Geograph Britain & Ireland. UK national rail map. Astwell Castle Alec R Brooking. Bosbury History Resource - The History of a Herefordshire Village. Wcolour by Beryl Hobbs of Bosbury. Wcolour by Beryl Hobbs [Tewkesbury Abbey & Mill on the Mill Avon] Tewkesbury Abbey & Mill across the Mill Avon [ A ] Kenneth M Walker 2015. Tewkesbury annotated map. St Margaret, Whaddon - Gloucestershire.
St Margaret's stands on a slight eminence, with fine views down the Severn Vale from the Churchyard.
The name Whaddon is from the Saxon "hwaete dun" meaning "the hill where wheat is grown". The building probably dates from around 1200, consisting of a chancel and nave, with possibly a little turret for a bell. No more is known of it until 1315, when it was re-dedicated to St Margaret of Scotland. Most of the windows are plain lancets, that is, with pointed heads but no tracery. The present tower was added during the 15th century. Internally, the Church is one of simplicity.
The paschal candle was made by Fiona Blaxill of Woodchester in 1997. The three-light East Window of 1920 is by Sir Ninian Comper, one of the finest church artists of the first half of the 20th century. The tower once contained five bells, but now only two remain. The organ was built by John Snetzler, and dates from 1768. Roseberry Topping & its geology. Thomas Richardson House & James Cook High Green. Institute of Park Administration (incorporated) 10th AGM Harrogate 1937. Anthony Gormley poster. What3words. Latitude and Longitude Finder.
Spartan Air Services. Mosquito B.35 CF-HML of Spartan Air Services, Uplands Airport, c.1958.
Airworthy June 2014 as C-FHMJ. Photo: George Hunter I am writing a detailed history of Canadian aerial survey company Spartan Air Services Limited of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Spartan operated a diverse fleet of aircraft and helicopters that included Ansons, Venturas, a Lancaster, P-38 Lightnings, Mosquitos, Cansos, DC-3s, Bell 47s and Vertols plus a variety of smaller fixed-wing aircraft. Operations included aerial photography from low to high level; magnetometer, scintillometer, electromagnetic, SHORAN and APR surveys; and a wide range of helicopter services, mainly in support of the mining and petroleum sectors. Some of these operations were conducted in partnership with Canadian Aero Service, a subsidiary of the US survey company, Aero Service Corp.
Bing Maps. Victoria park 14. Stow Maries RFC Aerodrome. RAF Bentley Priory. Bentley Priory Museum is located in Stanmore, north west London.
It is easily accessible by car and public transport. The Museum is within a residential estate. A friendly concierge team will open the gates for you on your arrival. Google Map of Bentley Priory Travelling by public transport: By Tube: Stanmore Tube Station on the Jubilee Line is the nearest tube station to the Museum. Edgware Station on the Northern Line is a short bus ride away. From Harrow & Wealdstone tube station on the Bakerloo line, get a bus 258 at bus stop N and get off at Common Road bus stop. Overground/Rail: London Overground at Bushey Station is a short bus journey away as is Watford Junction (National Rail). Bus: RAF HOLMPTON. RAF HOLMPTON 1952 to 2015 Updated 30th May 2015Use the links on this page forRAF HOLMPTON 1952 - 2014 A BRIEF HISTORYRAF HOLMPTON HISTORY RESOURCES RAF Holmpton's Magnificent Twin Level Operations Room in 1954 - (Sadly Removed 1960's) The Station started life in 1952 as a construction site and became operational as a 'Rotor' Radar Station in 1953 as No 336 Signals Unit operating various GCI - CHEL & HF Radars.
The station consisted of a Domestic Camp located at Patrington Haven and a Technical site at Holmpton some 3 miles distant - The technical site at Holmpton housed an R3 Bunker comprising some 30,000sq ft of space set about 100ft below ground with the associated radars located directly above the bunker on a 36 acre secure site. By the late 60's Three massive new radars: Type 84, Type 85 & HSA were added 50 miles away at RAF Staxton Wold with the technical site at Holmpton remaining as the Command & Control Centre. 2003 to 2007. Flying with Clean Technologies for a Clean Future. By writing the next pages in aviation history with solar energy, and voyaging around the world without fuel or pollution, meeting the public enthusiasm, Solar Impulse is the messenger for Bertrand Piccard’s initial vision, written in 2004: « Our ambition for Solar Impulse is for the worlds of exploration and innovation to make a contribution to the cause of renewable energies.
We want to demonstrate the importance of clean technologies for sustainable development; and to place dreams and emotions back at the heart of scientific adventure. The public, which gets excited about great adventures, is ready to join the dreams of pioneers and explorers. Solar Impulse wants to mobilize this enthusiasm in favor of technologies that will allow decreased dependence on fossil fuels and induce positive emotions about renewable energies. Public attention must be drawn towards the changes necessary to ensure our planet’s energy and ecological future.
Britain from Above. Kenwood House Hampstead Heath.