Oh, lovely! 315,000 Images of England at English Heritage
The Albert Bridge, one of 6,283 bridges featured in Images of England.
Image: English Heritage
The Telegraph reports that after £7.4 million and seven years of hard work by 2,200 volunteers, English Heritage has launched a new website overflowing with 315,000 images of almost every English building, structure and monument with architectural and historical importance.
The volunteers “clocked up 1.4 million miles and used 13,000 rolls of 35 mm film” that were translated to digital. It was a labour of love.
The Telegraph reports images of 420 castles, 7,484 parish churches, and eight waterfalls, as well as bandstands, boat houses, telephone kiosks, historic homes, and many other memorable and occasionally eccentric architectural features.