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Image for Gloucester Cathedral - Gloucester, UKview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGloucester Cathedral - Gloucester, UK

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This has been a place of Christian worship continuously for over 1300 years, since Osric, an Anglo-Saxon prince, founded a religious house here in 678-9 AD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/20/2014

last visited: 2/27/2018

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt Nicholas Church - Westgate Street, Gloucester, UK

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St Nicholas, a former Anglican church, is no longer in regular use and is cared for by the Churches Conservation Trust. It is usually open during daylight hours.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/25/2014

last visited: 10/30/2017

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMonnow Bridge & Gate - Satellite Oddity - Monmouth, Wales.[

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Monnow Bridge and Gate - Monnow Stone Bridge is the last remaining mediaeval fortified river bridge in Britain where the gate tower stands on the bridge. Located in Monmouth, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2014

last visited: 10/27/2016

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WW48.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSkenfrith Castle - Abergavenny, Gwent, Wales.

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Skenfrith Castle (Welsh: Castell Ynysgynwraidd) a medieval Castle built on the site of a 11th Century wooden fortress. Located in the heart of the tiny village of Skenfrith, in Gwent, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/10/2014

last visited: 8/30/2017

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SWSW49.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesChepstow Castle - Satellite Oddity - Wales - Great Britain.

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Chepstow Castle (Welsh: Cas-gwent), Stands atop of cliffs overlooking the River Wye for over 800 years. You would never know you were next to the river Wye, unless you view the Castle from the Air or Space. Located in Chepstow, Gwent, South Wales,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/26/2013

last visited: 9/16/2016

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SWSW50.7 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSevern Bridge - From England To Wales

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The Severn Bridge (Welsh: Pont Hafren) is a motorway suspension bridge spanning the River Severn and River Wye between Aust, South Gloucestershire (just north of Bristol), and Chepstow, Monmouthshire in South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/13/2013

last visited: 4/23/2019

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt James Chapel - High Street, Warwick, UK

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St James Chapel stands above the west gate leading into Warwick. The original chapel was built in 1126 and was used by travellers arriving in and departing from the town. It was rebuilt in 1386 when a tower was added and the entrance gate extended.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/4/2016

last visited: 8/28/2016

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NENE53.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesLord Leycester Hospital - High Street, Warwick, UK

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Lord Leycester Hospital is a group of timber-framed buildings on Warwick High Street dating mainly from the late 14th. The "hospital" has never been a hospital in the medical meaning but served as a charitable institution.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/4/2016

last visited: 8/28/2016

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGrosmont Castle - Satellite Oddity - Wales.

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Impressive remains of 13th century castle, raised on the site of an earlier Motte & Bailey fortress. Located in the heart of the picturesque village of Grosmont, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/13/2014

last visited: 8/8/2014

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NENE54.1 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesRandolph Turpin Statue - Market Square, Warwick, UK

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This statue, of the boxer Randolph Turpin, stands on the west side of the Market Square, behind the Market Hall Museum, in Warwick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/9/2016

last visited: 8/28/2016

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NENE54.1 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMarket Hall Museum - Market Place, Warwick, UK

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The Market Hall was constructed in the late 17th century to give market traders some protection from the elements. The Warwickshire Natural History and Archaeological Society was founded here in 1836 and the museum followed shortly after.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/5/2016

last visited: never

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NENE54.2 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt Mary's Collegiate Church - Old Square, Warwick, UK

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St Mary's was founded here in 1123 with the crypt still surviving from that time. Rebuilding and additions took place in the 14th and 15th centuries. The tower and nave were destroyed by the great fire of Warwick in 1694 and were rebuilt 1704.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/11/2016

last visited: 8/28/2016

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NENE54.4 km

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Satellite Imagery Oddities[Former] St Peter's Chapel - Castle Hill, Warwick, UK

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The former St Peter's Chapel, that is now used for rental accommodation, sits atop the former east gate into the town of Warwick. Initially a place of worship it spent many years as a place of learning.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/10/2016

last visited: 10/20/2017

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt John's House Museum - St John's, Warwick, UK

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The land on which St John's House stands has had several uses over the years with the current usage being as a museum. The current house was built c1666 as a private residence and later became a school before passing to public use.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/10/2016

last visited: 10/20/2017

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSecond Severn Crossing - between England & Wales.

