Top 5 Heritage Blog Posts of 2015

A recap of our most read Heritage Calling posts from 2015.

5.  Just Listed: 20 Unusual Places given Protected Status this Year

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In June we celebrated some of the unusual places listed by Historic England this year. From a sewer gas destructor lamp in Sheffield and a 1930’s hairdresser in Scarborough to the traces of a Neolithic henge in Yorkshire and the Titanic band leader’s gravestone in Lancashire. Read the post

4. 7 Abandoned Villages That Can Teach Us About Medieval Life

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From north to south this post looked at some of our abandoned villages and their link to medieval life. Read the post

3. 10 of the Best Gin Palaces to Celebrate World Gin Day

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Posted back in June, we celebrated World Gin Day by looking into the palaces perfect for drinking the quintessentially English drink. Read the post

2. 9 ‘Lost’ Railway Stations

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Originally written in 2014, this post has proved once again to be a popular post for heritage calling readers.  We took a nostalgic look at some of the architectural gems of the railway industry that have been lost. Read the post

1. Secret Underground Cities: Nottingham

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Back in April we delved into Nottingham’s rich history and uncovered it’s hidden heritage. 1000 years ago Nottingham was known as Tigguocobauc: the house of caves. Read the post

 

Thank you for following us in 2015.  We will continue to bring you blogs on the amazing places that make our country special throughout 2016. Happy New Year!

3 responses to Top 5 Heritage Blog Posts of 2015

  1. It was great to be able to visit your blog. The information you presented increasingly expanding my knowledge and insights about the diversity of the world’s cultural heritage .

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  2. warisantara says:

    It was great to be able to visit your page. The information you presented increasingly expanding my knowledge and insights about the diversity of the world’s cultural heritage .

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  3. Noel G20 says:

    I love your blog. There is so much to read, all beautifully written and laid out. And as a bonus it is on WordPress so we can ‘Like’ it and share it easily. Brilliant 🙂

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