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Thank you to Michael Fieldsend for allowing us to use his wonderful photographs on our site: http://www.michaelfieldsend.com/

Bernard Ellis Musical Intruments - Bernard specialised in making early string instruments from his workshop in Wigmore. The instruments were either copies of originals or researched and based on historical sources.  His widow, Megan has kindly allowed us to reproduce this document which is a wonderful resource for students, musicians and anyone interested in early string instruments: please download this PDF.  Thank you so much to Keith at sprout.uk.com  for putting the document together for us.

We recently excavated a Victorian hypocaust heating system that was installed around the time of Bodley's restorations in the 1860's.  Frank Ferris from Hevac-Heritage has written up a very interesting report  that includes some photos and a camera of the ducting - here is the link and thank you Frank.   http://www.hevac-heritage.org/items_of_interest/heating/churches_&_chapels/wigmore_church/wigmore_church.htm

Heritage Lottery Fund  https://www.hlf.org.uk/

English Heritage  http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/wigmore-castle/ 

Historic England https://www.historicengland.org.uk/ 

Churches Conservation Trust  https://www.visitchurches.org.uk/

Mortimer History Society http://mortimerhistorysociety.org.uk/ 

Mortimer Villages http://www.mortimervillages.co.uk/ 

Aymestry Village http://aymestrey.org/wp/

Explore Mortimer Country http://www.exploremortimercountry.com/ 

Visit Herefordshire Churches  http://www.visitherefordshirechurches.co.uk/

Wigmore Castle Excavations 1996 and 1998 by Stephanie Ratkai  Society for Medieval Archaeology Monograph 34 http://www.oxbowbooks.com/oxbow/wigmore-castle-north-herefordshire.html 

The Society for Medieval Archaeology http://www.medievalarchaeology.co.uk/ 

The Heritage Trust Network http://heritagetrustnetwork.org.uk/

For local events see: http://www.wherecanwego.com

 

Wigmore Centre – Living History

The Wigmore Centre CIC has been supported by a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Thanks to National Lottery players, we have been able to commence the development phase of the transformation of St James’ Church into an Interpretive, Heritage and Community Centre.

©The Wigmore Centre CIC 2017