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Background imageOur Own Country Collection: The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, 1898. Creator: Unknown

The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, 1898. Creator: Unknown
" The Pantiles", Tunbridge Wells, 1898. From " Our Own Country, Volume I.". [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, 1898]

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Cookham, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Cookham, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Cookham, 1898. Cookham on the River Thames in Berkshire, England is notable as the home of the artist Stanley Spencer. From " Our Own Country, Volume VI"

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: The Menai Suspension Bridge, 1898. Creator: Unknown

The Menai Suspension Bridge, 1898. Creator: Unknown
The Menai Suspension Bridge, 1898. Grade I listed Menai Suspension Bridge designed by Thomas Telford and completed in 1826 carrying traffic from Anglesey across the Menai Strait

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Llangollen Bridge, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Llangollen Bridge, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Llangollen Bridge, 1898. From " Our Own Country, Volume I.". [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, 1898]

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Norwich Cathedral. The Choir, Looking East, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Norwich Cathedral. The Choir, Looking East, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Norwich Cathedral. The Choir, Looking East, 1898. The Choir of Norwich Cathedral was vaulted under under James Goldwell (bishop, 1472-99) with hundreds of ornately carved, painted and gilded bosses

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Views in Chatsworth and Matlock, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Views in Chatsworth and Matlock, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Views in Chatsworth and Matlock, 1898. Chatsworth House stately home on the River Derwent, seat of the Duke of Devonshire home to the Cavendish family since 1549

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Westgate, Canterbury, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Westgate, Canterbury, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Westgate, Canterbury, 1898. Grade I listed Westgate, a medieval gatehouse in the city walls of Canterbury were built from Kentish ragstone c1379. From " Our Own Country, Volume VI"

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Views in Bury, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Views in Bury, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Views in Bury, 1898. Bury St Edmunds, historic market town in Suffolk, supported Puritan sentiment in early 17th century and by 1640, several families had left for the Massachusetts Bay Colony

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: In the High Street, 1898. Creator: Unknown

In the High Street, 1898. Creator: Unknown
In the High Street, 1898. Harrow-on-the-Hill, historic village in the vicinity of Harrow School, Greater London, England.From " Our Own Country, Volume V"

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: St. Finbars Cathedral, 1898. Creator: Unknown

St. Finbars Cathedral, 1898. Creator: Unknown
St. Finbars Cathedral, 1898. Saint Fin Barres Cathedrall, a Gothic Revival three-spire cathedral in the city of Cork, Ireland completed in 1879 on the south side of the River Lee

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Hatfield from the Railway Station, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Hatfield from the Railway Station, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Hatfield from the Railway Station, 1898. From " Our Own Country, Volume II". [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, 1898]

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Tewkesbury Abbey, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Tewkesbury Abbey, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Tewkesbury Abbey, 1898. Tewkesbury Abbey, a former Benedictine monastery with Romanesque crossing tower restored by George Gilbert Scott in late 19th century

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: St. Nicholas Church: The Nave, 1886, (1898). Creator: Unknown

St. Nicholas Church: The Nave, 1886, (1898). Creator: Unknown
St. Nicholas Church: The Nave, 1898. St Nicholass church in Great Yarmouth, founded 1101 by Herbert de Losinga, is the towns oldest, most visible, historic landmark

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: The Town Hall: An Open-Air Band Performance, 1898. Creator: Unknown

The Town Hall: An Open-Air Band Performance, 1898. Creator: Unknown
The Town Hall: An Open-Air Band Performance, 1898. From " Our Own Country, Volume I.". [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, 1898]

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Nottingham Castle, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Nottingham Castle, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Nottingham Castle, 1898. 1 and 2: Mortimers Hole; 3: King David of Scotlands Prison; 4 The Castle Gate. From " Our Own Country, Volume IV"

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Great Marlow, from Quarry Woods, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Great Marlow, from Quarry Woods, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Great Marlow, from Quarry Woods, 1898. Great Marlow on the River Thames in Berkshire. From " Our Own Country, Volume VI". [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, 1898]

