PRESERVING SURREY’S HERITAGE – Spring 2017

PRESERVING SURREY’S HERITAGE – Spring 2017
The Trust has issued the Spring issue of its newsletter “Preserving Surrey’s Heritage”. A pdf of the newsletter can be downloaded here: SHBT Newsletter Spring 2017 (1)
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SURREY HERITAGE AWARDS 2017 – Shortlist announced

SURREY HERITAGE AWARDS 2017 – Shortlist announced
Surrey Historic Buildings Trust (SHBT) has announced the shortlist for the Surrey Heritage Awards 2017. The Awards have been created to celebrate Surrey’s rich and diverse architectural heritage, highlighting Best Practice in historic building conservation and restoration.   There are six shortlisted building projects:   St Martha’s Priory in Chilworth is a 1930s timber-framed Arts and Crafts house. It is a very fine example of the Surrey vernacular style but had been vacant for over 10 years and neglected. Now, with new owners, the challenge was to extend the house without detracting in any way from...
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Trust Announces New Grants to Preserve and Enhance Surrey’s Heritage

Trust Announces New Grants to Preserve and Enhance Surrey’s Heritage
Surrey Historic Buildings Trust has announced its latest grants towards the preservation of historic buildings in Surrey : Royal School of Needlework, Hampton Court Palace , East Molesey : Surrey Historic Buildings Trust has made a donation of £3,000 towards the conservation, repair and refurbishment of one of the disused former “Grace and Favour” apartments at Hampton Court Palace, enabling the room to be brought back into active use, this time as a café for students and visitors to the Royal School of Needlework, which is based within the Palace. Andy Smith , Administrator of Surrey...
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Surrey Historic Buildings Trust funds essential heritage conservation work

Surrey Historic Buildings Trust funds essential heritage conservation work
Surrey Historic Buildings Trust (SHBT) has announced a new tranche of grants for essential heritage conservation work across Surrey . The latest beneficiaries of the Trust’s support include The Durdans in Epsom, Goddards in Abinger Common, and Betchworth Lime Kilns. Goddards, a Grade II Listed house in Abinger Common, will receive a £1,500 grant from the Trust for restoration of the ha-ha in the grounds. The creation of architect Sir Edwin Lutyens and garden designer Gertrude Jekyll, Goddards was built in 1898-1900 and exemplifies the traditional “ Surrey style”. The property is now owned by the...
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