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Tilty: an Essex village packed-full of history

On one of my lockdown walks in Essex I discovered the joy of Tilty. Tilty is an Essex village packed full of history. It is…

Post Boxes Galore in this Local Museum

Anybody who follows me and my adventures will have discovered that I quite like post boxes. In fact, I really love them! Once you start…

The Stained Glass of All Saints’, Stamford

All Saints’ church is one of five impressive medieval churches in the historic town of Stamford, Lincolnshire. It’s rich and colourful stained glass presents a…

Bartlow Hills – A Hidden Roman Burial Ground in Rural Cambridgeshire

Bartlow is home to a number of mounds known as Bartlow Hills – a hidden Roman burial ground, in rural Cambridgeshire. They are well-known to…

Henry Winstanley and The Eddystone Lighthouse

An Essex Born Legend who Perished with his Greatest Construction When Henry Winstanley’s merchant ship was wrecked on the Eddystone Reef in 1695, he vowed…

Monumental brass with a deathly story to tell

St Dunstan church, near Hunsdon, has lots to catch a visitor’s attention. I want to show off their monumental brass with a deathly story to…

SPAB Working Party 2019

Conservation in action at Boxley Abbey, Kent The best way of learning practical methods and the theory of built heritage conservation is through hands-on immersive…

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