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Exploring Mole Valley during Heritage Open Days

Posted on 18th September 2014 by Rod Shaw

Over the four days of Heritage Open Days I have attended four talks and visited 18 properties, including 9…

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Discovering stories from the Great War in Chester, Cheshire

Posted on 16th September 2014 by D Atkinson

“I stand at the altar of the murdered men, and, while I live, I fight their cause,” wrote Florence…

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Personal History as Heritage

Posted on 12th September 2014 by Hannah Maddix

Reminiscing with photographer Hubert W King. A 14 year old Hubert King starting working at the family business…

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1 man, 260 landscapes, 300 years of fame!

Posted on 10th September 2014 by C evans

The Capability Brown Festival plans to celebrate the work and legacy of Lancelot “Capability” Brown,…

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The House with the Horn - an architect’s riddle

Posted on 8th September 2014 by David Thomas

There could be little doubt about it, the building was sick and no amount of tinkering by the architect, listening…

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HODS bake-off: three more take up the challenge

Posted on 5th September 2014 by Nicola Graham

With just under a week to go until Heritage Open Days 2014 and motivated by a fever of anniversary…

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Cabmen’s Shelters: London’s Secret Architectural Gems

Posted on 4th September 2014 by Kate Phillimore

Ever wondered about those little green huts in London? Thanks to the Cabbie's Shelters Project you can…

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Biomass + bird poo – green living at National Trust places

Posted on 2nd September 2014 by Laura Shack

William Morris said: ‘We are only the trustees for those that come after us.’ If we don’t make…

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Visit the older homes most improved for energy use

Posted on 28th August 2014 by Gordon Glass

2014 has seen a veritable explosion in green open home activity across the country. This culminates this September…

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Objects of Desire

Posted on 26th August 2014 by Hannah Maddix

Question: Where do you keep your ‘stuff’? Is it in a kitchen drawer, on a shelf in the garage, in a…

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