Tag: explore

Heritage Walks for all the family…

Are you new to the area? Want to learn more about your local heritage and explore historic maps?     Know Your Place are running a series of FREE HERITAGE WALKS around the region to help you discover your local heritage on the go. Attend an introductory talk and bring your smart phones and tablets to […]

Unexpected adventure in the Archives

In our latest guest blog, Marian Carroll shares her experience of mapping archival collections onto Know Your Place – and the unexpected adventure this inspired. Marian Carroll is a volunteer working at Gloucestershire Archives with her husband, David. Back in June 2016 they received training in preparing collections for mapping onto Know Your Place. They have been putting […]

Announcing the launch of Know Your Place in Wiltshire, Bath & NE Somerset and Gloucestershire

Know Your Place project puts three more counties on the map For the first time, historic maps and heritage data of Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, and Bath and North East Somerset are now freely available online in one place, thanks to the latest expansion of Know Your Place West of England. From Stonehenge to Swindon, Keynsham to the Cotswolds, Salisbury plain to […]