A Thousand Years of Building with Stone is a 3.5 year project being run by Herefordshire & Worcestershire Earth Heritage Trust and funded through the Heritage Lottery Fund. We are recording, cataloguing and untangling the history of stone use in heritage building across Herefordshire and Worcestershire.
Article by James Ferguson, a volunteer. After Great Malvern Priory, three of the most important stone buildings in Malvern are to be found in Malvern College: The first, the Main Building, is the work of the architect, Charles Hansom, in 1862; the second is the Chapel, by Arthur Blomfield in 1896; and the third, the […]
One of our big challenges on the Building Stones project is directly tracing a stone in a building to a quarry. Detailed fieldwork can be really effective for working out the range of rock types used and to give some idea of the areas these may have come from but, in general, for our project, […]