9 NOVEMBER 2020 Since 1993, the Ancient Monuments Society (AMS) and Friends of Friendless Churches (the Friends) have shared some resources and operated a joint membership. This arrangement was established at a time of financial difficulty and uncertainty. Often called the ‘Working Partnership’, the scheme provided mutual support and strength when it was needed. Happily,
The Trustees of the Ancient Monuments Society are pleased to announce that submissions are now invited for the 2020 Stephen Croad Essay Prize, which was founded last year in memory of Stephen James Croad. The closing date is 29 June 2020. Details are given below.
Following the most recent advice from Government on the unfolding COVID19 situation, we have made a few changes to the way we work.
The perfect present for anyone who loves historic buildings! Order by Sunday 15 December 2019 for arrival in time for Christmas.
The Ancient Monument Society is delighted to welcome Clarion’s recent press release announcing their decision to save and reuse the historic Sutton Estate in Chelsea.
We are delighted that Simon Bradley, Joint Editor of the Pevsner Architectural Guides, will be giving the inaugural AMS Annual Lecture on Tuesday 19 November.
The theme of this year’s Autumn Visits is ‘craftsmanship,’ as we are invited into the workshops of the Building Crafts College, the creative home of Khadambi Asalache, the medieval barn at Harmondsworth, and the Victorian masterpiece of St Mary Magdalene, Paddington.
In the second of our series of articles about the AMS Transactions, we look back on the Society’s early casework. Volume 1, published in 1953, reported on the AMS’s efforts to stop a road being driven through the medieval heart of Conwy.
Two new Trustees were elected to the Council of the Ancient Monuments Society at the 95th AMS AGM on 7 July 2019 at Gregynog Hall, Powys.
In a new series of articles, we explore what the Transactions tell us about the history of the conservation movement. The Ancient Monuments Society was an early defender of structures traditionally deemed ‘lesser’, and today continues to fight for buildings – be they cottages or factories – which are an essential part of Britain’s heritage.