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We don’t need Unesco listing, says new Liverpool heritage chief
Alan Smith dismisses ‘naive’ decision to remove city’s world heritage status, but suggests scaled-back application

Josh Halliday

23, Sep, 2021 @11:40 AM

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English Heritage trials quiet ‘contemplation hour’ at monastic sites
Visitors to places such as Rievaulx Abbey will be encouraged to focus on appreciating the peace and tranquillity

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

22, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Watercress and Welsh lamb breed added to UK protected foods list
Products join post-Brexit scheme created to protect British foods, which is not recognised in EU

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

20, Sep, 2021 @9:30 PM

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Outcry over National Trust plan to fence off acres of Wiltshire park for tenant
Critics say loss of public access to section of Dinton Park goes against charity’s core values

Steven Morris

19, Sep, 2021 @1:06 PM

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Dorman Long tower to be demolished as Nadine Dorries axes listed status
‘Heartbreaking’ decision to revoke Teeside structure’s Grade II listing means site will redeveloped

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

17, Sep, 2021 @3:46 PM

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Stonehenge project launched to repair deep lintel cracks
Climate crisis and unsympathetic 1950s repairs have taken a toll on prehistoric structure

Steven Morris

13, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Details of rare bronze age coffin found in golf course pond revealed
Size of telephone box, coffin thought to be 4,000 years old and includes well-preserved axe among remains

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

10, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The Lost Leonardo: has a new film solved the mystery of the world’s most expensive painting?
Is the $450m Salvator Mundi a fake? This film – featuring tearful sycophants, sneering experts, dodgy dealers and a secretive superyacht – may finally settle the great da Vinci controversy

Jonathan Jones

09, Sep, 2021 @1:08 PM

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Medieval Hebrew prayer book expected to fetch up to $6m at auction
Illustrated Luzzatto High Holiday Mahzor is one of fewer than 20 such prayer books believed to be in existence

Harriet Sherwood

02, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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London skyscraper plans threaten UK’s oldest synagogue
Fears towers will block out natural light and increase noise around 320-year-old Bevis Marks synagogue

Harriet Sherwood

31, Aug, 2021 @11:01 PM

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National Trust reports 383% rise in online donations during Covid crisis
Conservation charity’s supporters give more than £865,000 despite pandemic closing majority of sites

Nadeem Badshah

31, Aug, 2021 @9:56 PM

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Country diary: the women who farmed these fields long ago are still here
Inkpen, North Wessex Downs: They left behind horseshoes and farm workers’ cottages, and diaries that I now treasure

Nicola Chester

31, Aug, 2021 @4:30 AM

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