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21 Fascinating Places Listed in 2016

Over the course of this year we've added more than a thousand new buildings and sites to the List of places protected through the listing system. The List is officially known as the National Heritage List for England.

From Britain's oldest water chute ride in Northamptonshire, Crimean War gunboat sheds and a former women's prison, to a recently exposed shipwreck in Somerset and six Victorian lamp-posts, read our guide below to 21 unusual and surprising places that have been listed in 2016. 

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Fascinating places listed in 2016

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  • Shipwreck on Madbrain Sands, thought to be the Bristol Packet, wrecked at Minehead in 1808. List Scheduled. Entry Number 1437202
  • White Lion pub, Westhoughton, Bolton, Greater Manchester. Listed Grade II. List Entry Number 1429216
  • Britain’s oldest Water Chute, Wicksteed Park, Kettering, Northamptonshire. Listed Grade II. List Entry Number 1437706
  • Haslar Gunboat Yard, Gosport, Hampshire. Listed Grade I. List Entry Number 1431190
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