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Statues

Keep problematic monuments and ‘explain them’, UK government to tell cultural leaders

Opponents argue that some public statues reinforce racism, chauvinism, sexism and homophobia

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Stonehenge: could a road tunnel ruin the ancient site?

Plus, French museums revolt against lockdown closures and artist Crystal Fischetti on Karla Black

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Heritage

Plans for £1.7bn tunnel under Stonehenge—approved by UK government—sparks criticism

Unesco opposes the scheme which could result in "total loss" of archaeological treasures but English Heritage says it will "reconnect the site with its prehistoric landscape"

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Heritage

Brighton's Madeira Terrace, a unique Liverpool cemetery and a 17th-century public library among English heritage sites at risk

Entries on Historic England Heritage at Risk list, published today, have risen to 5,097

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Museums & Heritage

UK's historic houses fight for survival post-lockdown after financial crash

Heritage organisations such as the National Trust rely on visitors for most of their income—but they have been staying away

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Conservation & Preservation

Derelict iron flaxmill is brought back to life in Shrewsbury

Building was considered an audacious architectural experiment when it was built in 1797

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English Heritage

English Heritage to be split up

Reforms mean a charity, moving towards self-funding, will run historic buildings, with state-funded agency to manage built environment

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English Heritage

Serious threats to England’s historic environment, says official report

English Heritage’s first “State of the Nation” report appeals for tax changes to help save country houses

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English Heritage

Environment, as well as buildings, needs protection

A major report stresses the power of place

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Conservation & Preservation

The Wigmore Castle project represents a radical new approach to conservation and “sustainable tourism"

Holistic archaeology at Wigmore Castle

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Art market

What's it worth to you? Stonehenge's value is assessed in a recent survey

English Heritage has carried out a contingency valuation of Stonehenge and discovered that 58% of those polled would be prepared to help finance the site’s improvement