Victorian urinal is Britain’s ugliest listed building

Victorian "Pissoir" in Devon, UK
Victorian “Pissoir” in Devon, UK

Locals have called it “the Ugliest Listed Building in the UK” and it’s one of 5 remaining public urinals from the Victorian era. Originally designed and built by George Jennings, the amusingly named “Pissoir” has now been granted a facelift after years of vandalism and neglect. Continue reading “Victorian urinal is Britain’s ugliest listed building”

Steampunk News round up 24/02/2015

Fallout 4: Weapons Are Inspired By Steampunk Designs? MotoringCrunch As much as Bethesda would like to keep Fallout 4 a secret, the Fallout fans always manage to find a way to learn more about the upcoming title. Steampunk ‘invasion’ at National Railway Museum The Press, York Recent years have seen more than 100 Steampunk enthusiasts attend the NRM, dressed in a mixture of Victorian finery and mechanical clockwork… The wicked wit of Victorian parents: The bizarre names of the 19th century Express.co.uk The wicked wit of Victorian parents: The bizarre names of the 19th century. JOHNNY Cash sang about A … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 24/02/2015