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Old Houses Under Warwick Castle, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Old Houses Under Warwick Castle, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Old Houses Under Warwick Castle, 1898. Most buildings were rebuilt after the Great Fire of Warwick 1694 although some medieval timber-framed buildings survive

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: York Minster, 1898. Creator: Unknown

York Minster, 1898. Creator: Unknown
York Minster, 1898. Grade I listed York Minster constructed in Gothic style on Normal foundations under orders of Walter de Gray in 1215 with efforts at restoration from 1730s onwards

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Georges Landing-Stage, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Georges Landing-Stage, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Georges Landing-Stage, 1898. From " Our Own Country, Volume I.". [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, 1898]

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Front of Newark Castle, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Front of Newark Castle, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Front of Newark Castle, 1898. Founded mid 12th century by Alexander, Bishop of Lincoln by charter of Henry I. Dismantled in 17th century after the English Civil War

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Sheffield Parish Church, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Sheffield Parish Church, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Sheffield Parish Church, 1898. Sheffield Cathedral is one of five Grade I listed buildings in the city. The north and south walls of the nave were rebuilt 1790-93 with major restoration by Flockton &

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: St. Marys, Nottingham, 1898. Creator: Unknown

St. Marys, Nottingham, 1898. Creator: Unknown
St. Mary s, Nottingham, 1898. From " Our Own Country, Volume IV". [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, 1898]

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: The Ruins of Mellifont Abbey, 1898. Creator: Unknown

The Ruins of Mellifont Abbey, 1898. Creator: Unknown
The Ruins of Mellifont Abbey, 1898. Cistercian abbey on the River Mattock, close to Drogheda in County Louth, Ireland was William of Oranges headquarters in 1690 during the Battle of the Boyne

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: The Almshouses, Audley End; and Church Street, Saffron Walden, 1898. Creator: Unknown

The Almshouses, Audley End; and Church Street, Saffron Walden, 1898. Creator: Unknown
The Almshouses, Audley End; and Church Street, Saffron Walden, 1898. Medieval market town. From " Our Own Country, Volume III"

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: The Nave, Norwich Cathedral, 1898. Creator: Unknown

The Nave, Norwich Cathedral, 1898. Creator: Unknown
The Nave, Norwich Cathedral, 1898. The Nave of Norwich Cathedral was vaulted under Walter Hart (bishop, 1446-72), with hundreds of ornately carved, painted and gilded bosses

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Norwich, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Norwich, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Norwich, 1898. From the Middle Ages until the Industrial Revolution, Norwich was the largest city in England after London, and one of the most important

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Oaks at Bradgate, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Oaks at Bradgate, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Oaks at Bradgate, 1898. The River Lin in Bradgate Park, Charnwood Forest, in Leicestershire, England, northwest of Leicester. From " Our Own Country, Volume II"

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Chester Cathedral, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Chester Cathedral, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Chester Cathedral, 1898. Grade I listed Medieval Church of England cathedral restored particularly by George Gilbert Scott during the 19th century. From " Our Own Country, Volume II"

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Views in Chester, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Views in Chester, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Views in Chester, 1898. Inclusing Abbey Gate, Chester Rows and the ruins of St Johns Chapel. Chester is one of the best-preserved walled cities in Britain

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: The Roodeye, from the Railway Bridge, 1898. Creator: Unknown

The Roodeye, from the Railway Bridge, 1898. Creator: Unknown
The Roodeye, from the Railway Bridge, 1898. Chester Racecourse on the banks of the River Dee, known as the Roodee dates back to the early 16th century. From " Our Own Country, Volume II"

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Audley End, Western Front, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Audley End, Western Front, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Audley End, Western Front, 1898. Audley End House, early 17th-century Jacobean prodigy house outside Saffron Walden, Essex, England with parklandlandscaed by Capability Brown

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Waltham Abbey, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Waltham Abbey, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Waltham Abbey, 1898. In the Late Middle Ages, Waltham was one of the largest church buildings in England and a major site of pilgrimage, King Harold Godwinson, who died at the Battle of Hastings

