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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

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

A Bronze Age time capsule and haunting seaside abbeys

3/15/2018
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Introducing new host Dr Suzannah Lipscomb as she begins Series 2 by exploring England's 'Loss & Destruction' locations as selected by judge Mary Beard. Guests Dan Cruickshank and Emily Gee help explore Must Farm Bronze Age settlement in Peterborough, the haunting ruins of Whitby Abbey and the windswept Dunwich on the Suffolk coast.A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:17:06

George Orwell and The Hacienda

2/26/2018
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Hear about the home where George Orwell began his novel 1984 and remember the rave days of “Madchester” at the infamous nighclub, The Hacienda. Emma Barnett, Monica Ali, Clare McDonnell and Rachel Prothero visit more inspiring Music and Literature spots. Nominate a place at HistoricEngland.org.uk/100Places | A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:17:32

The Brontës, Dickens and the 100 Club

2/20/2018
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From the wild Yorkshire moors immortalised by the Brontë sisters to Charles Dickens’ Victorian London, as well as a stop off at one of our most iconic live music venues, join Emma Barnett, Monica Ali, Clare McDonnell and Rachel Prothero on a journey to some of England’s inspiring Music and Literature spots. Nominate a place at HistoricEngland.org.uk/100Places | A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:21:38

Austen, Handel and Hendrix

2/13/2018
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From the village where Austen sat at her tiny writing table to the Mayfair address where two musical greats lived hundreds of years apart, join Emma Barnett, Monica Ali, Clare McDonnell and Rachel Prothero to explore more of England’s most important Music and Literature spots. Nominate a place at HistoricEngland.org.uk/100Places | A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:20:41

Stratford, stereo sound and Socialism

2/6/2018
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Explore Shakespeare’s birthplace, the iconic Abbey Road Studios and a magnificent Mancunian library as Emma Barnett, Monica Ali, Clare McDonnell and Rachel Prothero reveal England’s most important Music and Literature destinations. Nominate a place at HistoricEngland.org.uk/100Places | A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:27:16

Royal Processions and Olympic Feats

1/23/2018
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Join Emma Barnett, Historic England’s Deborah Lamb and De Montfort University's Professor Martin Polley as we delve into England’s top ten Sports and Leisure locations, as selected by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson. Today we walk a red processional route and explore England's Olympic future. Nominate a place at HistoricEngland.org.uk/100Places | A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:19:35

The birthplace of the Paralympics and post-war theatre

1/16/2018
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Join Emma Barnett, Historic England’s Deborah Lamb and De Montfort University's Professor Martin Polley as we delve into England’s top ten Sports and Leisure locations, as selected by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, including the pioneering work of Stoke Mandeville and Sheffield’s unique theatre complex.. Nominate a place at HistoricEngland.org.uk/100Places | A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:15:47

Cathedrals of tennis and rugby, and a much-loved lido

1/9/2018
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Join Emma Barnett, Historic England’s Deborah Lamb and De Montfort University's Professor Martin Polley as we delve into England’s top ten Sport and Leisure locations, as selected by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, including the ‘cathedrals’ of tennis and rugby and a much-loved outdoor lido. Nominate a place at HistoricEngland.org.uk/100Places | A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:21:04

Cricket, a steeplechase and a beautiful ballroom

1/9/2018
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Join Emma Barnett, Historic England’s Deborah Lamb and De Montfort University's Professor Martin Polley as we delve into England’s top ten Sport and Leisure locations, as selected by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, from the home to cricket, to the racetrack and a beautiful ballroom. Nominate a place at HistoricEngland.org.uk/100Places | A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:23:18

Sport and Leisure double bill on the 9th of January 2018

12/26/2017
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Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England Podcast exploring the 100 most important places in England's history. We'll return on the 9th of January as Emma Barnett uncovers the first of Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson's picks for the Sport and Leisure top 10, as nominated by you. Join us then, and in the meantime, why not catch up on our previous programmes on Science and Discovery, Travel and Tourism and Homes and Gardens. Nominate a place at...

Duration:00:00:47

Post-war prefabs & social housing

12/19/2017
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Join Emma Barnett to explore more of England’s most important Homes and Gardens, chosen from your nominations by guest judge George Clarke. Property expert Amanda Lamb, writer Shrabani Basu and Historic England’s Louise Brennan explore post-war housing in the Midlands and Sheffield’s ’Streets in the sky'. Nominate a place at HistoricEngland.org.uk/100Places | A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Duration:00:17:41

Victoria & Abdul, industrial villages & experimental horticulture

12/12/2017
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Join Emma Barnett to explore more of England’s most important Homes and Gardens, chosen from your nominations by guest judge George Clarke. Property expert Amanda Lamb, writer Shrabani Basu and Historic England’s Louise Brennan uncover the stories of Queen Victoria’s holiday home, innovative villages and more. Nominate a place at HistoricEngland.org.uk/100Places | A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical...

Duration:00:20:48

Public parks, allotments & a very grand design

12/5/2017
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Join Emma Barnett to explore more of England’s most important Homes and Gardens, chosen from your nominations by guest judge George Clarke. Property expert Amanda Lamb, writer Shrabani Basu and Historic England’s Louise Brennan uncover the stories of public parks, the allotment movement and a very grand palace. Nominate a place at HistoricEngland.org.uk/100Places | A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical...

Duration:00:23:28

Castle life & the birth of charity

11/30/2017
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Join Emma Barnett to explore two of England’s most historically significant homes and gardens, chosen from your nominations by guest judge George Clarke. Property expert Amanda Lamb, writer Shrabani Basu and Historic England’s Louise Brennan uncover stories, humble and grand, that have shaped the way we live and enjoy spaces today. Nominate a place at HistoricEngland.org.uk/100Places A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer...

Duration:00:19:28

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