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Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places

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Join us as we travel across England visiting well-known wonders and some lesser-known places on your doorstep – all of which have helped make the country what it is today. From a hut in Bletchley Park where modern computing evolved, to the iron railings in London to which suffragettes chained themselves in the fight for women’s right to vote, we’ll step back in time to the very roots of our national identity to bring you the people and the stories that have helped shape England.Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places is sponsored by specialist insurer, Ecclesiastical

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Join us as we travel across England visiting well-known wonders and some lesser-known places on your doorstep – all of which have helped make the country what it is today. From a hut in Bletchley Park where modern computing evolved, to the iron railings in London to which suffragettes chained themselves in the fight for women’s right to vote, we’ll step back in time to the very roots of our national identity to bring you the people and the stories that have helped shape England.Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places is sponsored by specialist insurer, Ecclesiastical

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Fabulous

By sledxl - Jul 24 2018
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Absolutely love this podcast. Art, culture and history with fascinating stories and context Love it!!!

Absolutely lovely!

By BeccaEller - Apr 10 2018
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Suzannah Lipbscomb is a fantastic host! Every site that gets mentioned sends me down a google wormhole in the best way. Absolutely worth a listen!

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21 Ratings
Average Ratings
17
1
2
1
0

Fabulous

By sledxl - Jul 24 2018
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Absolutely love this podcast. Art, culture and history with fascinating stories and context Love it!!!

Absolutely lovely!

By BeccaEller - Apr 10 2018
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Suzannah Lipbscomb is a fantastic host! Every site that gets mentioned sends me down a google wormhole in the best way. Absolutely worth a listen!
Cover image of Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places

Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places

Updated 4 days ago

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Join us as we travel across England visiting well-known wonders and some lesser-known places on your doorstep – all of which have helped make the country what it is today. From a hut in Bletchley Park where modern computing evolved, to the iron railings in London to which suffragettes chained themselves in the fight for women’s right to vote, we’ll step back in time to the very roots of our national identity to bring you the people and the stories that have helped shape England.Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places is sponsored by specialist insurer, Ecclesiastical

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: A Bronze Age time capsule and haunting seaside abbeys

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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

Mar 15 2018

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Rank #2: Astronomy, codebreaking & stainless steel

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Join Emma Barnett and Science & Discovery category judge Professor Lord Robert Winston as we begin our journey through the history of science and discovery in England. Explore why ten places have been chosen from hundreds of your nominations.

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

With special thanks to the Royal College of Anaesthetists for information provided for this episode

Oct 03 2017

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Rank #3: Pubs, trains & New England

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Join Emma Barnett, Travel & Tourism category judge Dr Bettany Hughes and De Montfort University's Dr Su Barton as we continue our journey through the history of travel and tourism in England. From pubs, to the railway age and the New World, we explore why ten places have been chosen from hundreds of your nominations.

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

Note: Locomotion Number One, which features in this episode, is on loan from the National Railway Museum, York.

Nov 07 2017

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Rank #4: Tudor treasures and a mighty monument

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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

Mar 15 2018

21mins

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Rank #5: What did the Romans do for travel & tourism?

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Join Emma Barnett, Travel & Tourism category judge Dr Bettany Hughes and De Montfort University's Dr Su Barton as we begin our journey through the history of travel and tourism in England. Find out what the Romans did for travel and tourism in England as we explore why ten places have been chosen from hundreds of your nominations.

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

Oct 27 2017

18mins

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Rank #6: Stonehenge, Lindisfarne and a holy well

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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

Apr 01 2018

28mins

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Rank #7: Post-war prefabs & social housing

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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

Dec 19 2017

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Rank #8: Fountains Abbey and a Jewish cemetery in Cornwall

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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

Apr 21 2018

15mins

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Rank #9: Cholera, smallpox & immunology

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Join Emma Barnett and Science & Discovery category judge Professor Lord Robert Winston as we continue our journey through the history of science and discovery in England. From a little hut in Gloucestershire, to a water pump in the heart of London, explore why ten places have been chosen from hundreds of your nominations.

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

Oct 10 2017

11mins

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Rank #10: Canterbury, Greensted and Europe’s largest Guru Nanak Gurdwara

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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

Apr 10 2018

28mins

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Rank #11: Quakers in Yorkshire and a Mosque in the heart of East London

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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

Apr 14 2018

20mins

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Rank #12: Cricket, a steeplechase and a beautiful ballroom

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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

Jan 09 2018

23mins

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Rank #13: Sport and Leisure double bill on the 9th of January 2018

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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 HistoricEngland.org.uk/100Places | A History of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Dec 26 2017

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Rank #14: DNA, Rosalind Franklin & Photo 51

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Join Emma Barnett and Science & Discovery category judge Professor Lord Robert Winston as we continue our journey through the history of science and discovery in England. Historic England's Jane Sidell and UCLA's Professor Soraya de Chadarevian tell the story of Rosalind Franklin's extraordinary contribution to science, as we explore why ten places have been chosen from hundreds of your nominations.

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

Oct 17 2017

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Rank #15: Pottery and coal

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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, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

May 29 2018

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Rank #16: The “Birthplace of Industry”, a pioneering canal and the first factory

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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 of England in 100 Places is a Historic England podcast, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

May 03 2018

22mins

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Rank #17: St Paul's Cathedral and Coventry Cathedral

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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

Jun 26 2018

21mins

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Rank #18: Cathedrals of tennis and rugby, and a much-loved lido

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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

Jan 09 2018

21mins

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Rank #19: Radio telescopes & interferometry

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Join Emma Barnett and Science & Discovery category judge Professor Lord Robert Winston as we continue our journey through the history of science and discovery in England. Visit Jodrell Bank Observatory, home to two Grade I listed radio telescopes and a centre for groundbreaking research in the fields of astronomy and interferometry, as we explore why ten places have been chosen from hundreds of your nominations.

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

Oct 24 2017

15mins

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Rank #20: Chatsworth and Kelmscott

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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 insurer Ecclesiastical ecclesiastical.com

Jul 10 2018

18mins

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