We explored our archive for records of the SPAB's activity on Valentine's day. In 1895 founding committee members were discussing repairs to Eckington bridge in Worcestershire.
News - conservation
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.
The Elizabethan manor house, Eastbury in Barking, is the destination for the 2018 SPAB (Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings) Working Party, an event that is part of the National-Lottery
Sensitive conservation work to internationally significant wall paintings at Grade 1-listed Guild Chapel in Stratford-upon-Avon has won the prestigious 2017 SPAB John Betjeman Award.
The 2018 Fellows begin the unique educational scheme designed to nurture and develop the hands-on skills needed to care for old buildings.