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"Built to withstand the test of time, these iconic structures and moments showcase human ingenuity and craftsmanship throughout history

Background imageBuilt Collection: Milan Cathedral (Detail)

Milan Cathedral (Detail)
Part of Milan Cathdedral, Italy. Dating from the 1380s, it was built by many different architects and was completed in the 19th century. Date: 1930s

Background imageBuilt Collection: The final Vought F7U-3 to be built (139917)

The final Vought F7U-3 to be built (139917) is rolled out of the Vought plant in Dallas, Texas

Background imageBuilt Collection: The iron steam vessels Meteor and Prince of Wales

The iron steam vessels Meteor and Prince of Wales, built by Miller, Ravenhill & Co, leaving Brunswick Wharf, Blackwall. Coloured lithograph by R K Thomas after a drawing bys D Skillett

Background imageBuilt Collection: USA, North America, Vermont

USA, North America, Vermont
North America, United States, Vermont, Woodstock. The Lincoln Covered Bridge built in 1877 in the Pratt Truss style

Background imageBuilt Collection: LCC-MFB Battersea sub-fire station, London SW8

LCC-MFB Battersea sub-fire station, London SW8
Battersea sub-fire station, at 32 Battersea Park Road, one of only a few London stations not actually built as a fire station

Background imageBuilt Collection: Burgh Castle Walls

Burgh Castle Walls
The great bastion and walls of the Roman built Burgh Castle, Norfolk, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageBuilt Collection: Royal Exchange 1940S

Royal Exchange 1940S
The third building of its kind erected on the same site, the Royal Exchange (1842-44), was built by Sir William Tite at the junction of Cornhill and Threadneedle Street. Date: late 1940s

Background imageBuilt Collection: Royal Naval College

Royal Naval College
The Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London. Established as Greenwich Hospital in 1694, Sir Christopher Wren planned the site and in the early 18th century

Background imageBuilt Collection: Cromer Pier

Cromer Pier
A glimpse of the fine pier at Cromer, Norfolk, England. Built in 1901 and extended over the years, replacing a series of earlier piers. Date: 1960s

Background imageBuilt Collection: Walsingham Village Pump

Walsingham Village Pump
The old village pump, with its brick-built housing at Walsingham, Norfolk, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageBuilt Collection: Kings Lynn Custom Hse

Kings Lynn Custom Hse
The Custom House in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England, built in the late 17th century as an exchange, or trading centre for merchants. Date: late 17th century

Background imageBuilt Collection: City of London School

City of London School
The City of London School, Milk Street, on the Victoria Embankment at Blackfriars. Date: built 1835 - 1883

Background imageBuilt Collection: Monnow Bridge

Monnow Bridge and Gate, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales. Built across the River Wye, circa 1270, a rare survival of a bridge with a defensive gateway. Date: 13th century

Background imageBuilt Collection: Southampton Royal Pier

Southampton Royal Pier
The Royal Pier, Southampton, Hampshire, England. Originally designed by Doswell and built in timber by William Betts, the pier was opened by Princess Victoria in 1833. Date: 1960s

Background imageBuilt Collection: Guildford Cathedral

Guildford Cathedral
The partially built Guildford Cathedral, Surrey, England, photographed during World War Two when the war suspended building works. Started in 1936, finally completed 1961

Background imageBuilt Collection: Lner Express Locomotive

Lner Express Locomotive
The huge L.N.E.R. locomotive engine 2-8-2 No. 2001, leaving Waverley Street Station, Edinburgh, Scotland, one of the first of this type built for an express service

Background imageBuilt Collection: HMS Victorious, 1907

HMS Victorious, 1907
Photograph of the First-class battleship, HMS Victorious, 1907. Built in 1895, Victorious was a 15, 000 ton Majestic Class battleship. She was sold off in 1923

Background imageBuilt Collection: England / Wells

England / Wells
The Vicars Close, adjacent to the famous Wells Cathedral, Somerset, was originally built to house the clergy. Claims to be the oldest complete street of its kind in Europe

