Archives for January 2010

London Olympics 1908 – A 77 year legacy

Held in a purpose built stadium in the White City area of London was the 1908 Olympic Games. Originally the Games were to be held in Rome however … [Read more...]





Arthuret Church, Cumbria

Arthuret Parish Church also known as St Michael and All Angels, dominates the hillside in the village, about half a mile from Longtown. Said to be the … [Read more...]





Rev. Thomas Woodrow house in Carlisle

A simple blue plaque screwed to the outside of 83 Warwick Road , Carlisle, Cumbria  is all that indicates the connection of this building and an … [Read more...]





Industrial past in Carlisle

Opened in the Summer of 2001 the subway linking the grounds of Carlisle Castle with the Tullie House side of Castle Way in Carlisle is filled with … [Read more...]





The Cursing Stone – Carlisle

Since the installation of the 'Cursing Stone' in Carlisle it has become the focus for many things going wrong or for events of biblical magnitude in … [Read more...]





‘Lost garden’ of Elford Hall saved

The ‘lost garden’ of Elford Hall, near Lichfield in Staffordshire, is to be saved for the local community, thanks to a confirmed grant of £248,400 … [Read more...]





Boston Castle in Rotherham to be restored

Occupying one of the highest points in Rotherham and visible for many miles around, Boston Castle is to be saved and transformed into a new visitor … [Read more...]





Maryport ‘Camp Farm’ could be developed

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has given the green light to Hadrian’s Wall Heritage Ltd (HWHL) to work up plans to transform and excavate Camp Farm … [Read more...]