Last edited 15 Jul 2018

About Conservation Wiki

Local listing in Leicester

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A survey of Leicester’s historic buildings resulted in local listing being taken more seriously.


St James’s Priory

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Bristol’s oldest building still in everyday use.


Architecture of the Isle of Man

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Manx architecture is distinctive, but its buildings are at risk from neglect.


10,000 years of settlement

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The rich archaeology of the Isle of Man is an important part of its cultural heritage.


Floorscape in art and design

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From the sinister Carceri d’Invenzione to the triple portrait of Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn and his Grand Tour travelling companions.


Violet Pinwill

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A woodcarver whose work can be seen in more than 300 churches in Devon and Cornwall.


Howell Killick Partridge and Amis

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Book review: The vertebrate architecture of one of the most important practices of the 20th century.


Planning in historic towns

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Gustavo Giovannoni’s role in integrating modern planning requirements into historic town centres.


Dictionary of urbanism

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A fascinating glossary of paving terms by IHBC’s Rob Cowan.


Penarth Alabaster

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Book review: The least known, but most beautiful of the natural stones mined in Britain.


Bath Abbey

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A geothermally-sourced underfloor heating system for one of the most visited churches in England.


Iron, glass and wood underfoot

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From the decorative to the utilitarian, and from the photographed to the forgotten.


Book review

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Photographing Historic Buildings, by the former head of photography at English Heritage.