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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Kasba Nesrani | قصبة النصراني
Name : Kasba nesrani - Kasbat Nessrani/nassrani
Location : Morocco, region of Meknes, exact coordination : 34.00742 -5.385411
Construction date/period : XIth century Ad 
We don't know much about this kasbah, except its construction date...
Mogador | موﯕادور
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...
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...
Madrasa al-Sahrîj | مدرسة الصهريج
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...
Al Basra | البصرة
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...
The Arsenal of Salé | ارسنال سلا
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...
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/...