Background imageBuilt Collection: Strasbourg Astron. Clock

Strasbourg Astron. Clock
The Astronomical Clock in the Cathedral at Strasbourg built in 1842 by J B Schwilgue in the form of earlier medieval astronomical clocks. The phases of the moon are shown

Background imageBuilt Collection: The Temple Church, London, England, seen here in the 19th century

The Temple Church, London, England, seen here in the 19th century. The church was built by the Knights Templar as their English headquarters

Background imageBuilt Collection: Palace Pier, Brighton

Palace Pier, Brighton
The Palace Pier, Brighton, East Sussex, England, which was built between 1891 and 1899 and is one of Britains top tourist attractions. Date: late 1950s

Background imageBuilt Collection: Nottingham Town Hall

Nottingham Town Hall
The Council House, made of Portland stone, was the largest stone building to be built in Britain since World War One and was opened by the Prince of Wales on 22 May 1929 Date: 1950s

Background imageBuilt Collection: One of two pattern Gloster Gamecock II aircraft built fo?

One of two pattern Gloster Gamecock II aircraft built fo?
One of two pattern Gloster Gamecock II aircraft built for the Finnish Air Force

Background imageBuilt Collection: View of London Bridge Signed and dated, lower left: C. D. Jongh, Fexit 1632'

View of London Bridge Signed and dated, lower left: C. D. Jongh, Fexit 1632"
View of London Bridge Signed and dated, lower left: " C. D. Jongh, Fexit 1632", Claude de Jongh, active 1628-1663, Dutch

Background imageBuilt Collection: Wollaton Hall and Park, Nottinghamshire Wollaton Hall and Park Signed and dated in

Wollaton Hall and Park, Nottinghamshire Wollaton Hall and Park Signed and dated in ocher color paint, lower left: " J. Siberechts-1697.", Jan Siberechts, 1627-ca. 1703, Flemish

Background imageBuilt Collection: Second Eddystone lighthouse built on the Stone 13 miles South-east of Polperro, Cornwall

Second Eddystone lighthouse built on the Stone 13 miles South-east of Polperro, Cornwall, England, which claimed up to 50 ships a year

Background imageBuilt Collection: Neville Hall, Ulverston

Neville Hall, Ulverston

Background imageBuilt Collection: Red Mount Chapel

Red Mount Chapel
The Chapel of Our Lady of the Red Mount, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. Built for the use of pilgrims en route to the Shrine at Walsingham. Date: late 15th century

Background imageBuilt Collection: Ickburgh Church

Ickburgh Church, Norfolk, England. On the borders of the Stamford battle area, this church possesses a pint mug and a beer bottle, built into the East end! Date: Medieval

Background imageBuilt Collection: Chicago Kinzie House

Chicago Kinzie House
John Minzie built the first house in Chicago in the early 19th century. Chicago has grown some since. Date: early 19th century

Background imageBuilt Collection: Tollymore Entrance Gate

Tollymore Entrance Gate
The Main Entrance Gates to Tollymore Forest Park, near Newcastle, County Down, Northern Ireland. It was built for Lord James Limerick. Date: 1780s

Background imageBuilt Collection: Lavenham Church

Lavenham Church
The church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Lavenham, Suffolk, England. A fine example of perpendicular architecture, it was built in the 15th and early 16th centuries. Date: early 1930s

Background imageBuilt Collection: Harrogate Pump Room

Harrogate Pump Room
The Spa at Harrogate Pump Room, built in 1842 to house the sulphur well. It was designed by Isaac Shutt. No longer functioning, it has been a museum since 1953. Date: built 1842

Background imageBuilt Collection: Fort Augustus Tower

Fort Augustus Tower
The Clock Tower of the Monastery of Fort Augustus, near Loch Ness, Inverness- shire, Scotland. Built c. 1870, it was raised to the dignity of an Abbey in 1882. Date: built circa 1870

Background imageBuilt Collection: Winchester City Cross

Winchester City Cross
The City Cross of Winchester, Hampshire, England, built in the reign of King Henry VI. Date: 15th century

Background imageBuilt Collection: Excavator building sea defences, Dunoon, Firth of Clyde, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, august

Excavator building sea defences, Dunoon, Firth of Clyde, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, august

Background imageBuilt Collection: Home made car

Home made car
A young man got up in motoring kit including a balaclava and goggles, poses at the wheel of an evidently home made car with hand-scrawled number plate!

