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  1. Newcastle Metro Area
    Picked this leaflet up at the library which gives details of this years Heritage Open Days. Hosted on https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1784/42829728652_6bdbc4a6db_b.jpg
  2. Newcastle Metro Area
    . Heritage Open Days 2017 will soon be with us. This amazing annual event will run from 7th to 10th September this year. Since 2011, this forum has set up a new thread each year to record in words and photos our experiences at, and photos of, each years events . . . So, here is the "2017...
  3. Architecture
    Architecture is the platform where all cultures, heritages, traditions, and histories meet, through architectural conservation, the built heritage is prolonged and conserved by the planning of individuals or organizations that work solely for the purpose of conservation & preservation of...
  4. Sunderland and Durham
    Special status for historic heart of Sunderland A scheme aimed at preserving and regenerating the historic heart of Sunderland is one of only ten in the country to secure special status. The area, which takes in Fawcett Street, the Old Sunderland and Riverside conservation areas and High...
  5. Urban Environment
    Какие здания и строения в городе можно было бы признать достойными непременного сохранения? Акцентируется внимание: Не то, что нужно снести, а то, что нужно сохранить. Возможно, признать ценным городским наследием. А возможно, ещё и попытаться поставить на государственную охрану. Предлагается...
  6. Newcastle Metro Area
    . Traditionally, we set up a new thread for every years "Heritage Open Days", so here is the (rather early) setting up of the 2016 thread . . . Funding boost secures Heritage Open Days festival for 2016 By Barbara Hodgson, The Chronicle, 18th February 2016 The interior of Morpeth Clock Tower...
  7. Heritage Buildings & Monuments
    No Info for the moment, just some photos.
  8. Newcastle Metro Area
    The dates for the 2015 Heritage Open Days will be Thursday 10th - Sunday 13th September. The full list of events will appear on the TWHODS web site on 1st August and according to a reply from them I got, it's going to be "a bumper year" :cheers: The national site for all listings is...
  9. Citytalk and Urban Issues
    I live in Melbourne, Australia. Despite our short history (founded in 1835), we have more Victorian architecture than most cities in the world. The reason being was the Victorian goldrush (coincidentally we're in the state of Victoria) in the 1850s, which saw the population swell and many grand...
  10. Heritage Buildings & Monuments
    Brief History Christianity in Morocco dates back to Antiquity, it was widely propagated during the roman era. After the collapse of the Western Roman empire, Christianity still existed even in remote places, like the city of Aghmat which was a Christian city by the time of Islamic...
  11. Heritage Buildings & Monuments
    Kasba Nesrani | قصبة النصراني Google maps Name : Kasba nesrani [1]- Kasbat Nessrani/nassrani Location : Morocco, region of Meknes, exact coordination : 34.00742 -5.385411 Construction date/period : XIth century Ad [1] We don't know much about this kasbah, except its construction date...
  12. Heritage Buildings & Monuments
    Mogador | موﯕادور English : Name : Mogador Island Place : Essaouira, Morocco Construction date/period : VIIth - beginning of the VI century BC Mogador island located in front of Essaouira, contains traces of an installation dating back to Phoenician times; it is the most western...
  13. Heritage Buildings & Monuments
    Cheikh Ma El Ainine mosque | مسجد الشيخ ماء العينين Name : Cheikh Ma El Ainine mosque Location : Es-Semara (Smara/Semara), Morocco Construction date : 1898 Terriermichel
  14. Heritage Buildings & Monuments
    La montagne d’Îgîlîz et le pays des Arghen Enquête archéologique sur les débuts de l’empire almohade au Maroc CHRONIQUES DES FOUILLES DEPUIS 2009 : PDF | EPUB Le programme de recherche La montagne d’Îgîlîz et le pays des Arghen s’intéresse à un haut lieu de l’histoire marocaine et du...
  15. Heritage Buildings & Monuments
    Madrasa al-Sahrîj | مدرسة الصهريج English : Name : Al-Sahrīj Madrasa (‘of the basin’) Place : Fez, Marocco Construction date/period : AH 721–23 / AD 1321–23 Dimensions : Courtyard : 12.55m x 6.48m; prayer hall: 14.40m x 4.35m Architectural pattern : decorations: ceramic mosaics, carved wood...
  16. Heritage Buildings & Monuments
    Funduq al-Najjârîn | فندق النجارين English : Name : The al-Najjārīn Funduq Place : Fez, Marocco Construction date/period : Eighteenth century Construction materials : Stone, brick, mortar, lime Architectural pattern : décortations: wood, ceramics, tiles, carved plaster, carved wood...
  17. Heritage Buildings & Monuments
    Al Basra | البصرة English : Basra, Morocco, nicknamed Basra al-Hamra (Basra the Red), is an archaeological site in Morocco. It was originally a summer capital of the Idrisid dynasty from the 8th to 10th centuries. It is situated on the road from Souq al-Arba to Ouezzane, about 40 km from...
  18. Heritage Buildings & Monuments
    The Arsenal of Salé | ارسنال سلا French : Nom : Arsenal de Salé Lieu : Maroc, Salé Date/période de construction : XIIIe siècle Matériaux de construction : Pierre de taille, moellons dégrossis, chaux, brique Décor architectural : pierre sculptée Dimensions : Bâb al-Mrîsa : H. 9,60 m ; Bâb Bû...
  19. Newcastle Metro Area
    Some advanced information on this years forthcoming Heritage Open Days which this year will run from 11th to 14th September. This interesting snippet from the English Heritage web site @ http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/grant-aided-properties/sallyport-tower-tower-street-ne1-2hy/...
  20. ECOWAS Countries
    Maouloud Festival Returns to Timbuktu :cheers:
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