Heritage Trust Network (formerly the Association of Building Preservation Trusts) is a membership organisation run by people who have delivered amazing heritage projects. Their mission is supporting the work of local heritage groups, whether they be building preservation trusts, community trusts or social enterprises.
1360 pages of essential building conservation information, including articles by leading authorities, contact details for companies, organisations, products and materials, details of courses and more.
The Institute of Historic Building Conservation is the professional institute which represents conservation professionals in the public and private sectors in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The Institute exists to establish the highest standards of conservation practice to support the effective protection and enhancement of the historic environment.
The Mills Archive is a charity that aims to preserve and protect our milling heritage along with records of our milling heritage, to make them freely available to the public.
To become the national centre of excellence for learning, understanding and research on mills, milling and the historic uses of traditional power sources.
Over 5000 prints and negatives accumulated over many years, catalogued by Historic England and dating from the 1940’s. The contents focus on vernacular houses and farmsteads of the East Midlands, some taken just before demolition.
Newark Archaeological & Local History Society was formed in 1967 to provide lectures, visits, and to keep a watching brief on the conservation of the Town.
Orton Trust was founded in October 1968 and is a registered charity. Subsidises stonemasonry courses. Their aim is to make courses more accessible for anyone with an interest in stonemasonry while allowing them to continue to extend their skills in crafting stone.
A group of archaeology students formed a society at the suggestion of the late Professor Maurice Barley in the 1960s. This group created the Sherwood Archaeological Society in its present form.
A community group dedicated to the exploration and preservation of the archaeology of the ancient Minster town of Southwell and its surroundings. Here you can find out about what they do and how to get involved in uncovering the history of Southwell and its past.
The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings was founded by William Morris in 1877 to counteract the highly destructive ‘restoration’ of medieval buildings being practised by many Victorian architects. Today it is the largest, oldest and most technically expert national pressure group fighting to save old buildings from decay, demolition and damage.
The Vernacular Architecture Group was formed in 1952 to further the study of traditional buildings, originally those of the British Isles. In recent years, its membership and publications have also reflected a growing interest in buildings from other parts of the world.
The Victorian Society is the national society responsible for the study and protection of Victorian and Edwardian architecture and other arts. It was founded in 1958 to fight the then widespread ignorance of nineteenth and early twentieth century architecture. Among its thirty founder members were John Betjeman and Nikolaus Pevsner.