English Heritage

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3 Listed windmill to get a new lease on life

ONE of London’s handful of surviving windmills is to be saved, thanks to a grant of £1.4million from the Heritage Lottery Fund.The Upminster Windmill is the country's finest and most complete examples of a smock mill.It was built in 1803 and remained ... [Published Rochford Today - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

'Fabric' of iconic bridge secure

Laser scanning and computer modelling have been used to check the structure of the world's first iron bridge.English Heritage says the 235-year-old structure, built in Ironbridge, Shropshire, is in "largely good condition".A spokesman said it was a list ... [Published BBC - 7 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

A history of remembrance

One fight that seems to have been won is that spearheaded by the War Memorials Trust to preserve the thousands of memorials — monuments, statues, plinths, tablets — erected across the country to honour our war dead. Through conservation grants and hard ... [Published Spectator - 12 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Five best English Heritage gardens to visit this summer

Visit beautiful Kenilworth Castle Saga readers can now save £10 on a year's membership to over 400 English Heritage properties, so why not start the holiday season with a trip to one, or all, of the five best English Heritage gardens to visit this summer? ... [Published Saga - 15 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

PIER'S 150-YEAR BATTLE WITH WEATHER

By Press AssociationPublished: 12:17 EST, 30 July 2014 | Updated: 12:17 EST, 30 July 2014Eastbourne Pier has been buffeted by the elements since it was opened almost 150 years ago.The 1,000ft (304m) long structure has had to overcome a ferocious storm, ... [Published Mail Online UK - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Knowlton Rings barn will become homes

Residential conversion of a barn at Knowlton into a pair of dwellings, together with the tidying up of the site, has been welcomed by East Dorset planners after a lengthy process of negotiation.New Barn Farm is within the ancient monument Knowlton Rings ... [Published Blackmore Vale Magazine - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 3 reports

Tarka the Otter author's wodden hut given listed status

A tiny wooden hut where naturalist and author Henry William Williamson wrote some of his most famous works is granted listed status A tiny wooden hut where one of Britain's best-loved nature authors penned some of his greatest works has become one of ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Iron Bridge standing strong after 230 years

Shropshire’s 230-year-old Iron Bridge will stand for many more decades, an inspection by experts has revealed. English Heritage has given the bridge in Shropshire’s World Heritage site a thorough inspection and deemed that it is not in need of any major ... [Published Shropshire Star - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Excavating the London Shipwreck

As part of the Festival of Archaeology, licensed divers and local volunteers gathered at Southend Pier in Essex to conserve and record artefacts that have been retrieved from one of England's most important 17th century shipwrecks, the London, in a major ... [Published Noodls - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Decline in local authority heritage expertise continues

The sixth annual report on local authority staff resources, published today by English Heritage, in partnership with the Association of Local Government Archaeological Officers (ALGAO) and the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC), shows ... [Published Planning Resource - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Britain From Above in the First World War

Your Chance to Make History! Help Plot First World War Sites in England on Aerial Photos of Places You KnowEnglish Heritage is asking the public to help 'tag' a vast on-line archive of aerial photographs known as Britain from Above with sites, ruins and ... [Published English Heritage - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Treasure of Southend's very own 'Mary Rose'

Investigating - Divers Steve and Carol EllisIT’S been dubbed the Mary Rose of the Thames Estuary and now a major project is under way to find out what really happened to the London and salvage its treasures.The London, a 64-gun, second- rate ship, was ... [Published Clacton, Frinton & Walton Gazette - Jul 29 2014]

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...Photograph: Benedict Campbell With the delicacy of an opera director he explains the intricacies of his job: "We take the legs out first and tilt the tower seven degrees. Almost 7,500 holes have been drilled into the cooling towers at precise angles for placing the explosive. There are charges in the legs and in the side of each tower." He views the demolition unsentimentally as "progress"
Councillor Richard Overton, the authority's deputy leader, said: "The survey is going out to residents in the area during the course of this week and it will come with a covering letter explaining what we are aiming to achieve."
"I am sure the Woolpack has been several colours in the last 500 years."

