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The Calder Hebble Navigation Warehouse following its conversion by William Anelay.
19 February 2009 | Stone Heritage
The 218-year-old York sandstone Calder Hebble Navigation Warehouse, close to the heart of Wakefield, has been given a new lease of life from a £4.8million restoration project carried out by...
The Portland limestone Ponsonby Temple after its reconstruction by Chichester masons CWO.
19 February 2009 | Stone Heritage
A Georgian Portland limestone temple discovered dismantled in the cellar of Bessborough House, London, (now Parkstead House) when it was bought by what is now Roehampton University in 2000 is being...
10 January 2009 | Stone Heritage
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) have put £5million into a new funding programme for heritage training called Skills for the Future. It opened to applicants on Wednesday 2 December and will...
 
10 January 2009 | Stone Heritage
English Heritage unveiled on 1 December the results of a major survey into the state of the nation’s 59 Roman Catholic and Anglican cathedrals.It reveals that l more than £250million has...
14 December 2008 | Stone Heritage
The Lord Mayor of Westminster, Louise Hyams, is pictured above as she officially re-opens Church Path, the public walkway that runs along the north elevation of the London church of St Martin-in-the-...
14 December 2008 | Stone Heritage
North West restoration and conservation specialists Maysand have carried out a £500,000 clean, repair and repoint contract to the Portland limestone exterior of the landmark Edwardian Baroque-...
14 September 2008 | Stone Heritage
Retained facade : Eastbrook HallIt seemed like a good idea to retain the important Edwardian facade of Eastbrook Hall in Bradford, but as the building behind it was demolished to make way for a...
10 June 2008 | Stone Heritage
WELSH//SLATE have supplied slate from all three of their North Wales quarries to give Caernarfon\'s Y Maes (square) a facelift. Sitting at the heart of Caernarfon\'s historic centre, the square is...
10 June 2008 | Stone Heritage
English Heritage are creating Europe\'s first all-encompassing register of a country\'s neglected or decaying historic heritage with the intention of introducing new ways to save it. The Heritage At...
14 April 2008 | Stone Heritage
The draft Heritage Protection Bill was published on 2 April and immediately welcomed by English Heritage.The Bill puts engaging with the public at the heart of heritage protection, closes gaps in...
14 April 2008 | Stone Heritage
In preparation for the publication of the draft Heritage Protection Bill consultants Tuffin Ferraby Taylor (TFT) have restructured their cultural heritage division to give it a wider national focus....
15 March 2008 | Stone Heritage
North West restoration and conservation specialists Maysand have won a £500,000 contract to clean, repair and repoint the exterior of the landmark Port of Liverpool Building - one of the renowned \'...
15 January 2008 | Stone Heritage
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has earmarked £3.2million for the restoration of Bristol\'s oldest building, the Grade I listed but dilapidated French limestone St James Priory.The church,...
Even on a grey autumn day the new Church Path is a lot friendlier than the forbidding narrow lane that used to provide access alongside the church
5 January 2008 | Stone Heritage
When it was built, the gleaming Portland limestone of the Church of St Martin-in-the-Fields led to it being called ‘the white church’. It is an epithet that is once again applicable,...
5 January 2008 | Stone Heritage
For nearly three years stone and conservation specialists Stonewest have been working on the renovation of the Church of St Martin-in-the-Fields off Trafalgar Square in London (see "return of...

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