R J Durtnell & Sons

We are sad to hear of the closure of R J Durtnell & Sons, the oldest building firm in England. Founded in the 16th century, it started with timber-framed buildings and expanded to become a general building firm in the 1800s. It was the contractor for the Turner...

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Ashley Barker

We are sorry to hear of the death of Ashley Barker OBE FSA. An Honorary Member of ASCHB, he fostered the growth and development of the Association and served as the founder Chairman until 1989, when he handed over to Dr Ian Bristow. He was the last Surveyor of...

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NHIG Events

Practitioners and professionals who would like preview of the presentation on Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings at our ASCHB 2019 Conference could join the National Heritage Ironwork Group Free Event: Conservation of Architectural Ironwork 2-day CPD at Shrewsbury Flaxmill....

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ASCHB 2019 Conference

Details of our 2019 conference have been published on our Conference page. This year, our theme is Mills & Booms: The Conservation of Industrial Archaeology, Buildings & Sites in Industrial Use. We have lined up an array of speakers which promise a conference...

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February Forum

Our February meeting is a debate on The Value of Posterity with a panel of speakers, see the Meetings page for details. Read our Chair's introductory document here

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The Mason’s Company – The Gilder Lecture

The Mason's Company's Inaugural Gilder Lecture 'Stone & City' will be on 23 October 2018 at St Andrew's Holborn, and given by Adrian Paye of PAYE Stonework, who was recently involved in the reconstruction of the Temple of Mithras beneath the new award winning...

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ASCHB Forum Tuesday 16th October

This month's meeting will be a Forum on the Insulation of Historic Buildings - come and hear the latest thinking on this difficult subject. The meeting will start early at 5.30pm for 6pm at our usual venue at The Gallery in Cowcross Street. For further details see our...

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ASCHB 2018-19 Season

We have sent the meeting card for the forthcoming season of talks and visits to all our current members. Please contact us at 77 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ or through the contacts  page if you have not received your card. The season starts with a talk on the...

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Next Season’s Meetings

We have now received the dates for our next season's meetings at The Gallery, 77 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ. Once again, we would like to thank Alan Baxter Ltd for allowing us to use the Gallery, and their continuing support of ASCHB. Please reserve these dates,...

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