Heritage

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Victorian chimney in Leeds to be shortened over public safety fears
Campaigners ‘reluctantly accept’ need to reduce height of Stonebridge Mills chimney by six metres

Miranda Bryant

08, Aug, 2022 @12:15 PM

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London museum to return 72 Benin treasures to Nigeria
Horniman museum is first government-funded institution to hand back artefacts looted by British forces in 1897

Josh Halliday

07, Aug, 2022 @9:31 PM

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The Guardian view on commemorative art: remember differently | Editorial
Editorial: Better to own up to Britain’s murderous history than hide it, but sensitive curation is everything

Editorial

07, Aug, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Is British Museum’s stance shifting on Parthenon marbles return?
Changing public attitudes have made issues of repatriation and decolonisation harder to ignore

Esther Addley

05, Aug, 2022 @9:54 AM

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Condoms to secret documents: Nazi U-boat items to go on display for first time
Exclusive: Liverpool exhibitors hope documents from sunken submarine may hold clues to end of regime

Robyn Vinter

04, Aug, 2022 @5:12 PM

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Durham miners’ hall applies for Unesco world heritage status
Redhills assembly hall, built in 1915, joins group application for same status as pyramids and Taj Mahal

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

03, Aug, 2022 @12:23 PM

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The fight to save poet Vicente Aleixandre’s house in Madrid
Campaigners want government action to save Velintonia, where the Spanish poet received writers including Federico García Lorca

Sam Jones

31, Jul, 2022 @3:12 PM

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English craft cider producers demand the same protection as champagne
Supermarket brands of the tipple, made with added water and sugar, are ‘giving cider a bad name’

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

30, Jul, 2022 @4:14 PM

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Nadine Dorries grants listed status to Cecil Rhodes plaque at Oxford college
Culture secretary overrides Historic England’s judgment on controversial plaque for Victorian imperialist

Rachel Hall

29, Jul, 2022 @12:12 PM

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Not a bouncy castle: Hadrian’s Wall fort rebuilt in wild colour
Installation on remains of Roman structure in Northumberland is part of wall’s 1,900th anniversary celebrations

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

28, Jul, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Morecambe landladies celebrated in English working-class heritage project
Historic England £774,000 programme will also feature Deptford’s ‘gut girls’ and Durham’s miners’ welfare clubs

Caroline Davies

26, Jul, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Manchester ‘park in the sky’ to open in Grade II-listed former viaduct
National Trust garden at Castlefield Viaduct is inspired by New York public park and features 3,000 plant species

Hope Philpott

22, Jul, 2022 @4:33 PM

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