The SPAB’s summer calendar only truly begins on the first day of our annual working party. This year the event took place in Boxley Abbey, near Maidstone in Kent.
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A group of volunteers and master craftspeople will gather to repair a medieval chapel at Stourton Caundle, near Sherbourne. The building, once part of a medieval chapel, has recently been rescued from ruin and collapse, saving its important ancient graffiti.
Medieval farmhouse on the edge of Exmoor, the site of a SPAB Guerilla Working Party to secure the building for the winter, has been officially recognised as ‘at risk’ by Historic England this week.
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
The SPAB has received a confirmed National Lottery Grant of £99,400 for the ‘We Love Eastbury: 100 Years of Protection and Preservation’ project. This project is in partnership with London Borough of Barking and Dagenham’s Heritage Services.
The future of a significant 14th century Devon longhouse was made more secure this weekend after a group of volunteers carried out repairs.