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The things that made the CCT

St. John’s Leeds Then-and-Now

Before After

Duxford St. John’s Then-and-Now

Before After Image (r) Adrian Powter – @Badger_Beard on Twitter. See Adrian’s other photos of St. John’s Duxford here…

Henry Audley’s Monument at Berechurch, Essex

Henry Audley’s magnificent monument stands in St. Michael’s Church, Berechurch, a mile or two south of Colchester in Essex. “His date of death is not known but, as he is known to have been alive in 1664, this monument, erected… Continue Reading →

James Pigott Pritchett, A York Architect

James Pigott Pritchett, Architect (b. 14th October 1789, d. 23rd January 1868) James Pigott Pritchett was responsible for the entire collection of neo-classical buildings in York cemetery, including the cemetery chapel (1838), a structure inspired by the Erechtheus in Athens… Continue Reading →

High Ambition and Low Elswick

St. Stephen’s tower, Low Elswick, is one of the most overlooked and rarely mentioned buildings in the CCT’s portfolio of historic churches, despite the local and international significance of those who built it. It remains a landmark for those travelling… Continue Reading →

Emley Moor Transmitter

The Emley Moor mast is part of the television transmitting station for the north of England. At over 330 metres high, it is taller than the Shard and the Eiffel Tower. The mast was completed in 1971 for the Independent… Continue Reading →

Protected: Colne Valley Postal Museum, Halstead, 30th December 2019

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A High-Tech Visitor Welcome

Early in 2018 I was presented with an operational problem. I had been asked to refresh the visitor notices at 107 historic sites in the ownership of The Churches Conservation Trust, no longer needed for services but historically significant and… Continue Reading →

Knowing the Numbers – Historic Church Visitor System

Management information was essential when embarking upon the project to develop Holy Trinity Goodramgate into a world-class visitor attraction which would become the Number 1 attraction in York on TripAdvisor within only a few years. Volunteers on daily visitor-welcome duty… Continue Reading →

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