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A Happy Christmas in Cornwall

, December 23, 2017 — Culture

Listing Adviser for Historic England

The name of Daphne Du Maurier may not conjure up Christmas in most people’s minds but it was her “high spot of the year” due, in part, to her bolt hole in Cornwall called ‘Ferryside’, which has just been listed at Grade II by the Heritage Minister John Glen on the advice of Historic England.…

A Special Delivery for our Postal Heritage

, July 15, 2015 — Culture

Following the announcement that Historic England and Royal Mail have committed to manage and conserve the network of post boxes in their existing locations across the UK, Baroness Neville-Rolfe takes a look back at the history of the UK’s treasured post boxes. Like black taxis in London, the blue plaques we put on historic buildings and…