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The Second Severn Bridge, Severn Estuary Crossing, Carrying the M4 Motorway between England & Wales. To see the true scale of this 5000 metre long structure you need to view the bridge from space.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/8/2013

last visited: 3/2/2019

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WW57 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWhite Castle - Satellite Oddity - Abergavenny, Wales.

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White Castle is a Welsh gem. Impressive round towers guard the heart of the castle, the outer defence walls & moat are much clearer when viewed from satellite. Located in the beautiful surrounding countryside of Llantilio Crossenny, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/9/2014

last visited: 8/30/2017

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SWSW57 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCaldicot Fortress - Satellite Oddity - Wales. great Britain.

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The Castle at Caldicot built by the Normans in the middle ages. One of the secret medieval sights in Wales, now comes under the all seeing eye of the satellite, this typical medieval fortress is located in Caldicot, Gwent, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/4/2013

last visited: 1/2/2014

Image for Oxford Railway Station - Botley Road, Oxford, UKview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesOxford Railway Station - Botley Road, Oxford, UK

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Oxford railwat station is a mainline station handling services operated by: Chiltern Railways, Cross Country and Great Western Railway. The station stands about 800 metres to the west of the city centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/2/2017

last visited: never

Image for Llanfihangel Rogiet - Satellite Oddity - Wales. Great Britain.view gallery

SWSW59.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesLlanfihangel Rogiet - Satellite Oddity - Wales. Great Britain.

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The Church of St Michael and All Angels, now looked after by the Friends of Friendless Churches. A redundant, medieval church in the hamlet of Llanfihangel Rogiet near the village of, Caldicot, Gwent, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/11/2013

last visited: 10/10/2013

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBeazer Garden Maze - Bath, Somerset

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Beazer Garden Maze, created by one of England's most prolific labyrinth designers, inspired by Bath city history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/28/2017

last visited: never

Image for Clifton Suspension Bridge - Satellite Oddity - Bristol, Great Britain.view gallery

SWSW62.3 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesClifton Suspension Bridge - Satellite Oddity - Bristol, Great Britain.

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Clifton Suspension Bridge - One of the Worlds great bridges, spans the Avon Gorge & River 100's of feet below, Brunel's Clifton Suspension Bridge is featured in Virtual Globetrotting, & has been an Iconic landmark in Bristol for over 150 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/27/2015

last visited: 5/7/2019

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt Mary's Priory Church - Satellite Oddity - Abergavenny, Wales, Great Britain.[

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View of St Mary's Priory Church is the parish church for the town and community of Abergavenny for nearly 1000 years. St Marys Priory Church contains many stone artifacts including a Norman Font. Jesse, and Medieval Tombs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/18/2013

last visited: 3/11/2013

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt Martin in the Bull Ring - Edgbaston Street, Birmingham, UK

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St Martin in the Bull Ring is a Grade II* listed Anglican church in the centre of Birmingham. A church has stood here, possibly, since Saxon times with the first recorded mention being in 1263.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/4/2017

last visited: 4/21/2019

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesHall of Memory - Birmingham, England, UK.

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The Hall of Memory is located in Centenary Square, Broad Street in Birmingham city centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: 4/21/2019

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SWSW71.8 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCrane Bridge - Satellite Oddity - Newport, Wales.

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The 'Newport City Footbridge' is a landmark pedestrian suspension bridge, with a massive unique side support, crane like structure featured on Virtual Globetrotting. The bridge crosses over the River Usk in the city of Newport, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/31/2015

last visited: 7/18/2016

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