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South West Highlights

Explore the stories below to see the range of our work and news from across the South West. Check back each month for new projects and follow us on Twitter @HE_SouthWest for our latest news.
  • View up into the rafters of Ashchurch dovecote including three doves.

    Heritage at Risk Update

    The Chain Test House in Swindon has a bright new future. Take a closer look at this and other Heritage at Risk stories in the South West.

  • View over the sea to Botallack mine, Cornwall, and cliffs.

    Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

    To mark Pirantide 2017, we’re looking back on our work in this special place over the past few years.

  • The war memorial in Northernhay Gardens, dedicated in 1923, was commissioned by Exeter City Council to commemorate the men and woman of Exeter and Devon who gave their lives during the First World War.

    War Memorials

    Read the story of the latest war memorial listed in the South West and find out how you can protect your local memorial.

  • The C19 fog warning battery on Lundy Island, off the coast of north Devon, is under repair

    Lundy Island

    Read the story of Lundy Island's rare fog battery and how Historic England is funding conservation work to save it.

  • People sitting on benches with stone cottages in the background

    Your High Street

    Help us tell the untold stories of the South West's special places.

  • A group of participants on a training course outside on a site visit.

    Training Opportunities

    See what training opportunities are coming up in the South West and book your place.


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