The latest Victorian magazine is now available to our members

The March edition of the Society’s magazine is published and is devoted to the charity’s newly established Young Victorians group with the main features written by authors aged under 30.

Photo: The Victorian Cover No. 72 March 2023. Photo Copyright: The Victorian Society.

Photo: The Victorian Cover No. 72 March 2023. Photo Copyright: The Victorian Society.

The Society’s own Conservation Adviser Connor McNeill writes about A London church tour, Sophie Lewis writes about Oswald Milne’s pre-1914 country houses, and Ben Sims makes A call to open churches amongst other articles. Members of the The Victorian Society receive their copy of the magazine three times a year, join the Society to ensure you get your copy.

Other features include:

Ashley Weaver-Paul speaks to Harry Wardill, CEO of Turquoise Mountain, about the preservation of Victorian era architecture in Myanmar.

Jess Jenkinson explores the Palaces of the Fishocracy in Italianate Grimsby.

Alfred Portman, one of the founders of the Young Victorians, reflects on his time working for the Society and his journey from St Leonard’s Job Centre to Rosecliffe in Newport, USA.

Sophie Lewis looks on the impact of the First World War on the career of forgotten country-house designer, Oswald P. Milne.

Bernard Harrison, a long-standing volunteer, and long-term proofreader for The Victorian, signs off from these roles.

Andrew Saint reflects on the career of Mark Girouard, writer, architectural historian, campaigner, co-founder and lifelong member of the The Victorian Society.

Dr Mosse Jenkins writes on the Victorian and Edwardian fireplace in the net zero world.

James Green from Richard Griffiths Architects outlines the practice’s sensitive work on The Ragged School Museum in East London.

Our Conservation Advisers, Connor McNeill, Tim Bridges, James Hughes, and Guy Newton, contribute notes on just some of their recent casework in Hampshire, Manchester, Solihull, Anglesey, Leicestershire, Surrey, Devon, Brighton and Bury St Edmunds.

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