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14 June 2017
Funding from The National Lottery is enabling construction work to start on the iconic Main Mill and Kiln at the Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings.
13 June 2017
A large white chalk figure carved by New Zealand troops has been granted protection on the advice of Historic England.
13 June 2017
War memorial to the children of Upper North Street School, Poplar upgraded to Grade II* on Historic England advice.
© Historic England 2017