Roger Whitehead's photos

  • Monocled Marcos

    Marcos GT V6 SL. 1970/71 registration. Castleton, Derbyshire.

  • Might want to rethink that slogan

    Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire

  • Anderton boat lift

    Built in 1875 by Edwin Clark to transfer boats between the Trent & Mersey Canal (out of picture to the right) and the Weaver Navigation on the left, 50 feet (15 metres) lower. Restored and reopened 2002. You can take boat trips on it. Details of those an…

  • Musical dado

    On a micro-bandstand for buskers, which was added in 2009. It, along with much else on the pier, was made by its resident genius, Tim Hunkin. Southwold Pier, Southwold, Suffolk.

  • Peugeot motorcycle

    Probably a P56 from the early 1950s. Has a common ancestry with the BSA Bantam. Swanage, Dorset

  • English Electric Lightning F.2A

    Made in 1962 and flown by 19 and 92 Squadrons of the RAF. Seen at the Scottish National Museum of Flight. East Fortune, East Lothian. (The grey shape at upper right is part of a projection screen for triumphalist videos.) Wikipedia has this. Airfix used…

  • Towpath

    Littlehampton harbour, West Sussex.

  • Loan ranger

    Superannuated mobile library. Dunster, Somerset

  • Pipework

    Footplate controls of the narrow-gauge steam locomotive, Synolda. The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. Ravenglass, Cumbria.

  • Zip

    Part of "Open To The Public". Ashford, Kent.

  • "Open To The Public"

    Temporary installation by the illusionist sculptor, Alex Chinnock. He based it on a set of abandoned 1960s offfices in Ashford, Kent. They, and the immediate area, are due for demolition in the near future. The developer, U and I, commissioned the work, w…

  • HMS Aboukir monument

    Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire. Details here. Llsted Grade II in 1999.

  • Naval war memorial, Pompey

    On Southsea Common, the sea to the left. The central portion was designed by Sir Robert Lorimer in honour of the naval dead of World War I. It was unveiled in 1924. Sculpture was by Henry Poole. Copies, also in Portland stone, were erected in Chatham and…

  • Should be done by now

    Bognor Regis, West Sussex.

  • Purley memorial

    David Purley (1945–1985) was for several years a Formula One racing driver. In 1973, he was awarded the George Medal for his heroism in trying to save the life of another driver who had crashed. Twelve years later, having retired from motor racing, Purle…

  • From the west lookout

    Some of the 300 name panels that line the cloister. The ceiling panels each represent a participant country. They, and engraved glass elsewhere in the memorial, were designed by John Hutton (1906-1978). Runnymede Memorial, aka the Air Forces Memorial. En…

  • Courtyard

    Cloister and garth. Runnymede Memorial, aka the Air Forces Memorial. Englefield Green, Surrey. See the album notes for general details.

  • Long view

    Taken from inside the main gate. Just visible at the top of the shrine (at the rear) is a glazed cupola surmounted by a flagpole. Runnymede Memorial, aka the Air Forces Memorial. Englefield Green, Surrey. See the album notes for general details.

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