Church history trampled underfoot
HERITAGE beneath our feet is being lost in the search for safer and more practical uses of our historic churches, the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings has warned.
“We’re alarmed at the way old floors are being ‘walked over’ in improvement plans and ‘upgrades’ in a variety of old buildings,” the society’s director, Matthew Slocombe, said. “Our caseworkers regularly report that they are involved too late in discussions about works involving old floors. By the time they ...
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