Background imageBuilt Collection: Royal Exchange, London

Royal Exchange, London
A policeman directs traffic outside the Royal Exchange, which was opened by Queen Victoria in 1844; this is the third built on the site: the first burnt down in 1666

Background imageBuilt Collection: The Lighthouse; Rudyerds Eddystone Lighthouse

The Lighthouse; Rudyerds Eddystone Lighthouse
An engraving of The Lighthouse, a painting by Clarkson Stanfield, R.A. for some private theatrical events at Campden-House

Background imageBuilt Collection: England / Canvey Island

England / Canvey Island
The old sea wall which encircles Canvey Island, Essex, at the mouth of the River Thames. The wall was built about 1623 by the Dutch engineer Cornelius Vermuyder

Background imageBuilt Collection: House over River 1950S

House over River 1950S
This house was built on a bridge over a river in 1680. It is situated in Ambleside, Westmorland

Background imageBuilt Collection: Switchback, Butlin s

Switchback, Butlin s
Figure 8 switchback at Butlins Holiday Camp, Mablethorpe. Built in France, the ride was originally sited at Butlins Skegness camp

Background imageBuilt Collection: Hurstmonceaux Castle

Hurstmonceaux Castle
Situated on the edge of the Pevensey Levels, Sussex, the magnificent Hurstmonceaux Castle was built in 1450, one of the finest red brick fortresses in Britain

Background imageBuilt Collection: Lancaster Gate, Hyde Park, 1866

Lancaster Gate, Hyde Park, 1866
Engraving showing a street scene in Lancaster Gate, Hyde Park, London, 1866. The houses on the right were built by John Kelk between 1863-7

Background imageBuilt Collection: Durbar Square at dawn with Garuda statue on column

Durbar Square at dawn with Garuda statue on column facing Krishna Mandir temple built in 1637 in Indian style, with twin roofed pagoda style Jagannarayan temple behind, Patan, Kathmandu Valley

Background imageBuilt Collection: Steamship Alabama

Steamship Alabama
British-built raiding vessel for the Confederate Navy during the war between the States

Background imageBuilt Collection: Jack in the Green 1872

Jack in the Green 1872
Jack-in-the-Green is performed outside Montagu House, Portman Square, London. The house was originally built in 1782 for Elizabeth Montagu, a noted social figure

Background imageBuilt Collection: Rooftop Golf

Rooftop Golf
Hotels in New York (Hotel Ogden in this photo) built golf courses, and even held tournaments, to keep the businessmans mind off the Depression




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"Built to withstand the test of time, these iconic structures and moments showcase human ingenuity and craftsmanship throughout history. From the heroic RMS Carpathia in 1903, rescuing survivors of the Titanic tragedy, to the elegant Runcorn-Widnes Bridge connecting communities with its architectural marvel. Captain Woolf Barnato's Bentley exudes luxury and precision, a testament to engineering excellence. The Bauhaus Building stands as a symbol of modernist design principles that revolutionized architecture. The Four Eddystone Lighthouses have guided countless sailors through treacherous waters, their sturdy construction enduring fierce storms. The Westfield SEI British car embodies British automotive heritage with its sleek lines and powerful performance on the road. Rugby at Murrayfield stadium in Scotland epitomizes strength and teamwork as players battle it out on hallowed grounds. Even amidst gales, Bishop Rock Lighthouse remains steadfastly guarding ships from perilous rocks—a true beacon of hope in turbulent times. HMS Duke of York firing a broadside during World War II showcases military might harnessed for defense purposes. Artistic mastery comes alive with Saint Fiacre in Field painting depicting nature's beauty nurtured by human hands. Whitley Bay Lighthouse stands tall against crashing waves, guiding seafarers home safely. Lastly, we can't forget about the Hanging Gardens of Babylon—an ancient wonder built to awe generations with lush greenery suspended high above ground level. " In each instance, these remarkable feats remind us that when determination meets skillful craftsmanship, incredible things are built that leave an indelible mark on our world.