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The CCT @TheCCT England

The Churches Conservation Trust cares for over 350 historic buildings with world-class art, architecture and archaeology spanning 1,000 years of history.

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Working with yet more angels today on behalf of the @TheCCT https://t.co/XjAK27HozW
Retweeted by The CCTIcklingham church, #Suffolk #Medieval floor tiles -15th C. #TilesOnTuesday @TheCCT https://t.co/BiGRfxkk1t
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1/26
2021
What is it like to undertake a PT PGDip in Parish Church Studies by distance learning in partnership with @TheCCT?… https://t.co/fwf1Sah9zq
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1/25
2021
This is 13th century St Arild’s Church in the @BadmintonBenef1 it is always open and cared for by @TheCCT - it is o… https://t.co/PIDUaq7M4z
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1/24
2021
Have you read about our #ChurchMonumentOfTheMonth? Each month we'll be sharing with you fascinating details & insi… https://t.co/3XmGRqwOl9You will not see a finer example on today's contribution to #SteepleSaturday. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you Geor… https://t.co/hYvIpu51Ys
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1/23
2021
2/2 Another of the many windows installed in memory of Queen Victoria, who died 120 years ago today, is in the chur… https://t.co/GBFV7bj6g8
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1/22
2021
Our free #LunchtimeLecture today will be exploring how the #medieval parish #church tried to keep up with architect… https://t.co/JVWSE3uAOA
1/21
2021
Are you a young craftsperson wanting to get more experience of crafts in the religious built heritage sector? Find… https://t.co/yEHSw6QUL6Sitting through Bridgerton and am not remotely interested so thought I'd draw a favourite church of mine I visited… https://t.co/RZbz9lg3TH
Retweeted by The CCT @roberrttoa Wonderful drawing @roberrttoa! Thanks for sharing!
1/20
2021
Join us and friends @TheCCT at 6pm on Monday 25th January for the first in a series of free #chapeltalks as we 'Deb… https://t.co/5Z7RYn86Tu
Retweeted by The CCTUmberslade Baptist Church [G II* - 1877] + earlier Timber Church built by George Frederick Muntz Jnr, a leading loc… https://t.co/6E0qwWJzzt
Retweeted by The CCT @jakebelder @cath_cov @gwimages_ Well spotted! It is such a gem of a church, isn't it? Wonderful photo btw, looks l… https://t.co/rMQPQuWFdlGiven the #winter weather & #snow parts of the UK are seeing, we thought we share some beautiful #church pics from… https://t.co/ojuEiTBshi
1/19
2021
‘Dr Wells‘s support has been enthusiastic, encouraging + efficient but also stimulating + challenging...York’s VLE… https://t.co/UECSXBwCBO
Retweeted by The CCTThis beautiful church is St John the Baptist's Church in #Mongewell. It is Grade II listed & under @TheCCT care. It… https://t.co/yMvtQgbUQk
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1/18
2021
Whilst our churches may not be accessible to all due to lockdown restrictions. We have a wealth of free digital res… https://t.co/XJVaskO5ORPutting together slides for my talk for @TheCCT on 28th Jan and thinking how, when travel is possible again, I real… https://t.co/M3tTnaVris
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1/16
2021
Victorian Double Whammy @TheCCT All Souls Haley Hill in #Halifax West Yorkshire by Sir G G Scott and All Saints' Je… https://t.co/2biz3adqZj
Retweeted by The CCTAnother chance for @TheCCT to say thank you to @HistoricEngland and @DCMS for the Heritage Stimulus Fund, this time… https://t.co/WFp2ZVmnj9
Retweeted by The CCT'Age left no trace in stone, for that the stone itself was already too old, but it made its mark in wood as in a hu… https://t.co/65JvGXBj1Y
