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23 free places to visit near famous historic sites

Housesteads Roman Fort
Posted:
11 February 2016
Posted By:
Tom Moriarty
Categories:
Things To Do

We look after over 400 historic places, and remarkably, 250 of those are free to visit. From remote stone circles to ruined abbeys, and Norman castles to Roman temples, you can explore thousands of years of history for absolutely nothing. We've picked 7 top sites around the country and a selecti...

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Historical Highlights in 2015

Bringing history to life at one of our events
Posted:
27 March 2015
Posted By:
Phil Harper
Categories:
Things To Do

With a number of historical anniversaries and new openings at properties across the country, there’s a lot going on at English Heritage this year. Here are some of 2015's highlights...

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Top 10 Toilets Through Time

Reconstruction of the toilets at Housesteads Roman Fort by Philip Corke
Posted:
30 September 2014
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
History Uncovered

It’s not glamorous, but everybody needs to do it. From Romans gossiping on the loo to medieval royal bottom-wiping, to the invention of our modern flushing toilet, here are 2,000 years of toilet history! 1. Housesteads Roman Fort, Hadrian’s Wall: All together now… The best preserved Roman l...

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