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04/06/2021

After many months of hard work, we are delighted to officially announce the launch of our new online archive catalogue for International Archives day! 

02/06/2021

The at risk quayside at Ramelton is a uniquely beautiful setting among Irish towns, and reflects its past as an important trade port.

10/05/2021

SPAB Ireland volunteer Gissella Renolfi highlights what is possibly Dublin's earliest surviving house, predating the city's Georgian development.

05/05/2021

8-9 May is National Mills Weekend. Tag us in on social media to celebrate traditional wind and watermills. Repairs to our own windmill in Leicestershire will begin this summer.

28/04/2021

SPAB member Caroline Murray explores the work of a key figure in the historic silk industry

27/04/2021

Huddled beneath a vast sky, on the edge of a cliff, dwarfed by a hulking conical hill sits Holy Cross Church at Mwnt, Ceredigion. 

21/04/2021

Communications officer Felicity enjoys the illusions of a historically-informed 21st century theatre.

 

13/04/2021

Mary, Ethel and Violet Pinwill were three extraordinary women who worked as professional woodcarvers in Ermington and then Plymouth, Devon, from about 1889. Author Helen Wilson introduces the work of this family of craft pioneers.

12/04/2021

We strongly object to plans to substantially alter to the Grade II* listed Drakes Almshouses in Buckinghamshire. We are especially concerned about misguided proposals to address a damp problem, which we think are likely to cause further harm to these special 17th-century buildings. 

09/04/2021

Just outside Halesworth in Suffolk, stands what could be mistaken for a farmhouse but which became a secret meeting house for ‘independents'.