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Shropshire’s heritage at risk revealed

Historic England today reveals the historic sites most at risk of being lost through decay, neglect or development by publishing the annual Heritage at Risk Register 2019.
Exterior view of Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings looking up at the turret. Photo: Historic England

HemingwayDesign to create new brand for Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings

HemingwayDesign have been commissioned to create the brand for Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings which is gradually being brought back to life.
The crown was added to mark Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee in 1897. Photo: Historic England

Public asked to help save Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings’ iron crown

A month-long crowdfunding campaign has today been launched to save the cast iron crown on top of Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings.
A light installation by artist Andy McKeown goes on display at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings, as Historic England celebrates the scaffold removal phase of the £28 million restoration project. Photo: Fabio De Paola/PA Wire

Light installation brings history to life at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings

A new light installation has gone on display at the world’s oldest iron-framed building, the Grade I listed Main Mill at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings.
Lych gate to the east of the Church of St John the Evangelist, Newcastle on Clun, Shropshire has been listed at Grade II in 2018. Photo: Historic England

Shropshire Lych Gate and Gatehouse listed by Historic England

A Lych Gate and gatehouse in Shropshire feature as part of Historic England’s highlights 900 places that have been listed or upgraded this year.
The Shropshire War Memorial located in Shrewsbury's Quarry is Grade II* listed after being upgraded from Grade II. Photo: James O. Davies

Historic England completes project to list memorials

Historic England has completed a project to list 2,500 memorials across the country which includes 44 in Shropshire to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

Watch: Restoration milestone reached at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings

Today the roof has been completed on the 1797 Grade I listed Main Mill at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings, marking a key moment in its restoration.
Shrewsbury Library on Castle Gates

Work to take place at Shrewsbury Library following stone fall

Restoration work is to take place at Shrewsbury Library after decorative stone fell from the front of the building last month.
The Knife Angel was created from knives collected in 200 knife banks across the country with the help of all Police Constabularies

Knife Angel amongst memorials nominated after call-out from Historic England

A Knife Angel made to remember victims of violent crime is among memorials nominated by the public in response to a call-out by Historic England.

Past and present England revealed

There’s no denying that the world we live in is evolving at a rapid pace, with exciting technological advancements happening almost every day.
Darby’s Old Furnace in Coalbrookdale

The Old Furnace in Coalbrookdale chosen for Historic England’s Irreplaceable campaign

The Old Furnace in Coalbrookdale is among ten places chosen today by Tristram Hunt, for Historic England’s campaign Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places.
Shrewsbury Colleges Group student, Mateusz Kosinski; Northcot Brick demonstrator, Static Zbigneau; and Dale Mossfrom Northcot Brick, with the brick that Mateusz made which will go in the time capsule

Local students get hands-on at iconic Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings

Local students have become the first to gain hands-on experience of traditional construction methods, as part of a National Lottery-funded programme to plug England's heritage skills gap.


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