Retweeted by The CCTThank you to all those who generously donated to the repair fund for All Saints Church, East Horndon following dam… https://t.co/lgEhobHsX0
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1/15
2021
@HowellHuws @SPAB1877 Wow! Beautiful photos! It really is an incredibly special church! Thank you for supporting it and our work! @TheCCT @SPAB1877 and so photogenic! It was this church that persuaded me to join the CCT as a member. All power… https://t.co/mh5Ac9ohkV
Retweeted by The CCT...With layers of wallpaintings, woodwork from various centuries, sculpture, blocked arches and box pews, Inglesham… https://t.co/d0gpLSauwo
Retweeted by The CCT @SPAB1877 Such a wonderful church! And one of the 356 historic churches in our care. The interior is breathtaking! https://t.co/QkzxDKnI24Overlooking water meadows, it's easy to see why the humble 13th-century church of St John the Baptist at Inglesham… https://t.co/HAXPutLMc2
Retweeted by The CCTHoly Trinity #Blythburgh, #Suffolk is called The Cathedral of the Marshes & you can see why. But this C15th #churchhttps://t.co/7G3WxpXZzBC12 carved tympanum, discovered by @TheCCT during conservation works at All Saints, Billesley, #Warwickshire. Style… https://t.co/O5t1AotaH5
Retweeted by The CCT @Oastman @SPAB1877 @CofEsuffolk @WmMorrisSocUK Absolutely. All of our lectures are recorded and you can watch them… https://t.co/RJvXcepcuo
1/14
2021
The recast Lead is going back on at our (burglar alarmed) project for the @TheCCT. All the historic graffiti has be… https://t.co/fXjgtlnIaX
Retweeted by The CCTJoin our FREE #LunchtimeLecture tomorrow with expert local historian Dr Alan Mackley from the @uniofeastanglia as w… https://t.co/VllR2VKbBdIn 1881 #Blythburgh #church in #Suffolk, falling apart was shut. This led to famous names in the art world trying t… https://t.co/BGUIo5NY8i"Churches cannot be left to collapse like medieval castles, to become picturesque ruins. They were built as the mos… https://t.co/TKGPnlfdJv
1/13
2021
More on the events at East Horndon and once again thank you for all the support that continues to come in for the F… https://t.co/L3YWYvnRVp
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1/12
2021
WOW! Since launching just 2 hours ago we've already had 283 registrations for our FREE #MaundyThursdayhttps://t.co/4E9ysvUCIFGlass, Goblets, and Dragons...gaze into Medieval art and society in York though a historic window at Holy Trinity C… https://t.co/1qiilJivnY2/2 As well as Laud, the 1930s Mowbray & Co glass at Little Bromley, Essex depicts Charles I as Charles Stuart King… https://t.co/8B9ddIb3uZ
Retweeted by The CCTAll Saints' #Cambridge @TheCCT @ExploreChurches @Ecclsoc https://t.co/0iGHRUgVoU
Retweeted by The CCTA wonderful short film made by St Andrew's #Church, #Gunton in Norfolk from @GerardStamp. Do give it a watch as it… https://t.co/itYinIYQND
1/11
2021
A lovely piece on our award winning Friends at St Wilfred’s Church Norton and the historic church we support them c… https://t.co/TAPX7Cv6Ts
Retweeted by The CCTRedgrave, #SuffolkTop20 #16. Large, lonely, atmospheric church with remarkable collection of memorials to Bacon and… https://t.co/hOi31NCJ9Y
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1/9
2021
Grade II listed St Andrew's Church and the Hopper Mausoleum stands in splendid isolation at 960ft on Kiln Pit Hill,… https://t.co/KBzkquOHFe
Retweeted by The CCTIn February 2019 this criminal gang caused around £150,000 of damage to the historic church of St Nicholas, Normant… https://t.co/tt2KAkD4eI
1/8
2021
The deadline for our travel grant award scheme for young craftspeople, aged under 30, closes on 21st Jan. Exception… https://t.co/XOEyaB8JzOAmazing lecture on the mosaics of Ravenna churches! https://t.co/ERs9OgZIH3
