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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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London’s first charity shop?

Between 1870 and the end of the 1930s, this was the site of the first known fundraising shop in London’s history. It was, however, rather different from the charity shops we know today.

Killed by hearse horses.

The unfortunate tale of William Quarray who was killed by a hearse horse.