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20/08/2020

2020-21 SPAB Scholar Libby Watts takes us on a sketching tour of her historic village.

20/08/2020

SPAB Scotland Guardian Tom Hay considers how principles used in traditional buildings can inform new architecture.  

06/08/2020

Now a major heritage destination as a picturesque ruin, Rievaulx was founded in the 12th century as the first Cistercian monastery in the north of England. We look in our records to review our work in 1908-9 which stabilised the building and prevented collapse in several areas of the structure. 

06/08/2020

A church with a view is a local treasure to SPAB volunteer Hazel Morris

30/07/2020

SPAB volunteer Keri Dearmer explores the wealth of history in her district in East London

27/07/2020

Frederick Duleep Singh (1868-1926), is one the most interesting personalities from the SPAB archives. The younger son of the last Maharaja of the Sikh Empire, Prince ‘Freddie' was a dedicated SPAB member and saved a 15th-century townhouse.

22/07/2020

SPAB Scholar Amy Redman explores the industrial heritage of 'Porty'.

13/07/2020

We were recently consulted on proposed changes to St George’s in West Grinstead, Sussex to accommodate its bat population. We asked The Bats in Churches Project, to tell us more about protecting historic buildings and bats.

02/07/2020

We are very excited that this summer leading craftspeople and specialists will carry out urgent roof repairs at St Andrew’s, Boxley. With their help we will make some new handmade tiles and can conserve as much of the original roof as possible.

02/07/2020

Despite a campaign to save it, this splendid building was demolished in 1890 and its oak frontage hangs in the V&A museum; an early example of facadism in this area of London.