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...]





Old St Helen’s church in Hastings gets conservation grant

The Old St Helen's church at Ore, Hastings is set to be protected thanks to a £470,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Abandoned in 1869, the … [Read more...]





Carlisle and Cumberland Bank – Wigton, Cumbria

Following a recent walk around the town of Wigton, in north Cumbria, we were curious to learn more about some carved stonework we spotted with the … [Read more...]





Punchard Gill toll house restored

The Punchard Gill toll house in the Yorkshire Dales National Park has been restored. Built beside the Reeth to Tan Hill road in Arkengarthdale … [Read more...]





Eden Bridge Gardens Work Underway

After securing funding last year from the Heritage Lottery Fund, work started on the Thomas Mawson designed, Eden Bridge Gardens in Carlisle in Autumn … [Read more...]





Lowther Castle

Situated just outside of Penrith in North Cumbria is the now derelict castle at Lowther. The 120 acre, Grade II listed site contains the … [Read more...]