Retweeted by The CCTDelighted to see robust sentencing for those that target our historic buildings. It's important we preserve our her… https://t.co/P0v9HAqp9p
Retweeted by The CCTJoin us at 1pm for our 1st #LunchtimeLecture of 2021 as we explore the ancient city & churches of #ravenna & gaze u… https://t.co/Ql7NgAy3Xw @sarah_wearne @KingsCollegeLon Hi Sarah, we are working on a new system which will mean that you can watch our lect… https://t.co/xTOPYO1JbW
1/7
2021
Here is a sneak peek of tomorrow's #LunchtimeLecture with Prof. Judith Herrin from @KingsCollegeLon. We'll be explo… https://t.co/odyeSLO1YyJames Brydges, 1st Duke of Chandos was born in 1673 #onthisday. Under his patronage, Handel wrote the Chandos Anthe… https://t.co/sFVR0NN2y1
Retweeted by The CCTSay hello to our first #ChurchMonumentOfTheMonth! Each month we'll be sharing with you a #Church #monument in our c… https://t.co/duZSx22cAz
1/6
2021
First historic church visits of 2021. All Souls, Halifax and Halifax Minster. Beautiful snowy day. I do think Hali… https://t.co/Q8jtSmoxAq
Retweeted by The CCTIt's a #NewYear, & that means new FREE weekly lectures! This week Prof. Judith Herrin will be giving a fascinating… https://t.co/vHpDvmCrMq
1/4
2021
We are extremely grateful to @EssexPoliceUK for their timely intervention and will be pursuing all possible avenues… https://t.co/fZLswkhj6P...Not only did they break the law but also damaged this important 500 year old grade II listed church in the proce… https://t.co/SZH2UC4PgtCCT is very saddened that those intent on ignoring tier 4 restrictions to prevent the spread of Coronavirus broke i… https://t.co/8oFVm8jsAJ
1/1
2020
We are delighted to announce that our Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Conservation, Sarah Robinson has been… https://t.co/hHkwVEc9IZJoin us next Thursday for a FREE #LunchtimeLecture as we explore #Ravenna & the amazing Byzantine #art &… https://t.co/Zn80RaF7RGNorman doorway at St Lawrence's old church (@TheCCT), York. Formerly the N doorway, reset in the E wall of the towe… https://t.co/BmkiTxWOL5
Retweeted by The CCTJoin us next Thursday for our first #LunchtimeLecture of 2021! As with all our lectures, it is 100% free! We'll be… https://t.co/xLD2Iz0CRu
12/31
2020
Have you seen details of our 2021 lecture series? So far we've got topics on: 📜Ancient Churches 👷‍♀️Conservation Wo… https://t.co/gzZfLtF9p5Looking back at some of this year’s lunchtime lectures is a real treat! Watch a fascinating lecture called ‘Macabre… https://t.co/Yzy0J1N2vtDiscover 'How to Read a Church' with our free Google Arts & Culture exhibits. Explore and learn in incredible detai… https://t.co/EksQkwCjtq
12/30
2020
Obligatory snaps whilst walking through the grounds of St John's, Leeds, whilst doing some odd jobs about town. Lo… https://t.co/EE7S2QhkBy
Retweeted by The CCTOn the 850th anniversary of the murder of Thomas Beckett, we look back at one of our recent lectures with… https://t.co/k79sks48BXWe're looking forward to sharing with you lots of wonderful conservation stories in 2021! Read about how we conserv… https://t.co/OlRgKdIP0G
12/29
2020
Thanks to a £1.35million grant received from the #CultureRecoveryFund, @TheCCT will be undertaking works to repair… https://t.co/LbW5coyOBP
Retweeted by The CCTWe’re looking back at this year’s lunchtime lectures. Here is a fascinating talk called ‘Making Headway with a Head… https://t.co/zZguY9Gbiy
12/28
2020
Little did we know when we started our lunchtime lectures in May, just how successful they would be. We will be bac… https://t.co/qrnmeaqMArAt the CCT we believe that churches should be open to everyone & that includes our four-legged friends too! Discove… https://t.co/ewrt1cCLGH
12/27
2020
And it has a triple-decker pulpit! Great photos! https://t.co/MGZpiz6WI7
Retweeted by The CCT"Good King Wenceslas look’d out, On the Feast of Stephen" Happy #StStephensDay! Here is St Stephen's, Fylingdales… https://t.co/FMI9HKNBhU
