Fred Dibnah shows how steam-powered machinery helped build Herefordshire's Eastnor Castle; and takes a look at the work of Augustus Welby Pugin.
Fred Dibnah visits Worsley to see where it all began and demonstrates the early canal-building process; he takes a trip on the Leeds-Liverpool waterway, revealing the hard work and skill that made such a passage possible.
Fred focuses on Scottish baronial style; Fred reveals how a simple sandstone tower house was transformed with the help of stonemasons from Aberdeen and plasterers from Italy; he visits the house of Dun and Culezean Castle on the Ayshire coast.
Fred looks at how carpenters have used their talents to transform buildings such as Stockey Castle, Little Moreton Hall and Harvington Hall.
Fred investigates the construction of the great chain of castles of North Wales; revealing the building techniques and the defensive features that helped Edwards I subdue the rebellious Welsh.
Focusing on the 11th century building program undertaken by the Normans which resulted in impressive fortress cathedrals at Peterborough and Ely and a magnificent castle in Rochester.