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Across the UK are poorly designed, brick-box housing schemes that look the same whether in Northampton or Southampton – often in a naïve...

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Lost England: 1870-1930

Lost England records the greatest transition in England's history as the longstanding practices of a largely rural economy shifted focus into towns...

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