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Bricks & Mortar
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  St. Mary's Church                                         previous section      next section
  Eton Union Workhouse
  Kedermister Library                              The Mere, in Upton Park, was built for George
  St Andrews Shared Church                         Bentley in 1887. Bentley owned a publishing
  Slough's Mosques                                 firm that published books by Charles Dickens,
  Sikh Temples in Slough                           Wilkie Collins and Disraeli, among others.
  The First Hindu Temple in
Britain
  Baylis House
                                                                                                                                The Mere, about 1984
  Slough Railway Station
  The Mere
  Upton Court                                                                    After the death of George Bentley in 1895, his son
  St Mary's Church, Langley                                                      Richard continued living in The Mere until his own
                                                                                 death in 1936. Richard Bentley was a keen amateur
                                                                                 meteorologist, and had a weather station built in the
                                                                                 grounds.



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Chips                                              National Curriculum for schools was developed.
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                                                              Fireplace                   First floor corridor in The                     Gong
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