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Faulty Towers still missed

Sadly, The Grange, the filming location of Fawlty Towers on the Woodburn Grange Country Club just outside Reading, United Kingdom, was lost to a fire in 1991, and since demolished to make way for new housing. This road leads to the filming location just up the street. Interestingly, before the fire, The Grange once housed […]

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Google slowly taking the fun out of Street Maps

Unfortunately, all you can see of this seagull in the Google Street View mapping system is his butt, in the distance. Google, for some reason, has decided to remove yet another pair of great photos (one to the right) taken with its Google Street View car of a seagull divebombing the camera. Granted, Street View […]

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Top Gear’s Stig on Street View

Another cool capture that we didn’t find ourselves but we are immensely impressed with the investigative dedication it took to find it. Top Gear’s The Stig was caught on the Google Street View cam seen here on the top floor, corner window. We are huge fans of the show and many thanks to The Sun […]

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Winston Churchill’s Secret WWII Bunker

Once guarded by a single soldier due to the bunker’s complete anonymity, this single, simple grey door leads to an underground bunker built by Winston Churchill for his cabinet as a way to escape Hitler’s London bombing runs in the early 40s. The bunker is underneath a government building and it’s location isn’t broadcast and […]

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Possible contrast issues with the cam

The faces are missed altogether, likely because of the low light levels under the overhang, but the license plate shaped text on the poster gets blocked, as does the face in the poster next to the second woman because of the increase in contrast. More contrast and window reflection issues.

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Buckingham Palace maintains it’s privacy

The only decent shot of one of London’s most famous landmarks, and it is from the side.

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MI5 has nothing to hide

Apparently MI5 takes a different approach than the CIA does to their street view.

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