Lost Britain from above: Thousands of historic aerial photographs - which were almost lost forever - go online for the first time
Aerial view: More than 15,000 photographs, including this picture of St Paul's Cathedral in London from March 1921, have been made freely available on the internet for the first time. www.britainfromabove.org.uk
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh visit St Paul's Cathedral and Downing Street
Wren's beautiful Cathedral...An interior view of St.Paul's Cathedral in London... Today's cathedral, the fourth to occupy the site, was designed by the court architect Sir Christopher Wren and built between 1675 and 1710 after its predecessor was destroyed in the Great Fire of London in 1666... From... http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/royalty/8590016/The-Queen-and-the-Duke-of-Edinburgh-visit-St-Pauls-Cathedral-and-Downing-Street.html?image=6#
St Bartholomew's gatehouse that leads to the oldest parish church in London - St Bartholomew-the-Great - was built in the sixteenth century and is where Queen Mary ate chicken and drank red wine while watching Protestant martyrs burn at the stake. It was only when a first World War German Zeppelin bomb in 1916 fell nearby that the tiles to this arch fell off to reveal this Elizabethan half timber fronted house built in 1597. Rear view of the Elizabethan gate house.
25 Stunning British Places You Can Reach From London
The Albert Dock (regenerated, once run down area in the city centre) with the Anglican cathedral in the background 24. Liverpool Get there via Virgin train from Euston London, 2 hours 30 minutes, from £41 return. Have a bite at the hip music house, The Baltic Social or go more traditional with Spire. Make sure to see Albert Dock, the first completely cast-iron construction in London. When you're done admiring the architecture, The Beatles Story museum is close by. Grab a pint at Ye Cracke…