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


The at-risk quayside at Ramelton reflects its past as an important trade port.


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.


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


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


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



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.


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. 


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


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 write.