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Public Consultation on The Old Grammar School

Public Consultation on The Old Grammar School

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15 June 2018

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The Old Grammar School Project has received First Round Funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Architectural Heritage Fund to develop its ideas for the restoration of the building and bring it back to life as a community asset. As an...

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Midsummer at Mr. Yorke’s Walled Garden Richmond

Midsummer at Mr. Yorke’s Walled Garden Richmond

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13 June 2018

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An 18th century Richmond walled garden, with fabulous views of Richmond Castle and Culloden Tower, is opening for charity on Friday 22 June. Owners, Dennis and Marcia McLuckie are opening their Mr. Yorke’s Walled Garden to help raise...

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Richmondshire Building Preservation Trust

Richmondshire Building Preservation Trust

Nominated for The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service 2018

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05 June 2018

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Richmondshire Building Preservation Trust (RBPT) has been nominated for the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service 2018. The award was created by the Queen in 2002 to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Queen's accession,...

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The Old Grammar School History

The Old Grammar School History

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26 February 2018

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The first mention of a grammar school in Richmond was in 1392, although it is believed it was founded earlier than this. A new school was granted a charter by Queen Elizabeth I in 1566 and built in the Churchyard of St Mary’s. It...

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The History of the Station

The History of the Station

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26 February 2018

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The Station, closed for rail travel in 1969, began a new chapter following redevelopment by Richmondshire Building Preservation Trust in 2007. The magnificent Victorian Gothic Revival building is now home to a stylish café bar restaurant; a...

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