A Victorian school in York which the AMS helped to save.
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Historic cow houses complete with stalls.; from one of Dr RW Brunskill's many articles on vernacular architecture in AMS Transactions.

Each Summer the AMS holds its AGM in a historic building.


Annual General Meeting Saturday 13th July 2013

The 2013 AGM was held in the Art Gallery in Central Birmingham and was accompanied by guided walks around the city centre and the Jewellery Quarter and an address by Anthony Peers on the Town Hall, one of the purest Neo Classical buildings in the country. More than 100 people braved the heat wave and saw a great city en fete.





Annual General Meeting, Friday 6th July 2012

The 88th Annual General Meeting of the Ancient Monuments Society was held at 5.30 pm on Friday 6Middle Temple Hall, London - venue of the 2012 AMS AGMth July 2012 in the Middle Temple Hall, London EC4 by kind invitation of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple.

The meeting was chaired by the Society’s President, The Earl of Leicester CBE, DL.

The AGM was followed by two talks.

The first on the Hall was given at 6pm by Robert Hradsky, of Alan Baxter and Associates, who was, at the time, writing his PhD on the architecture of the Inns of Court, at the Cortauld Institute.

Then, after tea and coffee, we were addressed by the Reverend and Valiant Master of The Temple, Rev’d Robin Griffiths-Jones, in the Temple Church. He is the joint author, alongside David Park, of the definitive account of that building (The Boydell Press, 2010).

Other Events

Each of the AMS newsletters details scores of events taking place throughout the country, organised by kindred societies, museums and universities. Joining the Society, and obtaining the newsletter on a regular basis, is a sure way to keep in touch with what is happening.

We organise a series of visits formembers only, normally in the Autumn and this year they include the barracks and Arsenal atWoolwich, and the extraordinary Kedermister family tomb and library at Langley Marish in Bucks. In previous years we have been to Chetham's Library in Manchester, the Muniments Room at Westminster Abbey and Ely and Peterborough Cathedrals.













AMS is interested in buildings of all ages and all types. - including modern interiors such as this.
Whitley Sunday School, West Midlands. AMS tried, unsuccessfully to get it listed.
Fine medieval stone carving. - AMS defends secular and non-secular historic buildings.
A building under scaffolding. awaiting essential repairs which AMS have advised on.
The roof at Beverley Minster, Yorks.hire -  featured in Volume 44 of AMS Transactions.
A medieval shopfront - featured in our lecture series on 'Shops and Shopping'.

The Ancient Monuments Society is a
Registered Charity No: 209605.

Registered Office:
St Ann's Vestry Hall, 2 Church Entry, London EC4V 5HB
Telephone: 020 7236 3934 - email: office@ancientmonumentssociety.org.uk

The Ancient Monuments Society works in partnership with the Friends of Friendless Churches