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24/08/2021

An update on the works which began this summer to repair our historic windmill in Leicestershire, returning it to working order for the first time since the 1930s.

24/08/2021

Eloise Palin of the Spitalfields Trust shares some of the conservation challenges found in the building's surprising secrets

17/08/2021

An exciting new series of practical courses offered by the SPAB in association with the National Trust

17/08/2021

This 1920s postcard shows our home, Hunter’s Moon, a 16th-century timber-framed house built on the Adur estuary but now a mile from the sea.

16/08/2021

Our famous Repair of Old Buildings Course, an intensive introduction to conservation, returns this autumn.

12/08/2021

Our annual award for the person who best embodied the working party spirit – a warm mixture of generosity, dedication and enthusiasm. This year it was awarded to John Russell, a carpenter based in East Sussex.

11/08/2021

We are deeply saddened to learn of the proposed demolition of this Grade II listed late-17th century farmhouse, stables and outbuildings under proposals for the High-Speed Rail 2 scheme. Unfortunately, under the High Speed Rail Act 2017, which modified the controls related to listed buildings, we have little or no scope for objection. No matter how well this is recorded, a historic building is irreplaceable.

09/08/2021

Our archive officer Vicky West explains how to use our new catalogue using the example of a historic case, Tintagel Old Post Office

29/07/2021

You’ll find Tretower Court within the upper reach of the Usk valley, just off the old Roman road to Wales (now the A40), surrounded by wooded hills

22/07/2021

SPAB volunteer Joe Orsi investigates a mysterious detail