serene sculpture by Ray Lonsdale, positioned eloquently by The Cenotaph in Murton, near Seaham.

Georgian Sundials
Georgian Sundials
Machinery Richmond North Yorkshire

Georgian era sundials on two facades of one house at The Green in Richmond.

Thomas Wright Observatory
Thomas Wright Observatory
Folly Bishop Auckland County Durham

Observatory dating from 1765, built by local astronomer Thomas Wright.

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