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About English Heritage
This exhibition hall was built to serve as the centrepiece for the Great Exhibition of 1851
It took over 300,000 panes of glass to complete the iron construction
After the Exhibition it was disassembled and moved to Sydenham, where it burned down in 1936
10 May, 1857
Sepoys at Meerut revolt, beginning the Indian Mutiny
This king defeated Guthrun the Dane at the Battle of Edington
He made Guthrun sign the Peace of Wedmore
He is famous for allowing the griddle-cakes to burn!