Archive for: April 2015

Member Recommended: Chesters Roman Fort

View of the bathhouse and latrine
Posted:
28 April 2015
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
Your Stories

Built almost two millennia ago to house a garrison of some 500 troops, Chesters Roman Fort is one of the most impressive visitor attractions in the North East. Members’ Panellist Rob Scott takes us on a whistle-stop tour, and tells us why a visit there makes for an ideal family day out...

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New Blue Plaque unveiled for Mansfield Cumming

Posted:
1 April 2015
Posted By:
Howard Spencer
Categories:
History Uncovered

The latest English Heritage blue plaque has just gone up in London – to a foundational figure in the UK’s secret services. This is Mansfield Cumming – first Chief of the foreign section of the Secret Service Bureau, which was the predecessor of MI6. Cumming was in charge of foreign intel...

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