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Bursledon Brickworks, Near Southampton

Once capable of making up to 20 million bricks a year they are the only steam driven brickworks left in the country.

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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Unlikely Neighbours in Tavistock Place

Two blue plaques, almost side-by-side in Tavistock Place, commemorate very different people. Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, the founder of the USSR with no sense of humour, and Jerome K Jerome, a British humourist with a sceptical take on Socialism.

Whoresnest: the story of the Bankside Stews

Until the C16th, the area next to the river in Lambeth was home to the so-called Bankside Stews, a collection of bathhouses that doubled as brothels.