Magnificent Monuments

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History Documentary hosted by Fred Dibnah, published by BBC in 2000 - English narration

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Fred Dibnah tours Britain's great building feats.

[edit] Forts and Castles

Fred visits Warwick, Edinburgh and Conwy to explore the development of the fortress.

[edit] Houses and Palaces

Fred 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.

[edit] Places of Worship

Fred visits Preston, County Durham, St Paul's Cathedral and York Minster.

[edit] 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.

[edit] Bridges and Tunnels

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

[edit] Pleasure Palaces

This edition focuses on structures that have been built for arts, leisure and entertainment purposes, including the Globe Theatre, the Victoria and Albert Museum and Blackpool Tower.

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  • Video Codec: x264 CABAC High@L4.1
  • Video Bitrate: CRF 20
  • Video Resolution: 1280x720
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Frame Rate: 25 FPS
  • Audio Codec: AAC-LC
  • Audio Bitrate: Q=0.45 ABR 48KHz (~128Kbps)
  • Audio Channels: 2
  • Run-Time: 29 mins
  • Number Of Parts: 6
  • Part Size: 589 MB (average)
  • Source: HDTV
  • Encoded by: JungleBoy

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