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Images Dated 17th May 2011 (#3)

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Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: ABBEY DORE

ABBEY DORE
A glimpse of Abbey Dore, in the lovely Golden Valley, Herefordshire, England. The Abbey was founded in 1147 by the Cistercian order. Date: founded 1147

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Steel Girders

Steel Girders
Structural steelwork, a pattern study. Date: 1950s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Strata Florida Abbey

Strata Florida Abbey
The remains of the magnificent West Doorway at Strata Florida Abbeyu, Cardiganshire, Wales, founded in 1091 by the Cistercian Order. Date: founded 1091

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge
The famous Tower Bridge, a bascule bridge, London, was designed by Horace Jones, who died in 1887, before it was completed. Sir John Wolfe- Barry completed it in 1894. Date: built 1886 - 1894

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Old Curiosity Shop

Old Curiosity Shop
THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP The original shop on Portsmouth Street, Kingsway, London, immortalised by Charles Dickens in his novel of the same name. Date: 19th century

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Yorkshire Village

Yorkshire Village
A corner of the village of Beamsley, West Yorkshire, England. Date: 1930s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Llanwryst Bridge

Llanwryst Bridge
An imposing view of the elegant stone bridge which spans the River Conwy at Llanwrst, Wales. Date: 17th century

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Cow & Calf Rocks

Cow & Calf Rocks, Ilkley, Yorkshire, England. These rocks are well known landmarks, the size being indicated by the climbers at the top. Date: 1950s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Bedfordshire Farmhouse

Bedfordshire Farmhouse
A charming old farmhouse at Great Barford, Bedfordshire, England. Date: 1930s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Brahminy Kite

Brahminy Kite
A Brahminy Kite. Date: 1960s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Muddy Country Lane

Muddy Country Lane
A muddy, waterlogged, country lane, following a heavy downpour of rain. Date: 1960s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Golden Eagle

Golden Eagle
The head of a Golden Eagle. Date: 1950s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: River Severn Weir

River Severn Weir
The calm waters of the River Severn, prior to passing over a weir at Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Wales. Date: 1950s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Fountains Abbey

Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire, England. Founded in 1132 and dissolved by Henry VIII, the remains are impressive - Chapter House, Church with tower, Cloisters, etc. Date: 12th century

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Plas Meredith

Plas Meredith, Montgomeryshire, Wales. Date: 1960s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Sandstone Strata

Sandstone Strata
Sandstone rock strata. Date: 1960s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Wanstead Lake

Wanstead Lake
A picturesque view of the lake at Wanstead Park, Essex, England. Date: 1930s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: St. Dogmells Abbey

St. Dogmells Abbey
The ruins of St. Dogmells Priory Abbey, Pembrokeshire, Wales. Date: 12th century

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Welsh Landscape

Welsh Landscape
The rolling Welsh landscape near Kerry, Montgomeryshire, Wales. Date: 1960s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Four-Furrow Tractor

Four-Furrow Tractor
Four-furrow tractor ploughing on heavy ground on a farm in Suffolk, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Farm Outbuilding

Farm Outbuilding
A study in texture, in the walls of an outbuilding on a Welsh farm. Date: 1950s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Lizard Eggs

Lizard Eggs
Lizard (Lacerta Vivipara) eggs. Date: 1960s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Drilling Sugar Beet

Drilling Sugar Beet
Drilling sugar beet on a farm in Norfolk, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Yorkshire Scene

Yorkshire Scene
Cows drinking from a stream at Stainforth, near Settle, North Yorkshire, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Burnt-Off Stubble

Burnt-Off Stubble
Burnt-off stubble in the fields of a British farm, after harvesting. Date: 1960s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Dried Mud Country Lane

Dried Mud Country Lane
The road to the farm during a summmer drought; a study of dried or caked mud. Date: 1950s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Fresh Furrows

Fresh Furrows
A close-up photograph of freshly turned furrows. Date: 1960s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Falcon Clints

Falcon Clints, by the River Tees, County Durham, England. This outcrop is dolerite and part of Whin Sill, on the South Durham moorlands. Date: BC

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Menai Suspension Bridge

Menai Suspension Bridge
Thomas Telfords graceful suspension bridge over the Menai Straits, looking towards the Carnarvonshire mountains, Wales. Date: built 1819 - 1826

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: St. Davids Cathedral

St. Davids Cathedral, Pembrokeshire, Wales. The present building was begun in 1180 and, after many alterations, was completed between 1509 and 1522. Date: 12th - 16th century

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Eunant Pass

Eunant Pass, to Vyrnwy, from Bwlch y Groes, Montgomeryshire, North Wales. Date: 1960s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Teignmouth Archway

Teignmouth Archway
A distant glimpse of Teignmouth, Devonshire, , England, seen through the entrance to the Botanical Gardens at Shaldon. Date: early 1960s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Wheat Stubble on Fire

Wheat Stubble on Fire
A wheat stubble fire, out of control, seen on farmland near Chapel Brampton, Northamptonshire, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Teignmouth Quay

Teignmouth Quay
A glimpse of Teignmouth, Devonshire, England, seen from the deck of one of the fishing vessels moored in the Old Quay. Date: early 1960s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Muddy Country Lane

Muddy Country Lane
Vehicle tracks in a muddy country lane, following a heavy downpour of rain. Date: 1960s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Conway Castle Bridge

Conway Castle Bridge
Conway (Conwy) Castle suspension bridge, Gwynedd, North Wales, was designed by Thomas Telford and completed in 1826. Date: completed 1826

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Cheshire Countryside

Cheshire Countryside
The peaceful countryside of Cheshire, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Faversham Abbey Remains

Faversham Abbey Remains
The rear of the remains of Faversham Abbey, Kent, England, founded in 1147 by King Stephen and Queen Mathilda. Date: 12th century

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: The River Wey

The River Wey, near Guildford, Surrey, England, once used as a navigation river, when barges plied between the River Thames and Basingstoke, Hampshire. Date: 1960s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Isle of Skye Rocks

Isle of Skye Rocks
A peculiar rock formation at Elgol, Isle of Skye, Scotland. Date: BC

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Lion Face Rock Formation

Lion Face Rock Formation
View of a curious rock formation on the cliff face about 4 miles from Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland, thought by many to resemble the face of a lion. Date: 1950s

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: St. Davids Cathedral

St. Davids Cathedral, Pembrokeshire, Wales. The present building was begun in 1180 and, after many alterations, was completed between 1509 and 1522. Date: 12th - 16th century

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Retaliation, or the cudgeller caught

Retaliation, or the cudgeller caught
A cudgeller is reprimanded by three angry folk, who surround him and wave their cudgels frantically. Date: 18th Century

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Attack by ruffians

Attack by ruffians
Frank and Sambo, attacked by Ruffians, in the hold of the Tender. Date: 1842

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: French highwaymen

French highwaymen
A group of French highwaymen take control of a passing carriage, blindfolding the victim and marching him away, with gun against his head. Date: 1899

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Songs for a highwayman

Songs for a highwayman
Three songs sung by highwaymen: Hurrah for the Road, I ll ask the Sylph who round thee flies and Waving Greenwood Tree. All upbeat and merry, revelling in their life of crime. Date: 1845

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Highwaymen at Kentish Town

Highwaymen at Kentish Town
Two women are robbed and bound by highwaymen in the fields near Kentish Town. Date: 19th Century

Background imageImages Dated 17th May 2011: Highwaymen

Highwaymen
A group of mounted highwaymen keep an eye out for the coach on the horizon, waiting for their moment to pounce. Date: 19th Century



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