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Alice Kingma working on the latest Bath sculpture being restored by Bath College students.
16 July 2012 | Stone Heritage
Stone conservation students at City of Bath College have been getting stuck into some live conservation work on sculptures for Bath city centre. They have started repairing a second 19th century...
The Angel Awards, presented by English Heritage and the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation are back in October.
16 July 2012 | Stone Heritage
The government has said money diverted to the Olympics from other sources will be returned. That should mean the heritage sector is due for a £161.2million boost through the Heritage Lottery...
18 April 2012 | Stone Heritage
Westminster Abbey is a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its special cultural significance and was the UK's top paid for visitor attraction in 2009. It is also an operational church and as...
 
19 March 2012 | Stone Heritage
After lying derelict for years, Hope House in Edinburgh was dismantled in 2008 to make way for an hotel, but its timbers and stones have been carefully stored because of the historical significance...
Interiors by DAR Marble at the new Jamies Italian in Manchester.
19 March 2012 | Stone Heritage
DAR Marble in Manchester have just completed fitting out their local Jamies Italian restaurant in King Street in the city ready for its opening this month (on 20 February). The Manchester branch...
The 2012 Conservation Directory is now available.
19 March 2012 | Stone Heritage
The 2012 Building Conservation Directory (ISBN 978-190091560-1). Published by Cathedral Communications, price £16.95. This 212-page Directory is not just a directory but also contains...
The route of the high speed train through Warwickshire, showing the stones that could be exposed.
20 February 2012 | Stone Heritage
While the national press has concentrated on heritage that could be lost and blighted by HS2, some see the project as potentially a unique opportunity to obtain stone for the repair of historic...
A page from the Hereford city centre Trail that can now be downloaded from the English Stone Forum website.
20 February 2012 | Stone Heritage
Town trails can, at their best, be an excellent way to learn about and enjoy the architecture and history of our cities and towns. And Dr Joe McCall’s Hereford Trail that is now available on...
18 January 2012 | Stone Heritage
Reading council is hoping to secure £6.7million from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help repair the ancient ruins of Reading Abbey and create what the council is calling an ‘Abbey Quarter...
12 December 2011 | Stone Heritage
Villagers in Collyweston are irritated that the local planning authority has authorised the use of blue Spanish slate on two homes in their village – the source of one of the country’s...
12 December 2011 | Stone Heritage
English Heritage say a company importing Chinese stone has purloined an English Heritage video explaining how to lay Collyweston roof tiles and put it on its website. English Heritage say they are...
The Malthouse with its new natural slate roof from Cembrit.
11 August 2011 | Stone Heritage
A distinctive feature of the Romsey skyline has been preserved by Glendyne natural slates from Cembrit. It is at the Malthouse, an old brewery building that has been converted into apartments. The...
The red look at Baddesley Clinton is caused by algae, not a red stone.
11 August 2011 | Stone Heritage
Baddesley Clinton is a moated house in Warwickshire owned by the National Trust. Repair work currently under way uses Arden Sandstone quarried from the same, local source as that used in the original...
St Columb's Cathedral following the work by McMonagle Stone.
11 August 2011 | Stone Heritage
McMonagle Stone have spent the past 16 months renovating St Columbs Cathedral, the oldest and best known of Derry’s landmarks.McMonagle, based in Mountcharles, Co Donegal, are one of the...
Clifton Suspension Bridge. Photo taken by Bridge Master David Anderson.
11 August 2011 | Stone Heritage
Nimbus Conservation, the stone and conservation specialists of Frome, Somerset, have just started work on the £1million first phase of the stonework conservation programme of one of Bristol...

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