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Seventy years ago, as the Blitz began in London, the BBC set up an emergency studio deep inside the Clifton Rocks Railway.
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Around the world there are many abandoned prisons, once cages for people, some criminals, some political prisoners.
A former banker plans to transform one of London's abandoned tube stations into a tourist attraction, with a restaurant and even a climbing wall.
The small market town of Corsham has recently become the home to a new high-tech part of the MOD's global defence strategy.
There was a rare chance for people in Lincoln to see a part of the old Roman city wall and Posterngate not usually on public view.
One hundred and thirty metres below the sea bed of Singapore lies a most unusual construction site. The project, dubbed the Jurong Rock Caverns, is costing about $740m (£450m).
Guided tours through an underground fuel depot constructed during World War II are being offered following the success of events held two years ago.
Stories of the "forgotten" coal pits of north Wales are being published by the National Coal Museum.
A Cold War bunker in Somerset which still contains some of its original equipment from the 1960s is being opened up to the public.
If nuclear attack or civil breakdown ever threatens the UK, the heads of government and the military know where to go. See photos of PINDAR.
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- Brean Down Fort
The fort was built between 1864 and 1871 on the recommendations of the 1859 Royal Commission. Originally armed with seven 7" RMLs, it was disarmed in 1901, but rearmed with two 6" ex-naval guns during World War II. Recently restored and opened to the public by the National Trust.