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The Pier Towers without a pier

The Yorkshire seaside resort of Withernsea came into being as a result of Victorian railway expansion, with a pier being built as one of the first visitor attractions. The sorry tale of that North Sea pier is a short and disastrous one. But its story is not over yet.

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Radicals of Coleman Street

Coleman Street during the civil wars of the seventeenth century became home to religious and political firebrands, a hotbed of radical ideas during a period when the world was turned upside down.

Tabernacle Community Centre

This converted religious site provides an interesting window into the changing culture of Notting Hill in the contemporary period.

Shacklewell School

Shacklewell was the first official Quaker school for girls, established by George Fox, the founder of Quakerism, in 1668.