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: The Chalice Well, Glastonbury, England Also known as ‘The Well of Avalon’. Archaeological evidence suggests that the well has been in almost constant use for at least two thousand years. Water issues from the spring at a rate of 25,000 gallons per day and has never failed, even during drought. The water is believed to possess healing qualities. The Well is often portrayed as a symbol of the female aspect of deity, with the male symbolised by Glastonbury Tor. As such, it is a...

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PICS: 30 Great Things About Growing Up In 1970s Britain

Why Don't You - TV programme that told kids to, "switch off and go do something less boring instead".

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Red Lion Street area, Kirk's Yard, Nottingham, 1919. All demolished in the late 1920's-early 30's and replaced by some of the first purpose built council houses. Narrow Marsh lay beneath the cliff of the Lace Market, seen here in the background. The area was notorious for slum dwellings and outbreaks of cholera and other diseases. The houses on the left show frame-knitters windows. The timber-frame house, 'Marsh Farm' may be Tudor, with a marvellous display of repairs and patching.

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VE DAY IN LONDON, 8 MAY 1945. Two small girls waving their flags in the rubble of Battersea, snapped by an anonymous American photographer.

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On this day 16th May, 1220 Henry III of England laid the foundation stone of a new Lady Chapel at Westminster Abbey, thus beginning a new abbey church which was completed in 1245

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