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About Conservation Wiki

Fountaine Hospital Almshouse

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How to research a building when there are no primary sources.

Hebridean blackhouse

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A re-thatching project has supported a critically endangered skill.

Unlocking the Church

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The lost secrets of Victorian sacred space. Book review.

Lewis and Harris

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Lews Castle has been reinvented as a new cultural and heritage hub.

Caithness Broch Project

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Plans to construct a full-scale replica of an ancient Scottish building type, the broch.

A step up

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Prefab bungalows offered a chance for residents to progress in life. Book review.

Conservation challenges

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Rich opportunities lie in the jigsaw of the Highlands and Islands.

The Livery Halls of London

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Their survival against the odds is a remarkable feature of the City’s history.

Conservation in the Highlands and Islands

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Immersed, charmed and inspired on conservation’s front line.

Royal Academy

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The art of reconnection at 6 Burlington Gardens.

Caring for war memorials

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Ensuring memorials are presentable and inscriptions legible.

Covent Garden

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Opening up the space below the former Floral Hall.

A baroque miniature

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Why was the Fountaine Hospital Almshouse built in such a sophisticated style?

Characterising Neighbourhoods

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Exploring local assets of community significance. Book review.

Thatch fires

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Wood-burning stoves should not be used in thatch-roofed buildings.

The British Mosque

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Book review of an architectural and social history.