England’s historic places have seen some of the world’s most important scientific advances and discoveries.
Many are still there for us to visit and imagine – what must it have been like to be the first?
These 5 places were nominated for A History of England in 100 Places in the category of Science and Discovery. They didn’t make the final list, but we couldn’t pass up the chance to share them anyway.
You can still get involved in helping us put together a list of 100 Places that tell in England’s story. Find out more here.
5 Firsts that changed the world:
1. Leeds Bridge
Leeds Bridge David Dixon
Location: 1 Dock Street, Leeds LS10 1NB
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