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Introducing+PhotographyWeAre
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Introducing PhotographyWeAre

Photography We Are.com  is a digital space devoted to photography that has been established by Your Place Your Space for the enjoyment of people who share a passion for photography.

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Tudor+Grange+House+-+A+Solihull+Gem!
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Tudor Grange House - A Solihull Gem!

Tudor Grange is a large suburban house in Solihull, next to Solihull College on the Blossomfield Road. It was built in 1887 for Alfred Lovekin and later home of Sir Alfred Bird. 

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Edgbaston+Tunnel+-+A+Historic+Gem!
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Edgbaston Tunnel - A Historic Gem!

The Edgbaston Tunnel is on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal. It is next to a tunnel on the Cross City Line, they both run under Church Road in Edgbaston. The towpath was widened in 2018.

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Curzon+Street+Tunnel+-+a+Historic+Gem!
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Curzon Street Tunnel - a Historic Gem!

The Curzon Street Tunnel was built over the Digbeth Branch Canal in 1838. The engineer was J. Locke. It provided access above to the original Curzon Street Station. It is 49 yards long.

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Coventry+Pool+Meadow+Bus+Station+-+A+Coventry+Gem!
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Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station - A Coventry Gem!

Pool Meadow Bus Station was opened in Coventry City Centre in 1994 by the then Lord Mayor of Coventry. Now used by National Express buses and coaches. Close to Millennium Place.

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South+%26+City+College+Birmingham%3a+Longbridge+Campus+(Bournville+College)+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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South & City College Birmingham: Longbridge Campus (Bournville College) - A Birmingham Gem!

Bournville College moved to Longbridge in 2011, on part of the former MG Rover car plant site (closed in 2005). Merged with South & City College Birmingham in 2017. Renamed in 2020.

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Midland+Metro+-+Eastside+extension+from+Bull+Street+to+Digbeth
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Midland Metro - Eastside extension from Bull Street to Digbeth

Here we follow developments on the Midland Metro in Birmingham during the extension from Bull Street (at the Delta Junction with Corporation Street) to Digbeth (High Street Deritend).

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Central+St+Michael%27s+Sixth+Form+College%2c+West+Bromwich+-+A+Sandwell+Gem!
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Central St Michael's Sixth Form College, West Bromwich - A Sandwell Gem!

Central St Michaels Sixth Form College (formerly Central Sixth Sandwell College) is on New Street in West Bromwich. It was a public arts venue The Public from 2008 to 2013.

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Cronehills+Interchange+Bridge%2c+West+Bromwich+-+A+Sandwell+Gem!
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Cronehills Interchange Bridge, West Bromwich - A Sandwell Gem!

The Cronehills Interchange Bridge is in West Bromwich, Sandwell, West Midlands. The footbridge was built over The Expressway from 2011-12. Also called The A41 Grade Separated Interchange.

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The Precinct - Place Making in Coventry

The Precinct is part of the shopping centre in Coventry. Designed by the City Architect, Sir Donald Gibson, it was mostly complete in it's original form in 1955.

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Passions: History & heritage, Shopping, People & community, Squares and public spaces
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Holy+Trinity+Church%2c+Coventry+-+A+Coventry+medieval+gem!
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Holy Trinity Church, Coventry - A Coventry medieval gem!

Holy Trinity Church in Coventry dates to the 12th century, and is the only medieval church in Coventry that is complete. It has one of the tallest non-cathedral spires in the UK.

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Coventry+City+Council+House+-+an+Architectural+Gem!
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Coventry City Council House - an Architectural Gem!

The Council House in Coventry was built from 1913 to 1917, and faced in red sandstone, in the early Tudor style. Architects E. Garret and H.W. Simister of Birmingham.

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The Flying Standard - A Coventry Mock Tudor Gem!

The Flying Standard is situated at Trinity Street Square in Coventry. A JD Wetherspoon Free House named after a fondly remembered motor car made in Coventry from 1903 until the 1960s.

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Broadgate, Coventry - A Coventry Gem!

Broadgate is a Public Square in Coventry City Centre. A current square was opened in 1948 by Princess Elizabeth. The nearby Cathedral Lanes Shopping Centre was opened in 1990 at Broadgate.

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Lifford+Hall+-+A+Birmingham+Hidden+Gem!
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Lifford Hall - A Birmingham Hidden Gem!

Lifford Hall is situated on Tunnel Lane near Lifford Reservoir in Lifford, Birmingham. Hidden away behind a gate, and dates to the early 17th century, with an 18th century watch tower (folly).

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Coventry+Station+-+A+Coventry+Gem!
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Coventry Station - A Coventry Gem!

The original Coventry Station opened in 1838 on the London and Birmingham Railway. It was rebuilt in 1962, and now is Grade II listed, but a new red building is currently being built

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King Edward VI Aston School - A Birmingham Gem!

King Edward VI Aston School is one of the schools founded in 1883 of the Foundation of King Edward VI, but the only one to still be on it's original site near Aston Hall & Park.

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King Edward VI Camp Hill Schools - A Birmingham Gem!

King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys was founded at Camp Hill in 1883. Shortly afterwards it was joined by the girls school. The schools relocated to Kings Heath in the mid to late 1950s.

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King Edward VI Five Ways School - A Birmingham Gem!

King Edward VI Five Ways School  was originally founded at Five Ways in 1883, but relocated to a site in Bartley Green in 1958 (near Bartley Reservoir), about 5 to 7 miles away.

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Schools of King Edward VI in Birmingham - A Birmingham Gem!

King Edward's School was a boys grammar school founded at New Street in 1552, they moved to Edgbaston in 1936. King Edward VI High School for Girls founded 1883 and moved 1940.

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The Black Sabbath Bench - A Birmingham Gem!

The Black Sabbath bench is a celebration of the pioneering success of the Birmingham Heavy Metal band on Broad Street on the now named Black Sabbath Bridge over the canal.

 

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St+George%27s+Church%2c+Edgbaston+-+Culture%2c+history+and+faith
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St George's Church, Edgbaston - Culture, history and faith

St George's Church is situated at Westbourne Crescent in Edgbaston. Built in three phases from 1836 until 1885. Now Grade II listed. Noted for the architects Scoles, Edge and Chatwin.

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The+former+Holy+Trinity+Church+at+Camp+Hill+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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The former Holy Trinity Church at Camp Hill - A Birmingham Gem!

Situated in Camp Hill, Birmingham is the former Holy Trinity Church. Grade II listed, built 1820-22, designed by Francis Goodwin. Sadly it has been closed for decades.

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Coughton+Court+-+National+Trust+-+A+Warwickshire+Historic+Gem!
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Coughton Court - National Trust - A Warwickshire Historic Gem!

Coughton Court is an English Tudor country house located between Studley and Alcester in Warwickshire. The Throckmorton family have lived here since 1409. In the National Trust from 1946.

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The+Brandwood+Tunnel+-+a+Historic+Gem!
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The Brandwood Tunnel - a Historic Gem!

The Brandwood Tunnel is on the Stratford-on-Avon Canal near Brandwood in South Birmingham (between Kings Heath & Kings Norton). It opened in 1802 and is over 300 metres long.

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