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The town of Epsom dates back to the Anglo-Saxon period. However, the town is believed to have been the location of a Roman villa, with Roman bricks and tiles found near Epsom Court.

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Known for its famous university, there is evidence of a settlement in the area of Cambridge dating from the Bronze Age.

Epping in Essex is home to several historical buildings. Archaeological finds have revealed that there was a human settlement in the town since at least 750 BC.

The earliest signs of human life in Marlborough is a prehistoric tumulus in the grounds of Marlborough College, believed to date from about 2400 BC.

Across the UK there are several unique, bespoke timber windows in historic properties. In this article we examine 5 of these notable windows.

Leatherhead in Surrey was originally an Anglo-Saxon town which grew on the side of the River Mole. There is also evidence nearby of pre-historic and Celtic farming on the North Downs.

There is evidence of human habitation near Ashford since the Iron Age. Archaeological work has also revealed a Roman town that existed at Ashford.

Alton in Hampshire is believed to date back to the Anglo-Saxon period. However, evidence has been found of a Roman posting station in nearby Neatham, located by the Roman road which connects Chichester and Silchester.

The first settlement in Dorking is believed to date from the Roman times, however the name Dorking is Saxon driving from ‘Dorchingas’.

For the first time, this year the Heritage Open Days will run for 10 consecutive days between the 13th and the 22nd September. 2019 celebrates 25 years of the Heritage Open Days, England’s contribution to the European Heritage Days.

Princes Risborough is a small town at the foot of the Chiltern Hills in Buckinghamshire. The location of Princes Risborough probably played a large part in its existence, with the town providing a link between the River Thames and the Icknield Way, both of which were historically important routes.

By 1086, Havant was already a small village with a population of around 100 people. The town had two mills, which ground grain to flour to make bread for the villagers.

The first records of Witney date from the Anglo-Saxon period in 969 AD. However, evidence has been found which suggests that there were also settlements nearby in the Iron Age and Roman period.

Worthing dates back to the stone age, with a mine at Church Hill in nearby Findon believed to be one of the earliest known mines in Britain. However, Worthing started growing to become the town that we recognise today in the late 18th Century.

Camberley (GU15) is situated in Surrey on the border with Berkshire and Hampshire. Prior to the 19th Century, the area was part of Bagshot or Frimley Heath.

Haywards Heath is a large town, located 14 miles north of Brighton, in West Sussex.

Prior to 1859, Crowthorne was just a small hamlet with a few properties.

Bournemouth’s history dates back to the late Georgian period. Before the 1800s, most of the town was remote and barren heathland with the only regular visitors in the 16th century being fishermen, turf cutters and gangs of smugglers.

Beckenham (BR3) is in the London Borough of Bromley. Evidence has been found showing that people have occupied the area since the Stone Age.

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