Hexham Abbey in northeast England has been granted £1.8m from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a restoration of the Abbey’s medieval monastery buildings.
Many visitors do not realize that nearly half of Rothenburg’s medieval architectural heritage was destroyed in 1945.
Video emerged yesterday which appears to show that the town surrounding Crac des Chevaliers in Syria under artillery fire from Syrian forces.
Gwilym Hughes – Cadw’s assistant director, historic environment – outlines the achievements of the Welsh Cultural Heritage Initiative.
There are 21st century ideas in prospect for the 800 year old Leper Chapel in East Cambridge following a unique collaboration between Cambridge Past, Present and Future, and an Architecture student at the University of Cambridge.
A medieval monastic gatehouse at Pentney Priory in Norfolk is to be saved, following a £200,000 English Heritage grant for emergency structural repairs.
The massive 14th-century Westgate Towers in Canterbury will no longer see cars passing through its gate, as city officials start a 12-month experimental project to make the roadway accessible only for pedestrians.
Swansea Castle in Wales will be opened up for public tours this weekend, allowing people to explore the medieval Welsh ruin. It’s only the third time in decades that people will have the chance to explore the historic attraction.
This month sees the launch of a new website designed to showcase one of the most important sets of medieval wall paintings to be found in East Anglia
English Heritage has purchased a medieval barn in west London, once described as the “Cathedral of Middlesex” for £20,000. Harmondsworth Barn is listed as a Grade I building, placing it alongside the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace for its exceptional architectural and historic interest.
The York Jewish History Trail was launched on Friday, giving the public the chance to explore hundreds of years of Jewish history in England.
Norwich University College of the Arts has officially opened the East Garth Photography Building in the former medieval Friary close to St Andrew’s Hall.
Serbian and French researchers have reported that the Belgrade Fortress, which was first built in the early Middle Ages is under threat – not only by the effects of coal burning, as was assumed until now, but also by flower beds!
A hand-carved reconstruction of an Early Christian cross has been unveiled in the Scottish village of Aberlady to mark the medieval pilgrimage route used by the monks of Iona and Lindisfarne.
The Heritage Lottery Fund is spending almost £200,000 on two projects for medieval monasteries in eastern England – the first two discover excavate the site of Ramsey Abbey and the second to promote Wymondham Abbey.
Earlier this month, the Churches Conservation Trust – the national charity protecting historic churches at risk – launched a brand new online resource providing an interactive guide to just some of the fine wallpaintings in its care
The mayor of the southern French town of Saint Emilion has discreetly sold off its 14th century Cordeliers cloister to a private winemaker, leaving local residents shocked and upset.
A project led by the University of St Andrews could help preserve historically valuable medieval churches in Scotland. The scheme aims to discover…
The World Monuments Fund’s President Bonnie Burnham has announced the 2012 World Monuments Watch. Since 1996, the biennial Watch has drawn international attention…
Conservation Policies in Palestine: A critical review By Mazen Iwais e-dialogos, Vol.1 (2011) Introduction: An accurate analysis over the subject of conservation and…
Workmen have begun removing the cobblestone pathways around the village of Dunster in Somerset. The distinctive cobblestone paths have existed for hundreds of…
Now the wars are over: The past, present and future of Scottish battlefields By T. Pollard and I. Banks International Journal of Historical…
The World Monuments Fund and American Express have announced a partnership for the conservation and improved access to the Alhambra, the famous palace…
The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded £3,267,400 towards a major redevelopment of Colchester Castle, Essex. The medieval fortress, built in the eleventh century,…