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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.