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3 Listed windmill to get a new lease on life [Published Rochford Today - 3 hours ago]
Didcot demolition: the people behind the fallin... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 5 hours ago]
5,470 formally object to ‘Stalinist wedding cak... [Published Hampstead and Highgate Express - 5 hours ago]
'Fabric' of iconic bridge secure [Published BBC - 7 hours ago]
Community to decide fate of former Telford yout... [Published Shropshire Star - 7 hours ago]
Council officials see red over pub's pink paint... [Published Kent Business - 8 hours ago]
Vinci wins £37m Buxton Crescent hotel conversion [Published Construction Enquirer - 8 hours ago]
Don't Let Dickhead Developers Kill Liverpool's ... [Published Vice UK - 10 hours ago]
Royal Automobile Club under fire over greenbelt... [Published Your Local Guardian - 11 hours ago]
A history of remembrance [Published Spectator - 12 hours ago]
Five best English Heritage gardens to visit thi... [Published Saga - 15 hours ago]
Eastbourne pier's centrepiece building goes up ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 20 hours ago]
Light and sound show at Shrewsbury's Flax Mill [Published Shropshire Star - 21 hours ago]
PIER'S 150-YEAR BATTLE WITH WEATHER [Published Mail Online UK - 22 hours ago]
Video: Eastbourne pier fire guts arcade building [Published Construction News - 22 hours ago]
Kirkcudbright from above [Published Galloway Gazette - 23 hours ago]
Brighton seafront to be transformed by i360 ver... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 23 hours ago]
Dogs rescued after eight hours stuck in badger ... [Published Get Surrey - 23 hours ago]
South Yorkshire attraction praised for faciliti... [Published Sheffield Star - Jul 30 2014]
Aerial views unwrap past of Cadbury and Bournvi... [Published Birmingham Mail - Jul 30 2014]
Bedfordshire 200-year-old Swiss Garden re-opens... [Published Discover Britain Mag - Jul 30 2014]
Work will breathe new life into church [Published Morecambe Bay Visitor - Jul 30 2014]
Knowlton Rings barn will become homes [Published Blackmore Vale Magazine - Jul 30 2014]
Dudley arcade restoration reveals secrets from ... [Published Ledbury Reporter - Jul 30 2014]
Iron Bridge standing strong after 230 years [Published Shropshire Star - Jul 30 2014]
Exploring London's First World War Memorials [Published London.gov.uk - Jul 29 2014]
Excavating the London Shipwreck [Published Noodls - Jul 29 2014]
Plans for student digs on hospital site are rej... [Published Durham Times - Jul 29 2014]
Contractor chosen for main construction work at... [Published Buxton Today - Jul 29 2014]
Tarka the Otter author's wodden hut given liste... [Published Telegraph - Jul 29 2014]
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The lure of the country [Published Prospero - The Economist - Jul 21 2014]
THE sorts of cities into which Hauser & Wirth, one of the world’s most successful commercial art galleries, might be expected to expand are Hong Kong, Beijing, São Paulo and others in the emerging markets. But instead it is the world of farmers' markets ...
News story: Details of £5 million fund to repai... [Published Number10.gov.uk » Latest News - Jul 01 2014]
Details of a £5 million fund to conserve and protect war memorials were revealed today by Prime Minister David Cameron and Culture Secretary Sajid Javid. The fund, originally announced by the Prime Minister at the end of last year, will support a range ...
Funding safeguards future of historic churches [Published CisionWire - English - Jun 23 2014]
A £330,000 rescue package for 21 of the UK’s most historic and community-minded churches and chapels has been announced by the National Churches Trust.Huw Edwards, broadcaster and journalist and Vice-President of the National Churches Trust said:“The ...
The Daily Agenda for Monday, June 23 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jun 23 2014]
TODAY’S AGENDA is brought to you by: From GAY, October 25, 1971, page 22.   It’s difficult finding any information about the Purple Lion. There are only a few mentions here and there, often of entertainers who were well past their peak trying ...
Liveblogging World War II: June 13, 1944: The V... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Jun 13 2014]
V-1 flying bomb - Wikipedia : The V-1 flying bomb (German: Vergeltungswaffe 1,[a])—also known to the Allies as the buzz bomb, or doodlebug, and in Germany as Kirschkern (cherrystone) or Maikäfer (maybug)—was an early pulse-jet-powered predecessor of ...
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Rodic Davidson Architects Moves to Newly Refurb... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 16 2014]
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