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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.

Chawton House and Jane Austen

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

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The first Peabody Housing Estate

In 1864, the first families moved in to these Peabody Buildings, the first of the housing projects funded by the American banker George Peabody.

St Pauls Cathedral: Reformation to the Great Fire

In 1500 St Pauls Cathedral was a great bastion of medieval Catholocism but over the next 150 years the Protestant Reformation and successive natural disasters changed it beyond recognition until in 1666 it was destroyed in the Great Fire. This is the story of a Cathedral and of England during some of the most tumultuous years in their history.