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High Street History: Religious heritage article icon

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High Street History: Religious heritage

While some places of worship have been repurposed, they can't shake off their religious roots.

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High Street History: Plaques

Blue plaques link places to their famous sons and daughters. But how do they get there?

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High Street History: Post-war buildings

Unloved by many, the concrete and glass of the post-war era is finding its place on the High Street.

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War Memorials

Learn the secrets of the past, revealed by clues on the high streets of today

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High Street History: Just the facts

Learn the secrets of the past, revealed by clues on the high streets of today. For a richer version, explore our High Street History interactive.

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High Street History

Learn the secrets of the past, revealed by clues on the high streets of today.

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High Street History: Clock towers

How better to measure the passage of time than by taking a close look at a clock tower?

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High Street History: Railway stations

We're getting there... and railway stations show us how the journey was made.

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High Street History: Street furniture

Take a second look at that post box...

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High Street History: Factories

Once a place of industry; now a witness to history.

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High Street History: Restaurants

Do you fancy a quick bite? Look around you - there are stories hidden in the walls.

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High Street History: Houses

A house is more than a house. It's even more than home. It can be a history lesson, too.

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