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  • The Conservation Glossary
    Architectural, building and conservation terms explained by Neil Grieve of The Centre for Conservation and Urban Studies, University of Dundee.
  • Environment and Heritage Service: Built Heritage
    Identify, record and protect the built remains of human activity. Maintains a searchable online database of listed buildings in Northern Ireland.
  • Fortress UK
    John Bray traces the history of British fortifications from Tudor times until World War II, lists them by area with links, and lists related societies.
  • From Here To Modernity
    The story of the Modern Movement and its affect on Britain, to complement a BBC2/ Open University TV series. History, architects' profiles, images, dates and descriptions of key buildings.
  • Harris and Pearson Office Buildings
    Restoration project of the office buildings of the former Harris and Pearson Brickworks in Brettell Lane, Brierley Hill, West Midlands. Includes recollections of former workers.
  • The Heritage Trail
    Linda Lee and Laurie Jonas provide images, histories and commentary on historic buildings throughout Britain. Photographs, paintings and books for sale.
  • A History of British Architecture
    Adrian Tinniswood leads us past the changing face of British buildings from Medieval to Modern in this lively, illustrated section of the BBC's interactive history site.
  • Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme
    An interim grant scheme which returns, in grant aid, the difference between 5% and the actual amount spent on VAT on eligible repairs to listed places of worship.
  • Looking at Buildings
    An introduction to the buildings of Britain from the Pevsner Architectural Guides. Includes architectural history, styles, traditions, building types, materials and techniques of construction.
  • Medieval Architecture in Britain
    Plans and photographs from Alison Stones's Images of Medieval Art and Architecture. Accessible by clickable map or type of building.
  • Midlands Moats
    Brief descriptions and photographs of properties in Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Oxfordshire that are surrounded by water-filled moats.
  • Pavilions of Splendour
    Specialist agency for the sale of listed buildings gives details and colour pictures. Central register of listed buildings for sale. Guide to legislation on listed buildings.
  • Pevsner Architectural Guides
    This series of books describes historic buildings of all types for each county in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales; a complete list of titles with descriptions. Can order online.

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