Category: Architectural history

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Heritage and economic history

Posted on 25th June 2014 by Lewis Stallard

The Heritage Open Days team will soon be announcing its directory of events and while the names of the historic…

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Architecture re-imagined

Posted on 7th May 2014 by Holly Holder

A look into the importance of space within architecture. I recently went to visit the 'Sensing Spaces:…

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Corsets and crinolines :  A guide to Victorian etiquette

Posted on 9th April 2014 by Dinah Starkey

We’re going to be minding our ps and qs at Sevington Victorian school this summer. Sevington is a perfectly…

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Beautiful ruins

Posted on 2nd October 2013 by Colin Howey

I love ancient ruins. For me, they are poignant and enigmatic. They are also often beautiful. Beginning with some…

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The punk behind the window

Posted on 17th September 2013 by Colin Howey

Heritage isn't just about ancient survivors, it continues to evolve and develop within our own lifetimes. In…

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Make the most of Heritage Open Days

Posted on 10th September 2013 by Brian Johnson

With 4,500 venues to choose from, how do you plan a perfect Heritage Open Days itinerary? Few people are better…

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Guided tour brings church’s history to life

Posted on 23rd August 2013 by Brian Johnson

Few things bring a visit to a Heritage Open Days property to life more effectively than a great story – and…

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Great Yarmouth: Silver from the Sea

Posted on 6th August 2013 by Colin Howey

You are considering taking a trip to Great Yarmouth? Congratulations. Whether it be seaside resort ‘kiss me…

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From fantasy to real: touring Tolkien’s Birmingham

Posted on 5th February 2013 by Ben Goodwin

Unless you’ve spent the last few years living in a Smial, you will have noted that the works of J. R. R.…

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Winter magic at Stonehenge and how to pick the best moment to visit

Posted on 12th December 2012 by Tim Prevett

In some ways this is a blog post I don’t want to write. It’s a secret I’d like to keep for those…

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