The restoration will be the first at the site in more than 200 years
Securing permission to add a two-storey extension to a Victorian house in a south London conservation area required a lot of imagination - and curved timber.
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The three-bed semi is up for auction in South Wales but without most of its roof it will need some hefty renovation.
The 18th century tiles will be on display for one night only
Campaigners believe furniture is part of High Wycombe heritage
Viollet-le-Duc dominates 19th-century theories of architectural restoration.
The storms lashing the Welsh Coast have brought to life the most savage verse and prose of Dylan Thomas. On the trail of the great poet, Boyd Tonkin finds himself swept away
The presenter said she recognised details of the supposed ‘fake’, bought for just £400 from her work on a programme about the 17th century master
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Wayne Rooney was quite happy to play in midfield for David Moyes on Saturday
As proposals for a ‘satellite’ school in Kent are rejected, Chief Inspector says the numbers fail to support claims that selection aids social mobility
Lucan was beautifully shot, but a voice for the tragic victim was missing
The four-mile pipe was discharging radioactive components from Harwell’s Atomic Energy Research Establishment into the Thames
Once part of the city walls, then a water tower, this medieval building now accepts guests. Holly Williams takes a step back