Bricks And Mortals

Series bringing the past to life through historic buildings and the imaginary lives of the ordinary people who lived there.

Episodes

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0101Bankside20050518

Historian Gillian Tindall introduces some of the characters who lived in one of the oldest surviving houses on the South bank of the Thames, which began life as an inn during the area's brief theatrical heyday.

0101Bankside20050518

Historian Gillian Tindall introduces some of the characters who lived in one of the oldest surviving houses on the South bank of the Thames, which began life as an inn during the area's brief theatrical heyday.

0102Llanthony Priory20050525

Historian John Davies travels to the Vale of Ewyas in the Black Mountains in Wales to introduce some of the characters who might have lived or worked at Llanthony Priory.

At one time the building was a monastery for 40 Augustinian monks.

Later it became the home of the poet Walter Savage Landor, and now it's the Abbey Hotel.

0102Llanthony Priory20050525

Historian John Davies travels to the Vale of Ewyas in the Black Mountains in Wales to introduce some of the characters who might have lived or worked at Llanthony Priory.

At one time the building was a monastery for 40 Augustinian monks.

Later it became the home of the poet Walter Savage Landor, and now it's the Abbey Hotel.

010310 Guinea Street20050601

Historian Madge Dresser introduces some of the characters who might have been seen at a house in BRISTOL once owned by one of the biggest slave traders in the city.

It was later the home of a teacher and physiognomist.

010310 Guinea Street20050601

Historian Madge Dresser introduces some of the characters who might have been seen at a house in BRISTOL once owned by one of the biggest slave traders in the city.

It was later the home of a teacher and physiognomist.

0104 LASTThe Black Cat Inn, North Queensferry20050608

Historian Pat Dennison introduces some of the characters who might have lived in one of the oldest houses in North Queensferry.

The area has seen plenty of travellers and passing trade, from pilgrims to Queens and the ferrymen, and later the bridges over the Forth, aided their crossing while the Black Cat Inn provided their bed, board and entertainment.

0104 LASTThe Black Cat Inn, North Queensferry20050608

Historian Pat Dennison introduces some of the characters who might have lived in one of the oldest houses in North Queensferry.

The area has seen plenty of travellers and passing trade, from pilgrims to Queens and the ferrymen, and later the bridges over the Forth, aided their crossing while the Black Cat Inn provided their bed, board and entertainment.

020162 Donegall Pass, Belfast20070309

This unassuming terraced house is in a run-down loyalist enclave, but its residents have included a radical nationalist and abolitionist, and an engineer riding the wave of economic prosperity in 'linenopolis'.

020162 Donegall Pass, Belfast20070309

This unassuming terraced house is in a run-down loyalist enclave, but its residents have included a radical nationalist and abolitionist, and an engineer riding the wave of economic prosperity in 'linenopolis'.

0202Otley Hall20070316

Historian Andy Wood introduces some of the characters who lived in one of the oldest and least changed houses in Suffolk, home of the Gosnold family who made pioneering journeys to the New World over four hundred years ago.

0202Otley Hall20070316

Historian Andy Wood introduces some of the characters who lived in one of the oldest and least changed houses in Suffolk, home of the Gosnold family who made pioneering journeys to the New World over four hundred years ago.

0203The Lygon Arms20070323

A Cotswold pub whose residents tell a history of medieval church power, the rise and fall of the wool trade, and the end of the monarchy after the deciding battle of the English Civil War.

0203The Lygon Arms20070323

A Cotswold pub whose residents tell a history of medieval church power, the rise and fall of the wool trade, and the end of the monarchy after the deciding battle of the English Civil War.

0204 LASTNo 1 Cross Street, Helston, Cornwall20070330

A Cornish townhouse whose residents tell of 19th-century drunken revelry, paganism, and the connection between Captain Cook and the Coleridge family.

0204 LASTNo 1 Cross Street, Helston, Cornwall20070330

A Cornish townhouse whose residents tell of 19th-century drunken revelry, paganism, and the connection between Captain Cook and the Coleridge family.