The Victorian Society at 60

No 57 March 2018

Mills of the north arise

Martin Cherry looks at the challenges and possible solutions for redundant historic Victorian mill buildings. 

The Victorian Society at sixty 

Members including co-founder Mark Girouard and deputy chairman Ken Moth recall the Society over the decades since its foundation. 

Pevsner's new eyes

Ruth Harman reflects on her worrk revising Pevsner's Sheffield and Southern half of the West Riding of Yorkshire. 

Living Victorians: St Francis Gorton, Manchester

Elaine Griffiths recounts the long and challenging path to its rescue. 

House notes

Moses Jenkins on the war on mould in historic buildings. 

Casework report 

An update on the Society's recent casework 

Case Study 

Jane Kennedy on the work of Purcell on the restoration of the 1860s character of The Blue Room at Stowe. 

Book reviews

Survey of London volume for Marylebone, William Fairbairn's biography, an Arts & Crafts compendium and Prettejohn on the Pre-Raphaelites. 

News and views 

A call from sculpture historian Philip Ward-Jackson to defend nineteenth-century public sculpture, new scholarships on models. 

Brian Morton - an appreciation

Edward Diestelkamp applauds Brian Morton's devotion to conservation