Fred Dibnah's Building of Britain

January 2015
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6. Victorian Splendour

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In the final programme of the series uncovering the construction and engineering skills that went into the building of Britain, Fred Dibnah indulges his personal passion for the achievements of the builders of the 19th century.
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Episode of January 17, 2015

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Fred Dibnah's search to discover how the work of the builders and engineers of the past helped to shape Britain brings him close to his home town of Bolton, where the mid-18th century saw the building of the first canals and the arrival of the first civil engineers. He travels to Worsley in Lancashire to see where it all s...
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4. Scottish Style

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Fred Dibnah is on a mission to uncover and explain the construction skills that went into the building of Britain and in this episode he travels to Scotland to demonstrate the engineering and design skills that shaped Scottish baronial style.
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3. The Age of the Carpenter

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In his mission to uncover the craft and engineering skills that helped to build Britain, Fred reaches the Middle Ages and the transformation of an Englishman's castle into his home.
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2. The Art of Castle Building

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Fred Dibnah explores the skills that went into building Britain. He examines the construction of the great chain of castles on the coast of North Wales.
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1. Mighty Cathedrals

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Fred takes a look at the 11th-century building programme undertaken by the Normans which resulted in mighty fortress cathedrals like Ely and Peterborough.
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