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Nuclear Physics in Manchester and the Bristol Bus Boycott

9/18/2018
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In this final episode of the series, learn about the "Father of Nuclear Physics" and the little-known civil rights campaign in Bristol which helped pave the way for a fairer society. The 100 places featured in this series have been nominated by the public and chosen by a panel of judges. Together they help tell England’s fascinating history. Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:21:38

The Battle of Britain and the Battle of Bosworth

9/3/2018
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Join host Dr Suzannah Lipscomb as she takes a closer look at the Battle of Bosworth and the Battle of Britain Bunker, both chosen in the Power, Protest & Progress category. The 100 places featured in this series have been nominated by the public and chosen by a panel of judges. Together they help tell England’s fascinating history. Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:20:23

Miners, Martyrs and the Palace of Westminster

8/20/2018
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Visit the "Pitman's Parliament" in Durham (thanks to a tour from Ross Forbes), the Tolpuddle Martyrs' tree and the building at the heart of our democracy with podcast host Suzannah Lipscomb. The 100 places featured in this series have been nominated by the public and chosen by a panel of judges. Together they help tell England’s fascinating history. Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical...

Duration:00:25:44

Peterloo, Cable Street and Olaudah Equiano

8/7/2018
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This episode begins the Power, Protest & Progress category by exploring key events in our history of protest, from the site of the Peterloo Massacre, to the London home of formerly enslaved abolitionist campaigner Olaudah Equiano. The 100 places featured in this series have been nominated by the public and chosen by a panel of judges. Together they help tell England’s fascinating history. Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by...

Duration:00:26:32

Sutton Hoo, the Minack Theatre and Tate Modern

7/24/2018
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This episode sees host Dr Suzannah Lipscomb exploring an incredible Anglo-Saxon archaeological find, an atmospheric cliff top theatre and a temple to modern art. The 100 places featured in this series have been nominated by the public and chosen by a panel of judges. Together they help tell England’s fascinating history. Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:24:00

Spirit of the North - NEW SERIES

7/20/2018
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A short taster of "Spirit of the North" - Historic England's new podcast series. Now available on your podcast app. Find out more at http://www.historicengland.org.uk

Duration:00:01:12

Chatsworth and Kelmscott

7/10/2018
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Chatsworth is known as the “palace of the peaks” and Kelmscott Manor was the beloved home and inspiration of the famous designer, William Morris. Join host Dr Suzannah Lipscomb as she learns more about these two striking places. The 100 places featured in this series have been nominated by the public and chosen by a panel of judges. Together they help tell England’s fascinating history. Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist...

Duration:00:18:46

St Paul's Cathedral and Coventry Cathedral

6/26/2018
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This episode looks at architecture for all and explores two fascinating Cathedrals. Join host Dr Suzannah Lipscomb as she learns more about St Paul’s Cathedral and Coventry Cathedral. The 100 places featured in this series have been nominated by the public and chosen by a panel of judges. Together they help tell England’s fascinating history. Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:21:25

The Angel of the North, Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Barbara Hepworth’s home

6/12/2018
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This episode begins the Art, Architecture & Sculpture category by exploring some of England’s most stunning sculpture. The host Dr Suzannah Lipscomb takes us to the Angel of the North, the beautiful landscape of Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Barbara Hepworth’s home and studio in Cornwall. The 100 places featured in this series have been nominated by the public and chosen by a panel of judges. Together they help tell England’s fascinating history. Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100...

Duration:00:22:48

Morris Motors and the “Inside Out” building

6/4/2018
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Two important British industries are explored in this episode: motoring and finance. Join Dr Suzannah Lipscomb on a visit to the former Morris Garage in Oxford and the Lloyd’s Building in London as we complete our journey through the Industry, Trade & Commerce category of Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places. The places featured in this series have been nominated by the public and chosen by a panel of judges. Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic...

