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Chawton House and Jane Austen

Two houses in Chawton now famous for their links to Jane Austen and her family

Farley Hospital and All Saints Church

Examples of the philanthropy of one man returning to his village roots in the 17th century

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The funeral of a porter.

The porters were an important but criticised part of life in London’s trading community as they distributed messages between individuals. Hear about the arrangements that porters made for the death of a member.

The Plastic Eggcups by Camden Lock

In this viewpoint, I tell the story of Terry Farrell & Partners’ TV-AM building (1981-83), a maverick television studios near Camden Lock. The TV-AM building, which – as the name suggests – was home to one Britain’s first breakfast television programmes, is associated with the architectural style of postmodernism and with colour in architecture and interior design. The building was substantially refurbished by architects Jacobs Webber in 2012-13 and is now home to Viacom International.