12 May 2014
Editor Mel Russ, who lived in Stamford for a number of years, takes a brief tour around the town and imagines what it must have been like when stagecoaches rolled over the bridge that spans the River Welland.
11 May 2014
When St Mary’s church, which sits on what’s left of the Hervey estate at Horringer, near Bury St Edmund’s, Suffolk, looked like becoming a ruin, the 8th Marquess of Bristol set about raising money to restore the building where most of his ancestors are buried.
10 May 2014
For a rare treat visit Littlecote House on the Wiltshire-Berkshire border where you can visit the Tudor house, stroll down to the site of a Roman villa and even wonder what the estate must have been like when it was the home to a regiment of American paratroopers!
09 May 2014
Sitting close to a large hotel complex is the flint-built church of Cricket St Thomas where you’ll find memorials to the famous Hood and Nelson families.
08 May 2014
Originally built in 1514 as a sign of power, Barrington Court, set in the heart of the Somerset countryside, fell into disrepair but it was saved from oblivion by Arthur Lyle, the famous sugar baron, who restored it to its former glory.
07 May 2014
Started in 1555, under the instruction of Elizabethan courtier Sir William Cecil, later Lord Burghley, it took 32 years to complete Burghley House, which sits amid a rolling deer park just minutes away from the busy A1 London to York road.
05 May 2014
Harewood House is one of the grandest houses in the country. Built with money from the lucrative sugar trade it eventually become a Royal residence when Princess Mary married Henry Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood.
03 May 2014
Welcome to the Historic Houses, a body that advises owners of stately homes how to administer their houses and estates, which are open to the public when you join the comprehensive HAA membership scheme.
01 May 2014
Carl Edwards, MloR, chairman of Men of the Stones, talks about how the industry is emerging from the recession and how companies have to deal with tight client budgets.
04 April 2014
Details of Stamford Local History Society’s Exhibition: Stamford in the First World War.