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Huge prayer hall of the Birmingham Central Mosque.<br />
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A new book from Historic England reveals the spread of Mosque building across Britain.<br />
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The book provide a fascinating insight into the diversity of Britain's 1,500 mosques.<br />
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They range from humble house conversions where small groups gather to magnificent purpose-built complexes which can accommodate thousands of worshippers.<br />
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Architect Shahed Saleem, who has designed a mosque in Hackney, east London, has produced the first comprehensive overview of Islamic architecture on these shores in his new book, The British Mosque.