Category: Architectural history

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My Heritage Open Days: Halton House

Posted on 1st October 2014 by Callum Reilly

As a prestigious building that's normally closed to the public, Halton House in Buckinghamshire was always…

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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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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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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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St John the Baptist, Bristol: A New View

Posted on 20th August 2014 by Daniel Kimberley

Sitting within the medieval walls of Bristol is the church of St John the Baptist – opposite is a demolition…

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A K6 rang in Housman Square

Posted on 18th August 2014 by David Thomas

A poetic look at Bygone Bromsgrove. The visitor came from Birmingham New Street to the market town of Bromsgrove…

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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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