12/26
2020
What a wonderful set of pictures to illustrate the poem Christmas by John Betjeman https://t.co/uecDEZJYuC
Retweeted by The CCTHappy Christmas everyone. For our final #DigitalAdventCalendar door, we look back at one of our best- loved Christm… https://t.co/K5JjCDbkuYNo love that in a family dwells, No carolling in frosty air, Nor all the steeple-shaking bells Can with thi… https://t.co/Rya2TK3BPUAnd is it true? For if it is, No loving fingers tying strings Around those tissued fripperies, The sweet an… https://t.co/PWGTfOGzIuAnd is it true? And is it true, This most tremendous tale of all, Seen in a stained-glass window's hue, A B… https://t.co/ThXVQrB3RLAnd girls in slacks remember Dad, And oafish louts remember Mum, And sleepless children's hearts are glad.… https://t.co/o96hKlXxEjAnd London shops on Christmas Eve Are strung with silver bells and flowers As hurrying clerks the City leave… https://t.co/dvLkacTYTBProvincial Public Houses blaze And Corporation tramcars clang, On lighted tenements I gaze Where paper deco… https://t.co/ZGlEbez4wpThe holly in the windy hedge And round the Manor House the yew Will soon be stripped to deck the ledge, The… https://t.co/CmFh0GRRxo#Christmas by John #Betjeman (1954) The bells of waiting Advent ring, The Tortoise stove is lit again And lamp-… https://t.co/X18eyxqRrd
12/25
2020
If you enjoyed my Christmas Eve reading of 'There Was A Man Dwelt By A Churchyard' by M.R. James for @TheCCT (you c… https://t.co/YWcf5diakP
Retweeted by The CCTDon’t forget folks 5pm @DrFrancisYoung reading ghost stories... https://t.co/npN9iREAjY
Retweeted by The CCT @friendschurches @WillKnocker Thanks for your support Will! Have a wonderful Christmas🎄!Join us at 5pm as we revive the #Christmas #Folklore tradition of telling #GhostStories on #ChristmasEve. Historian… https://t.co/XBrMVksyGkBehind today's door of our #DigitalAdventCalendar is something spooky for Christmas Eve. Join us at 1 pm today, whe… https://t.co/U9K08Szjg0
12/24
2020
Tis the time to be thankful, and something I have been most grateful for in 2020 were the weekly lunchtime lectures… https://t.co/DcQFXm6YfZ
Retweeted by The CCT @hmchilvers Thanks Helen! We're busy on next year's series and we've got some amazing lectures lined up already! Th… https://t.co/Fe2L2l2bFKSpending the morning catching up on some of the great @TheCCT lunchtime lectures on YouTube. They're fascinating an… https://t.co/pTL7ZlbGxz
Retweeted by The CCTSometimes the best view of a #church is a bird's eye one. Here are 3 churches in our care that have either had ur… https://t.co/wi7jfEjtulIn today's #DigitalAdventCalendar, we find out about the meaning of Christingles: https://t.co/mkrpPOAlkA https://t.co/nOnHqydau0The chapel at Yatton, in a secluded valley with just an ancient farmhouse for company. Earth floor. Nothing inside… https://t.co/qxlTfS4nDc
Retweeted by The CCTSt Wilfrid, Church Norton, West Sussex. Despite its appearance as a cemetery chapel, it is the C13 chancel of a lar… https://t.co/nqx6VFwrjr
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12/23
2020
We are delighted that so many of our church communities have been coming together for digital Christmas events. In… https://t.co/nwXCJSddUgOur Chief Executive @PeterAiers would like to wish all of our supporters and partners a Merry Christmas and thank t… https://t.co/KKMBGaD2hZIn today's #DigitalAdventCalendar, we find out about festive crafts with piggies and oranges:… https://t.co/vENtUEihkj
12/22
2020
All Saints, Billesley, #Warwickshire @TheCCT A small church with bellcote, rebuilt in 1692. The oculus window is… https://t.co/tgdBjp5Asb
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12/21
2020

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