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Image for Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur (Sint Salvatorskathedraal) - Bruges, Belgiumview gallery

NENE114.1 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCathédrale Saint-Sauveur (Sint Salvatorskathedraal) - Bruges, Belgium

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[EN]The Saint-Sauveur Cathedral was built in the 10th century, it is the oldest church in Bruges. [FR]La cathédrale Saint-Sauveur a été bâtie au Xe siècle, c'est la plus ancienne église de Bruges. [NL]De Saint-Sauveur-kathedraal werd gebouwd in de 10e eeuw, het is de oudste kerk in Brugge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

date approved: 4/9/2018

last visited: 4/12/2019

Image for Maidstone Museum & Art Gallery (Chillington House) - St Faith's Street, Maidstone, UKview gallery

NWNW114.1 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMaidstone Museum & Art Gallery (Chillington House) - St Faith's Street, Maidstone, UK

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Chillington House, an Elizabethan manor house, houses the Maidstone Museum and Art Gallery. The manor house was completed in 1577 and opened as the Charles Museum in 1858 and was later renamed the Maidstone Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/26/2016

last visited: never

Image for St Faith's Church - Station Road, Maidstone, UKview gallery

NWNW114.1 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt Faith's Church - Station Road, Maidstone, UK

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St Faith's Church lies on the west side of Station Road, to the north of the Maidstone Museum and Art Gallery, in the south east corner of Brenchley Gardens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/2/2016

last visited: never

Image for County Hall (Old Sessions House) - Sessions House Square, Maidstone, UKview gallery

NWNW114.1 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCounty Hall (Old Sessions House) - Sessions House Square, Maidstone, UK

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Kent County Council (KCC) is based in County Hall in Maidstone and was formerly known as the Sessions House and was designed by Robert Smirke in 1824. The building is Grade II listed and runs along the south west face of Maidstone Prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/3/2016

last visited: never

Image for Invicta House - Sandling Road, Maidstone, UKview gallery

NWNW114.3 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesInvicta House - Sandling Road, Maidstone, UK

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Invicta House, built c1983, is the home to some 1200 staff working for Kent County Council. Having a hexagonal shape it is clearly visible from above and is located on the north east side of Sandling Road in Maidstone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/3/2016

last visited: never

Image for Beffroi de Bruges (Belfort van Brugge) - Bruges, Belgiqueview gallery

NENE114.4 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBeffroi de Bruges (Belfort van Brugge) - Bruges, Belgique

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[EN] The Belfry of Bruges is a high medieval tower overlooking the Cloth Hall on the Grote Markt. [FR] Le Beffroi de Bruges est une haute tour médiévale surmontant la Halle aux draps sur la Grand-Place. [NL] Het Belfort van Brugge is een hoge middeleeuwse toren met uitzicht op de Lakenhal op de Grote Markt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

date approved: 4/9/2018

last visited: 9/26/2019

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SS145.6 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMuséum d’Histoire Naturelle - Rouen, France

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[EN] The natural history museum of Rouen was founded in 1828 and occupies the convent Sainte-Marie (XVIIth century) in Rouen [FR] Le muséum d'histoire naturelle de Rouen a été fondé en 1828 et occupe le couvent Sainte-Marie (XVIIe siècle) à Rouen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 11/5/2017

last visited: 8/15/2017

Image for Tour Jeanne-d'Arc - Rouen, Franceview gallery

SS145.8 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesTour Jeanne-d'Arc - Rouen, France

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[EN] The tower Jeanne-d'Arc was the tower mistress of the castle of Rouen built by Philippe Auguste from 1204. [FR] La tour Jeanne-d'Arc était la tour maîtresse du château de Rouen construit par Philippe Auguste à partir de 1204.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 11/5/2017

last visited: 7/12/2018

Image for Abbey Church of St. Ouen - Rouen, Franceview gallery

SS146.1 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesAbbey Church of St. Ouen - Rouen, France

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[EN] The Abbey of Saint-Ouen was one of the most powerful Benedictine monasteries in Normandy. [FR] L'abbaye de Saint-Ouen fut l'un des plus puissants monastères bénédictins de Normandie.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 11/5/2017

last visited: 7/12/2018

Image for A cross on the site of Joan of Arc execution - Rouen, Franceview gallery

SS146.3 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesA cross on the site of Joan of Arc execution - Rouen, France

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The Joan of Arc Memorial Cross is located next to L'église Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc at the west end of the Rue du Gros Horloge in Rouen.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 3/12/2017

last visited: 7/12/2018

Image for Cathédrale de Rouen - Rouen, Normandy, Franceview gallery

SS146.5 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCathédrale de Rouen - Rouen, Normandy, France

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The Cathédrale de Rouen is located at the east end of the Rue du Gros Horloge in Rouen, France