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: The Municipal Buildings, Aberdeen, 1898. Creator: Unknown

The Municipal Buildings, Aberdeen, 1898. Creator: Unknown
The Municipal Buildings, Aberdeen, 1898. with Mercat Cross built in 1686 by John Montgomery on Castlegate and Union Street with Municipal Buildings in Aberdeen

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Gateway of Trinity College, Cambridge, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Gateway of Trinity College, Cambridge, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Gateway of Trinity College, Cambridge, 1898. Trinity College was founded by Henry VIII in 1546, the Great Gate was built at the beginning of the 16th century

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Matlock Bath, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Matlock Bath, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Matlock Bath, 1898. Matlock Bath, village in the Peak District of Derbyshire, a spa town which thrives on tourism, development has been restricted due to steep hillsides

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Bridge Over the Ouse, Bedford, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Bridge Over the Ouse, Bedford, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Bridge Over the Ouse, Bedford, 1898. Bedfords Medieval Bridge was demolished in 1811 and replaced by a bridge designed by John Wing and opened in 1835, restored in Portland stone

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Doorway of Kings College Chapel, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Doorway of Kings College Chapel, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Doorway of Kings College Chapel, 1898. Kings College Chapel at the University of Cambridge considered one of the finest examples of late Perpendicular Gothic English architecture

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Bridge, St. Johns College, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Bridge, St. Johns College, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Bridge, St. Johns College, 1898. Kitchen Bridge, St Johns College (1709-11) Cambridge University is second oldest of Cambridges remaining bridges

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Bridgwater Church, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Bridgwater Church, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Bridgwater Church, 1898. St Marys Church, Bridgwater, built in the 13th century, a Grade I listed building renovated mid to late 19th century. From " Our Own Country, Volume II"

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Entrance to Sedgemoor from Chedzoy, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Entrance to Sedgemoor from Chedzoy, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Entrance to Sedgemoor from Chedzoy, 1898. Sedgemoor is part of the area now known as the Somerset Levels and Moors. Historically known as the site of the Battle of Sedgemoor

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: House of the Man of Ross, 1898. Creator: Unknown

House of the Man of Ross, 1898. Creator: Unknown
House of the " Man of Ross", 1898. Home of John Kyrle (1637-1724), known as " the Man of Ross" English philanthropist who inherited the family estate including a house overlooking

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Exter, from Exwick Fields, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Exter, from Exwick Fields, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Exter, from Exwick Fields, 1898. Men and women haymaking in fields of Exwick with view of Exeter Cathedral. From " Our Own Country, Volume II"

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Portree, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Portree, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Portree, 1898. Portree, largest town and capital of the Isle of Skye, from the 1700s a popular point of departure for Scots sailing to America to escape poverty

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Views in Coventry, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Views in Coventry, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Views in Coventry, 1898. Coventry was a major centre of bicycle manufacturing in late 19th century and voted UK City of Culture 2021. From " Our Own Country, Volume II"

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Statue of Johnson, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Statue of Johnson, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Statue of Johnson, 1898. Grade II listed statue of Dr Samuel Johnson (1709 -1784) English writer, poet, moralist and biographer in Lichfield. From " Our Own Country, Volume II"

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Lichfield Cathedral (Interior, looking West), 1898. Creator: Unknown

Lichfield Cathedral (Interior, looking West), 1898. Creator: Unknown
Lichfield Cathedral (Interior, looking West), 1898. Lichfield Cathedrall was extensively renovated in the Victorian era the original choir screen by James Wyatt was replaced with a metal screen by

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Lichfield Cathedral (Exterior), 1898. Creator: Unknown

Lichfield Cathedral (Exterior), 1898. Creator: Unknown
Lichfield Cathedral (Exterior), 1898. Lichfield Cathedrall, the only medieval English cathedral with three spires, was extensively renovated in the Victorian era

Background imageOur Own Country Collection: Views in Malvern, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Views in Malvern, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Views in Malvern, 1898. Malvern, spa town in Worcestershire which grew dramatically in Victorian times due to the natural mineral water springs. England From " Our Own Country, Volume II"



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