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Neo-Georgian Architecture 1880-1970

The expansion of the public sector in the 20th century brought Neo-Georgian architecture to buildings across the globe.

In this beautifully illustrated book, leading architectural historians explore Neo-Georgian style and how it was used to assert a national image and identity.

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Bathers on the shore of the Serpentine Lido in Hyde Park, with the lido building in the background.
    • Bathers on the shore of the Serpentine Lido in London's Hyde Park. The Serpentine Lido building is now in use as the Lido Bar and Cafe. Photo by John Gay 1955-1965
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Stonehenge Landscape with traffic in the foreground

Historic England, National Trust and English Heritage Welcome ICOMOS/UNESCO Report on Stonehenge Tunnel Plans

3 May 2016

ICOMOS/UNESCO report recognises the benefits a tunnel of at least 2.9km could bring to the Stonehenge site, if it is designed and delivered well.

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Picturing England

A free exhibition of beautifully-preserved photographs from the Historic England archive, open until 17 June in Newcastle upon Tyne. Click on the images below for image and exhibition details.