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Craftsmanship is key
to keeping heritage alive
The UK is blessed with an abundance of historical buildings which offer a glimpse
of life in centuries past.
Many of them are ruined, to be explored by visitors who
rely on images and imagination, to see what they would
have been like in their full glory.
English Heritage has played a huge part in this, offering
listed status to protect buildings from inappropriate
development or even demolition.
Some have been restored and maintained to be
experienced now as they were when they were originally
built. Many have taken these buildings and turned them
into comfortable and characterful homes.
But keeping them in use today and bringing them up to
today’s standards to ensure they are fit for purpose is a
Conservation & Heritage Journal