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In pictures: Images of England

The Penguin Pool at London Zoo, featured on the Images of England website. Picture from Images of England/PA

English Heritage has compiled a photo archive showing images of more than 300,000 listed buildings across England. The penguin pool at London Zoo is among the structures featured.

A beacon at St Martins on the Isles of Scilly, featured on the Images of England website. Picture from Images of England/PA

The Images of England website features more than 80% of the buildings which were listed at the turn of the century, among them this beacon at St Martins on the Isles of Scilly.

Listed pillar box at Malvern in Worcestershire. Picture from Images of England/PA

Among the listed structures recorded are stately homes, churches, viaducts, castles, public toilets, signposts, signal boxes, clocks and this pillar box in Malvern, Worcestershire.

Five phone boxes in Middlesbrough featured on the Images of England website. Picture from Images of England/PA

About 2,000 1930s phone boxes were listed in the 1980s, to protect them when they began to be removed from England's streets. These five listed phone boxes are in Middlesbrough.

A listed cabmen's shelter in Kensington, west London. Picture from Images of England

London is the city featured most often on the Images of England site, while the most photographed county is Devon. This listed cabmen's shelter is in Kensington in west London.

Police box at the Tramway Museum, Cliffside Crich, Amber Valley, Derbyshire. Picture from Images of England/Grayling

Some 2,200 volunteers helped with the project, which received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. This police box is at the Tramway Museum in Amber Valley, Derbyshire.

Gwennap Pit Methodist open air meeting place in Cornwall. Picture from Images of England/PA

English Heritage estimated the photographers travelled more than 1.4m miles gathering pictures. This is the Gwennap Pit Methodist open air meeting place at St Day, Kerrier, Cornwall.

Half figure of the Marquis of Wellesley near Chatham Dockyard. Picture from Images of England/PA

This half figure of the Marquis of Wellesley, Governor General of India, was originally fitted to HMS Wellesley and now stands near Chatham Dockyard in Kent.

Bandstand in Sunderland. Picture from Images of England

This bandstand, near the north boundary in Barnes Park, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, is on the site. It was built in the late 19th Century and has been listed since 1978.

Listed hat factory in Luton. Picture from Images of England

Luton in Bedfordshire was known as a centre of hatmaking. This four-storey hat factory in Guildford Street dates from about 1900 and has been listed since 1981.

East Pier lighthouse in Whitby, North Yorkshire. Picture from Images of England

The East Pier lighthouse in Whitby, North Yorkshire. English Heritage said the archive would "really be appreciated by our grandchildren and great-grandchildren in years to come".




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