The Ancient Monument Society is delighted to welcome Clarion’s recent press release announcing their decision to save and reuse the historic Sutton Estate in Chelsea.
We are delighted that Simon Bradley, Joint Editor of the Pevsner Architectural Guides, will be giving the inaugural AMS Annual Lecture on Tuesday 19 November.
The theme of this year’s Autumn Visits is ‘craftsmanship,’ as we are invited into the workshops of the Building Crafts College, the creative home of Khadambi Asalache, the medieval barn at Harmondsworth, and the Victorian masterpiece of St Mary Magdalene, Paddington.
In the second of our series of articles about the AMS Transactions, we look back on the Society’s early casework. Volume 1, published in 1953, reported on the AMS’s efforts to stop a road being driven through the medieval heart of Conwy.
Two new Trustees were elected to the Council of the Ancient Monuments Society at the 95th AMS AGM on 7 July 2019 at Gregynog Hall, Powys.
In a new series of articles, we explore what the Transactions tell us about the history of the conservation movement. The Ancient Monuments Society was an early defender of structures traditionally deemed ‘lesser’, and today continues to fight for buildings – be they cottages or factories – which are an essential part of Britain’s heritage.
The 95th Annual General Meeting of the Ancient Monuments Society took place on Saturday 6 July 2019 at Gregynog Hall, Powys, near Newtown, Wales. The meeting was chaired by the Society’s President, The Rt. Hon. The Lord Inglewood DL. We were delighted to welcome a significant number of members, and found the Hall a most
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A Report by Lucie Carayon, Director of the AMS
This year’s AMS Autumn Visits expand heritage beyond buildings with malting, milling and artisan skills on show at Fulham Palace, Brixton Windmill, the Moravian Church in Chelsea and Warminster Maltings.