Tim's One Photograph a Day

Historic Buildings

Cobbs Engine House, Bumble Hole Nature Reserve.

Cobbs Engine House. Having mentioned yesterday that Windmill End was a busy mining area, today’s shot captures something

The Very First Branch of Lloyds Bank, Oldbury.

Lloyds Bank, Oldbury. Today’s shot is a little bit of history! Originally only operating from a single office in Birming

Wetherspoons The Court of Requests, Oldbury.

Court of Requests.   Love them or loathe them, Wetherspoons pubs have a character all of their own. Despite other pubs cl

Sherborne Wharf, Oozells Street Loop, Birmingham.

Sherborne Wharf. Another historic part of the extensive canal network in central Birmingham. At one time, this was the “Main

Gas Street Basin and Regency Wharf, Birmingham.

Gas Street Basin. This is an area of canal that I never fail to enjoy to photograph. There is so much of interest with ultra-m

Jacobs Butchers, The Square, Alvechurch.

Jacobs Butchers. So many villages across the country have lost their character. Many have lost their local shops as well. Not

Alvechurch Village Centre at Dusk.

Alvechurch Village Centre. Today’s shot is still transport related and is about half a mile away from the previous photo

Smallwood Hospital, Church Green West, Redditch.

Smallwood Hospital, Redditch. Still in Redditch, today’s photograph is another historic building. Built in 1894 to provi

Palace Theatre, Alcester Street, Redditch.

Palace Theatre, Redditch. Carrying on from yesterday’s photograph, today’s is taken at the other end of Alcester S

Ghost Sign, Alcester Street, Redditch.

Ghost Sign. Not a great shot today, but the best I could do given the poor conditions – and the fact that I forgot my ma

Former Ahronsberg Brothers Factory

Ahronsberg Brothers The Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham has a large collection of former factories. This one was for the Ahron

Packwood House, Lapworth.

Packwood House. Our second National Trust property on consecutive days! This time is was Packwood House, not all that far from

Baddesley Clinton Manor House.

Baddesley Clinton. Today we decided to make use of our National Trust membership. Near to where we are moored in Lapworth is B

Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington Spa.

Royal Pump Rooms. Leamington Spa is full of grand and classic buildings. Amongst the finest is this, the Royal Pump Rooms on t

Procaffeinate Coffee Bar.

Procaffeinate. Just by the bridge where we are moored is this delightful coffee bar. Originally the Grand Union Pub, it is now

The Two Boats Inn, Long Itchington.

The Canalside Two Boats Inn. Back on the move again. Onto new territory, as far as our cruising is concerned. We are now headi

The UCL Cruciform Building Hub.

UCL Cruciform Building. Doing a spot of dog walking waiting for our train at Euston, I came across this spectacular building i

Rugby Clock Tower – Town Centre Landmark.

Rugby Clock Tower. Standing right in the centre of town is this historic feature. Rugby Clock Tower has stood here since 1889.

Banbury Town Hall at Dusk.

Banbury Town Hall. Back to my favourite style of photography. Out with the big camera at dusk – the “Blue HourR

Thrupp Village Visitor Moorings.

Thrupp, Oxfordshire. Another place that is well-known to the canal community, but not so well known generally. This is Thrupp,