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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.


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


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.


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


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


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


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.


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


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?


In anticipation of a talk in March on their collaboration, we looked to our archives to explore John Piper’s involvement in the establishment of our Betjeman Award over 30 years ago, to honour his friend’s love of ancient churches.