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History & The Arts
While some places of worship have been repurposed, they can't shake off their religious roots.
Blue plaques link places to their famous sons and daughters. But how do they get there?
Unloved by many, the concrete and glass of the post-war era is finding its place on the High Street.
Learn the secrets of the past, revealed by clues on the high streets of today
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.
Learn the secrets of the past, revealed by clues on the high streets of today.
How better to measure the passage of time than by taking a close look at a clock tower?
We're getting there... and railway stations show us how the journey was made.
Take a second look at that post box...
Once a place of industry; now a witness to history.
Do you fancy a quick bite? Look around you - there are stories hidden in the walls.
A house is more than a house. It's even more than home. It can be a history lesson, too.
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