Episode guide

Fred Dibnah's Building of Britain

Series 1

Fred Dibnah's Building of Britain

  • Mighty Cathedrals

    Fred Dibnah uncovers the construction techniques of stonemasons, engineers and carpenters through the ages, focusing on Norman cathedrals.

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  • The Art of Castle Building

    Fred Dibnah tours the coast of north Wales to admire the defensive features and architecture of the castles that helped Edward I subdue the rebellious Welsh.

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  • The Age of the Carpenter

    Fred Dibnah looks at structures from the Middle Ages, visiting England's oldest fortified building with a moat, Stokesay Castle.

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  • Scottish Style

    Fred Dibnah demonstrates the engineering and design skills that shaped Scottish baronial style, visiting buildings of note such as Glamis Castle and the House of Dun.

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  • Building the Canals

    Fred Dibnah explores the work of the builders and engineers responsible for the waterways of Britain, visiting the Leeds-Liverpool and Bridgewater canals.

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  • Victorian Splendour

    Fred Dibnah explores his passion for 19th-century buildings, concentrating on Eastnor Castle in Herefordshire and St Giles's Church in Cheadle.

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