The second in our series of videos about the history of Leamington tells the story of Leamington’s development during the Victorian Age, and reveals how many of Leamington’s most famous landmarks came into being.
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Leamington’s Victorian Legacy
Our new short film about Leamington’s development during the Victorian Age, revealing how many of Leamington’s most famous landmarks – including Jephson Gardens, the Town Hall, the Mill Bridge and Victoria Park – came into being. It also explains the town’s connections to the history of lawn tennis, and why elephants are such a prominent symbol around the town.
Birth of a Spa Town
A short film about Leamington’s transformation from a small village to a thriving spa town in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the origins of Leamington’s spa industry, the creation of the Pump Rooms and the demise of the original baths in Old Town.
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