All Saints North Street: Stained Glass Window Restoration and Preservation – Part 1

As life in the UK at the start of 2021 cruises quietly from one sombre month to another under lockdown 3.0, I expect that such a genuinely exciting piece of heritage news as the beginning of a major restoration project to preserve some of our country's best surviving medieval stained glass may have been lost... Continue Reading →

Rebuilding Doncaster’s Parish Church. Destroyed by Fire, 1853 (part I)

The Fire By the time two fire engines arrived at 5:00am from York to assist in extinguishing a fire, which, when called for two hours earlier they had been told was spreading furiously throughout St. George’s parish church, the crowning jewel of Doncaster was a ‘heated wreck upon the floor’; ‘a scanty heap of stone... Continue Reading →

Manchester with Pevsner (part I)

(above) Lever Street, late 18th - early 19th century town houses. Now offices. The larger building to their left houses the LADbible headquarters. One of the things I've missed through having started a new job at the end of last year was finding the time to go out exploring parts of England in search of... Continue Reading →

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