Fred Dibnah's Magnificent Monuments

2015
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6. Pleasure Palaces

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Steeplejack Fred Dibnah tours Britain admiring some of its engineering marvels.
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5. Bridges and Tunnels

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Fred Dibnah looks at some of the great achievements in civil engineering, from the earliest wrought iron suspension bridge to the Channel Tunnel.
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4. Places of Work

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Fred Dibnah continues his tour of Britain's great building feats with a look at our places of work. In Chatham he visits one of our oldest dockyards, while at Armley Mills in Leeds he discovers an early form of fireproofing. His journey takes him from a 1,000-year-old tithe barn in Sussex, where he tries his hand at thatch...
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3. Places of Worship

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Steeplejack Fred Dibnah tours Britain admiring some of its engineering marvels. This edition takes in Preston, County Durham, St Paul's Cathedral and York Minster.
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2. Houses and Palaces

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Steeplejack Fred Dibnah tours Britain's engineering marvels. In this programme, he visits Hampton Court Palace and Cragside, one of the first homes to have electric lighting. He also examines restoration work on a 15th-century manor house.
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1. Forts and Castles

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Steeplejack Fred Dibnah tours Britain's engineering marvels. This edition visits Warwick, Edinburgh and Conwy to explore the development of the fortress.
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