Category Archives: Heritage

St Peter and St Paul church, Church Warsop, Nottinghamshire

St Peter and St Paul church at Church Warsop, Nottinghamshire, has been providing spiritual aid for those who have been involved in farming, limestone quarrying, coal mining, and other industries for about 1,000 years. I happen to drive past this church quite by accident and what a lovely building it is. 

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Istrain Kažun, Derbyshire

Istrain Kažun

The strange dry stone shelter located on the Tissington trail near Parsley Hay, Peak District of Derbyshire with it’s corbelled roof (also referred to as a hidden or false doom), is a traditional building in the Istrain Penninsula of north west Croatia.

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If Walls Could Talk

“If Walls Could talk”

A hidden History

A new documentary by Roland Keates

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Earl Grey Tower

Earl Grey Tower

I had read about Earl Grey Tower in many walking books of Derbyshire and I had wanted to visit the tower many times, but time has never given me this chance. Today I had this opportunity and all I could do was sit in awe of a sight of this once great tower. Read more

Tadeusz Gorecki

Tadeusz Gorecki

Gorecki Means “a person from Górka, Poland”.
Górka is a town in Poland whose name was ultimately derived from the Slavic gora “mountain”

I’ve been researching my grandfather (Tadeusz Gorecki) war history since 2005 and as off today 30th May 2015, my research had dried up considerably. What I knew about my grandfather and his war record was very limited in the first place, he never spoke of the war, had no visible signs of the war. So whats so special about my grandfather?

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