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Celebrating London's Sporting Heritage

Diving board originally part of Purley Way Lido, now within a garden centre

Five structures listed at Grade II tell city’s unique sporting stories.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Hails Heroes Of Heritage 20/08/2014 Andrew Lloyd Webber Hails Heroes Of Heritage Shortlist Announced for English Heritage Angel Awards - Vote for Your Favourite! Read full story

Richard Revived at Childhood Home 15/08/2014 Richard Revived at Childhood Home An evening of Shakespeare’s Richard III on film in the historic setting of Middleham Castle. Read full story

A Digital Window into the Past 29/07/2014 A Digital Window into the Past Technology is being used to bring one of Northumberland's historic houses to life in an exciting new visitor experience. Read full story

Excavating the London Shipwreck 25/07/2014 Excavating the London Shipwreck As part of the Festival of Archaeology, licensed divers and local volunteers gathered at Southend Pier in Essex to conserve and record artefacts that have been retrieved from one of England's most important 17th century shipwrecks, the London, in a major project by English Heritage, Cotswold Archaeology, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council's Museums Service and local professional divers. The London mysteriously blew up in 1665 and sank off Southend-on-Sea where it is now rapidly deteriorating, lying in two parts on the sea bed. Read full story


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