Geevor tin mine is in Cornwall between the villages of Pendeen and Trewellard. The mine was operational between 1911-1990 during which time the mine produced around 50,000 tons of black tin. The mine now is a Tourist attraction where you can walk through buildings see original machinery, go underground a tour into Wheal Mexico, an 18th Century mine. There is also a shop and café that overlooks the Atlantic ocean.
During Second World War , 1,027 Men and Women of the Fire Service were killed in action. A Bronze sculpture was commission of a Sub officer and two branch men, working as a team fighting a fire. The sculpture was taken from a photograph taken in 1941 of sub officer Cyril Demarne and team fighting a fire in Cannon Street London during the Blitz. It was decided in 1988 to make the Memorial a National Monument that would commemorate not just the firefighters who died in World War 11, but the lives of all Firefighters throughout the United Kingdom who were killed in the line of duty. In 2003 – 1,192 names were added to the list.
Taken in Winchester Hampshire, The old Bishops Palace standing next to Winchester Cathedral. Residence of the wealthy and powerful Bishops of Winchester since Anglo-Saxon time. The surviving ruins of the palace date largely from the 12th century, the work of Bishop Henry of Blois. The palace was also Know as The Anarchy, it was a very important building, and was the location for the wedding breakfast for Queen Mary and Philip of Spain on the 25 July 1554 which was the last great occasion here. The palace was destroyed by the Roundheads during the English Civil War in 1646.