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08/04/2021

SPAB member Patrick Stow introduces his new series of books drawing from his careeer as a conservation engineer. Here he explains why he became fascinated by this work and what has prompted him to publish what our reviewer called ‘a most unusual but fascinating book’.

22/03/2021

In anticipation of what would have been our founder William Morris' 187th birthday, Helen Elletson, curator at the William Morris Society, writes of the life at his home in Hammersmith, London.

12/03/2021

SPAB member Chris Wood remembers well-known mason Colin Burns.

10/03/2021

This 'at risk' early-17th century farmhouse in a suburb of Gloucester has been empty for some time. Our Buildings at Risk Officer, Laura Polglase investigates.

04/03/2021

SPAB archive volunteer, Gillian Goodridge remembers a summertime visit to St Enodoc’s Church in Cornwall, beloved of poet and campaigner John Betjeman.

03/03/2021

The Naval Dockyards Society is campaigning to save listed industrial heritage at Pembroke Dockyard in south-west Wales.

15/02/2021

It’s not Sutton Hoo, but archaeology trials uncovered artefacts which add to the developing story of our medieval building.

08/02/2021

John Ruskin was born on this day in 1819. Dr Peter Burman, architectural historian, reflects on the importance of this founding member of the SPAB.

28/01/2021

Writer Gillian Darley visits our archive to explore the history of this coastal Saxon church

21/01/2021

Our founder William Morris’ designs arguably helped to shape our enduring taste for wallpapers. But how did British wallpaper develop, and how was it made?