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06th August - 19:37

Set against a quiet valley, Rievaulx Abbey in North Yorkshire, was founded in the 12th century as the first Cistercian monastery in the north of England.

27th July - 18:11

Frederick Duleep Singh (1868-1926), is one the most interesting personalities from the SPAB archives. The younger son of the last Maharaja of the Sikh Empire, Prince ‘Freddie' was a dedicated SPAB member and saved a 15th-century townhouse.

02nd July - 16:39

Despite a campaign to save it, this splendid building was demolished in 1890 and its oak frontage hangs in the V&A museum; an early example of facadism in this area of London.

08th June - 13:19

Our archive documents the work of the Society since its foundation in 1877 and is an invaluable source of information and inspiration.

02nd June - 14:55

Our archive contains a file on building known as Willy Lott’s House in Flatford, Suffolk. which was was made famous by its depiction in John Constable’s paintings, most notably ‘The Hay Wain’.

01st June - 15:21

Many people don’t know that before Hardy became famous for his novels and poems, he had an earlier career as an architect. He was also a committed SPAB member and volunteer.

08th May - 00:00

To mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, we take a look into our archive to reflect on the SPAB’s work during the war years and its response to the effects of the conflict.

22nd April - 15:20

We were given a a flattering cartoon in 1957 in honour of the SPAB’s 80th anniversary.

17th February - 18:42

Our archive contains a collection of magic lantern slides which are being catalogued by volunteers. We are rediscovering some wonderful images of ancient buildings and structures around Britain.

13th December - 12:15

We're delighted to have lent a treasure from our archive to the current exhibition at Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, which explores May Morris' life and work.