HERITAGE

Herefordshire's history has played a huge part in shaping both the natural and built environments that exist today. An area's history and historical buildings and sites are considered to be of interest and value to present generations, teaching us a lot about our local community and culture, as well as about times when energy was not as plentiful as it is today.

English Heritage

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English Heritage champions historic places and advices the Government and other to help today’s generation get the best out of our heritage and ensured that it is protected for future generations
www.english-heritage.org.uk/

English Heritage Days Out In Herefordshire

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From Neolithic burial chambers and medieval chapels to the dramatically sited Goodrich Castle, there's plenty to explore right across the county.
www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/westmidlands/herefordshire/

Hereford City Heritage

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A site that celebrates the heritage of the Ancient and Royal City of Hereford.
http://herefordcityheritage.info/

Hereford Civic Society

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The society is concerned about new buildings and the preservation of the old. It regularly monitors all planning applications and provides a professional assessment when it considers applications are inadequate. It also hosts 10 lectures per year on related matters and publishes a quarterly magazine with articles of local and national significance.
www.herefordcivicsociety.org.uk

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Earth Heritage Trust

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Extensive database of geological sites in Herefordshire and Worcestershire (H&W) and Abberley & Malvern Hills Geopark. Database of stone buildings and structures within H&W, stone sources and social history associated with stone extraction. Reference collection of geological literature covering H&W and supporting collection of rock and building stone specimens. Expertise on geodiveristy, building stones and the regional geology and geomorphology. Wide range of lectures for specialist and general audiences. Schools - classroom workshops, fieldtrips, teacher training (geological topics in the science or geography curriculum). “Rock and fossil roadshow” and other outreach for family audiences. Geological publications, trail guides, guided walks. Charges: Detailed searches of the database and reports are charged for. Individuals may make an appointment to use the library and database for personal non-commercial research free of charge. Advice and consultancy – first 20 minutes free, hourly charge otherwise Education, outreach sessions and lectures are charged for. Publications mainly charged for (some free)
www.EarthHeritageTrust.org

Herefordshire Council Museum and Galleries

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We operate five sites across Herefordshire, plus a roving Museum on the Move. We also support independent museums throughout the county via our Museum Development Officer. Admission to all of our sites is free, but small Charges may apply for some services and special events.
www.herefordshire.gov.uk/museums/

Herefordshire Through Time

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The website for Herefordshire Archaeology and the Herefordshire Historic Environment Record. This website provides access to a wide range of information about the archaeology and history of Herefordshire, and the work of Herefordshire Council's archaeology service.
http://htt.herefordshire.gov.uk/

Heritage Open Days

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Heritage Open Days celebrates England’s fantastic architecture and culture by offering free access to places that are usually closed to the public or normally charge for admission.
www.heritageopendays.org.uk/directory

The Marches Network - Association Of Regional Museums

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The MARCHES Network (formerly the Marches Curators Group) is a long-standing partnership of museums in the counties of Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Staffordshire and Shropshire, and Wolverhampton Arts and Museums Service
http://marchesnetwork.org.uk/about/