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.


National Amenity Societies

20th Century Society

Council for British Archaeology

Garden History Society

Georgian Group

Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (S.P.A.B.)

Victorian Society

see also Joint Committee of the National Amenity Societies

Grants and Related Advice

Architectural Heritage Fund - and their website: http://www.fundsforhistoricbuildings.org.uk/ (an excellent database of grant giving trusts)

The Association of Preservation Trusts

Heritage Lottery Fund

Local Links

Harris and Pearson Building, Brierley Hill, West Midlands

Hitchin British Schools

Hornsey Historical Society

The London Society

Ulster Architectural Heritage Society

The Weald & Downland Museum

York Conservation Trust


CLICK HERE for links to other National and International Organisations (general and specific interest)

Search for Heritage Assets

National Heritage List for England

Heritage Gateway


Petition to help stop Metal Theft - Cashless Scrap Metal Trade - Amendment to Scrap Metal Merchants Act 1964

Alliance to Reduce Crime against Heritage (ARCH)


London Festival of Architecture

Heritage Open Days

European Heritage Days in Wales

And Doors Open Days in Scotland

London Open House


For further information on organisations involved specifically in church architecture, please visit the website of our sister charity the Friends of Friendless Churches.


Resources for Conservation - Repair and Campaigning



HELM (Historic Environment, Local Management)

Heritage Help

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