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Chawton House and Jane Austen

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

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.

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The London Stone

No one knows exactly where the London Stone came from, but in the medieval and early modern periods it was an important symbolic place, as well as a way of marking out addresses in the city.

Steam Locomotion Arrives!

Here, in 1803, was one of the first public demonstrations of high-pressure steam locomotion, by Cornish inventor Richard Trevithick, aka Captain Dick.