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.
News - church conservation
The SPAB manifesto urges those who care for old buildings ‘to put Protection in the place of Restoration’. We looked in our archive to see some church casework of carried out by early members.
We explore an unusual example of when John Ruskin became actively involved in a fundraising campaign to save a medieval church.
To the lovers of ancient buildings it is the ‘feel’ of a building that makes them ‘great’. For SPAB member Allan Ockenden nowhere fits this bill better than the tiny medieval chapel at Yatton, tucked away in a corner of the Herefordshire countryside.
MaintenanceBooker, a new heritage website to keep historic churches and chapels safe for the future has been launched in England and Wales, following a successful Heritage Lottery Fund pilot projec