The oldest remaining white horse, and certainly the most beautiful, is probably the uffington horse, which is dated to the bronze age or early iron age, possibly over 3,000 years old. So local people have kept it cleared and told its stories as cultures and ideas have come and gone and changed over the centuries.
The Hurlers Bodmin Moor Cornwall. A close grouping of three Late Neolithic or Early Bronze Age stone circles. Stone circles are extremely rare in England, & a grouping of three such regular circles is unique. A local legend identifies The Hurlers as men who were turned to stone for playing the ancient game of hurling on a Sunday but they obviously pre-date Christianity by a couple thousand years
Old Curiosity Shop, Portsmouth Street, Westminster, London An exterior view of the Old Curosity Shop as immortalised by Charles Dickens in ‘Little Nell’. It was built in 1567. Photographer : York and Son. Date taken : 1870 - 1900