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02/06/2020

Our archive contains a file on building known as Willy Lott’s House in Flatford, Suffolk. which was was made famous by its depiction in John Constable’s paintings, most notably ‘The Hay Wain’.

01/06/2020

Many people don’t know that before Hardy became famous for his novels and poems, he had an earlier career as an architect. He was also a committed SPAB member and volunteer.

27/05/2020

Our communications manager, Ali McClary, writes from the suburb where dinosaurs roam...

21/05/2020

Now a suburb of Plymouth, the area's changing fortunes are reflected in the dignified civic buildings. Rachel Broomfield, our casework officer, writes from Devon.

14/05/2020

The oldest tree in the park at Versailles provides solace for Louise Simson, our property list editor, who writes from France.

14/05/2020

To celebrate World Photography Day on 19 August, this summer we’re launching a SPAB photography competition.

08/05/2020

To mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, we take a look into our archive to reflect on the SPAB’s work during the war years and its response to the effects of the conflict.

07/05/2020

The SPAB has embarked on a second building repair project to revive the only surviving windmill in Leicestershire that retains its historic machinery.

06/05/2020

Say the name Walthamstow and it immediately conjures up a variety of associations. Our education and training manager, Maggie Goodall, writes from north east London.

05/05/2020

9-10 May is National Mills Weekend. This year it will be an online celebration of traditional wind and watermills.