St Thomas a Becket Church in Farlam, Cumbria

Farlam church, dedicated to St. Thomas à Becket, is a plain stone building, in the Early English style, near the hamlet of Kirkhouse. Erected near … [Read more...]





2012 Search for UK’s ten most endangered buildings

The Victorian society is calling on people across the country to nominate endangered Victorian or Edwardian buildings in their local area. An … [Read more...]





Can you identify this baptismal font?

Can you help identify this stone font in Southeastern Wisconsin, USA? Said to be a Baptismal font, this artefact was rescued when a Catholic … [Read more...]





Carlisle Castle has changed colour

Carlisle Castle in north Cumbria has changed colour, according to research by historians. Investigations into the Keep indicate that it was … [Read more...]





Popular Erddig stays open for longer

For the first time in its 250 year history of one of Wales’s foremost great houses, Erddig, will open its doors to the public throughout … [Read more...]





The bells of Carlisle Cathedral

Carlisle Cathedral boasts a peal of 12 bells, but it hasn't always been this way. When the diocese of Carlisle was founded in 1133, the Augustinian … [Read more...]





LLoyds Building in London given protected status

The Lloyd’s building in central London has been given Grade I listed status for its architectural innovation, historic interest and celebrated … [Read more...]





Thatched fruit house help

One of our readers from Australia is looking for some assistance with information on thatched fruit houses. He believes that West Dean has a … [Read more...]





Wade’s Stone stands proud on the North York Moors

Wade’s Stone once again stands proud on the North York Moors thanks to help from Tees Archaeology. The two metre high stone in the North York Moors … [Read more...]





Holy Jesus Hospital – Newcastle

Surrounded by roads and modern buildings, the Holy Jesus Hospital in Newcastle is an historical gem amongst modern concrete. It is also one of only … [Read more...]