Duration:00:17:25

Pottery and coal

5/28/2018
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Visit the “mother town” of The Potteries and the last working coal staiths on the River Tyne, which is now a haven for wildlife. Host Dr Suzannah Lipscomb continues the journey through the 100 Places which have made England the country it is today with the top 10 Industry, Trade & Commerce places. The 100 places featured in this series have been nominated by the public and chosen by a panel of judges. Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast,...

Duration:00:17:23

Yorkshire's great piazza, a Cornish pub and the Rochdale Pioneers' shop

5/14/2018
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Join Dr Suzannah Lipscomb as she explores the great Georgian Piece Hall in Halifax, a small thatched pub in Cornwall, which has been brewing its own ales for many years, and the shop in Rochdale known as the birthplace of the modern co-operative movement. The 100 places featured in this series have been nominated by the public and chosen by a panel of judges. Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical...

Duration:00:20:34

The “Birthplace of Industry”, a pioneering canal and the first factory

5/3/2018
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This episode explores the innovation at a furnace in Shropshire that is said to have been the catalyst for the Industrial Revolution. The host Dr Suzannah Lipscomb also looks at the first industrial arterial canal in Manchester and Cromford Mills in Derbyshire, known as the birthplace of the factory system. The 100 places featured in this series have been nominated by the public and chosen by a panel of judges. Together they help tell England’s fascinating history. Irreplaceable: A History...

Duration:00:22:31

Fountains Abbey and a Jewish cemetery in Cornwall

4/21/2018
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In this episode, join Dr Suzannah Lipscomb to learn about the 13 monks from York who set up Fountains Abbey over 1000 years ago and an atmospheric Jewish cemetery in Falmouth. The 100 places featured in this series have been nominated by the public and chosen by a panel of judges. Together they help tell England’s fascinating history. Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:15:40

Quakers in Yorkshire and a Mosque in the heart of East London

4/14/2018
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Hear about one of England’s oldest Quaker meeting houses and discover the many layers of history embodied in Brick Lane Mosque in this episode, hosted by Dr Suzannah Lipscomb. The 100 places featured in this series have been nominated by the public and chosen by a panel of judges. Together they help tell England’s fascinating history. Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:20:10

Canterbury, Greensted and Europe’s largest Guru Nanak Gurdwara

4/10/2018
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Hear about the capital of English Christianity, the oldest wooden church in England and the importance of community for Sikhs in this episode, hosted by Dr Suzannah Lipscomb. The 100 places featured in this series have been nominated by the public and chosen by a panel of judges. Together they help tell England’s fascinating history. Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:28:24

Stonehenge, Lindisfarne and a holy well

4/1/2018
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Join Dr Suzannah Lipscomb, journalists Hazel Southam and Remona Aly, and Historic England’s Joe Flatman as they begin exploring the “Faith & Belief” category, judged by David Ison from public nominations. Find out why Stonehenge, Lindisfarne and a holy well which dates back to the Roman period have made the top 10. A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:28:08

Tragedy and the fight for justice

3/28/2018
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This episode sees historians Dr Suzannah Lipscomb, Dan Cruickshank and Emily Gee examine the final locations in the “Loss & Destruction” category, as chosen by Mary Beard from public nominations. Find out about the shipwrecked SS Mendi, the burst dam that devastated Sheffield and the fight for justice after the Hillsborough disaster. A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:23:28

A Palace in Flames and London’s gateway to the North

3/22/2018
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This episode sees historians Dr Suzannah Lipscomb, Dan Cruickshank and Emily Gee explore 2 more locations in the “Loss & Destruction” category, as chosen by Mary Beard from a long list of public nominations. Learn more about the infamous Crystal Palace and the magnificent Euston Arch, which was demolished in the 60s and used to fill the bed of the river Lea. A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:16:44

Tudor treasures and a mighty monument

3/15/2018
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Historian Dr Suzannah Lipscomb is joined by Dan Cruickshank and Emily Gee to uncover 2 more 'Loss & Destruction' locations selected by judge Mary Beard. Hear about the incredible collections raised with the Tudor warship the Mary Rose, and the secret secondary purpose of the Monument to the Great Fire of London. A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:21:22