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: France

date approved: 3/12/2017

last visited: 7/12/2018

Image for St John's Abbey Gatehouse - St John's Green, Colchester, UKview gallery

NWNW150.2 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt John's Abbey Gatehouse - St John's Green, Colchester, UK

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St John's Abbey Gatehouse is all that remains of St John's Abbey. The gatehouse, that was built in the 15th century, stands at the centre of what would have been the Abbey's northern boundary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/3/2016

last visited: never

Image for (Former) St Giles Church - St John's Green, Colchester, UKview gallery

NWNW150.2 km

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Satellite Imagery Oddities(Former) St Giles Church - St John's Green, Colchester, UK

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The church was built in the 12th century with changes made each century onwards. The church was closed in 1953 and was used by St John Ambulance until 1972 when it was converted into a masonic hall which is what it is used for today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/3/2016

last visited: never

Image for St Botolph's Priory - St Botolph's Priory Walk, Colchester, UKview gallery

NWNW150.2 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt Botolph's Priory - St Botolph's Priory Walk, Colchester, UK

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The ruins of St Botolph's Priory, built in the 12th century, are located to the south east of Colchester town centre. There is no charge to wander around this peaceful location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: never

Image for (Former) Holy Trinity Church - Trinity Street, Colchester, UKview gallery

NWNW150.5 km

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Satellite Imagery Oddities(Former) Holy Trinity Church - Trinity Street, Colchester, UK

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This former Anglican church is a Grade I listed building. The tower was built in the mid-11th century, probably about 1020, using Roman brick. It continued in use as a church until 1956 and is currently a café and arts centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: never

Image for Colchester Castle - Castle Park, Colchester, UKview gallery

NWNW150.5 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesColchester Castle - Castle Park, Colchester, UK

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Colchester Castle, that dates from the 11th century, is a Grade I listed building that is located in the beautiful Castle Park in Colchester. The castle is open daily for visitors for which a charge is made.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: never

Image for St Mary's Art Centre (St Mary-at-the-Walls Church) - Church Street, Colchester, UKview gallery

NWNW150.6 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt Mary's Art Centre (St Mary-at-the-Walls Church) - Church Street, Colchester, UK

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The church of St Mary-at-the-Walls was built against Colchester's Roman wall in the west of the town. The first recorded church was in 1206. The church tower was destroyed in the English Civil War and was rebuilt in 1729 and 1911.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/13/2016

last visited: never

Image for St Peter's Church - North Hill, Colchester, UKview gallery

NWNW150.6 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt Peter's Church - North Hill, Colchester, UK

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St Peter's Church stands on the east side of North Hill at the top of the hill. There has been a church on this site since before the Doomsday survey of 1086.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/14/2016

last visited: never

Image for Jumbo (Balkerne) Water Tower - Balkerne Gardens, Colchester, UKview gallery

NWNW150.6 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesJumbo (Balkerne) Water Tower - Balkerne Gardens, Colchester, UK

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This magnificent, Victorian water tower dates from 1882-83 and is the largest remaining Victorian water tower in the United Kingdom. Located in Balkerne Gardens, in Colchester, it dominates the skyline and is visible from all around the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2015

last visited: never

Image for Balkerne Gate - Balkerne Gardens, Colchester, UKview gallery

NWNW150.8 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBalkerne Gate - Balkerne Gardens, Colchester, UK

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The Balkerne Gate is located in the Roman Wall of Colchester on the west side of the town. Believed to have been originally built as a monumental arch it was later incorporated into the Roman wall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/13/2016

last visited: never

Image for Middle Mill Weir - River Colne, Colchester, UKview gallery

NWNW151 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMiddle Mill Weir - River Colne, Colchester, UK

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Middle Mill Weir is on the River Colne in Colchester. The weir is located alongside a waterwheel that was used by Middle Mill. The machinery for operating the sluice gates is still in place but looks to be out-of-service.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/19/2015

last visited: never

Image for Le Château de Gisors - Gisors, Franceview gallery

SS154.5 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesLe Château de Gisors - Gisors, France

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[EN] The castle of Gisors is an old castle of the XIth and XIIth centuries. [FR] Le château de Gisors est un ancien château fort des XIe et XIIe siècles

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 2/4/2017

last visited: 2/3/2017

Image for Le château de Robert le Diable - Moulineaux, Franceview gallery

SWSW160.5 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesLe château de Robert le Diable - Moulineaux, France

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[EN] Robert Castle the Devil, feudal castle of the period of the Dukes of Normandy, is located in Moulineaux, near Rouen. [FR] Le château de Robert le Diable, château féodal de la période des ducs de Normandie, est situé à Moulineaux, près de Rouen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 10/27/2019

last visited: 7/5/2015

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