Category: Projects

Here are examples of past projects funded by Essex Heritage Trust.

Walton Maritime Museum

Essex Heritage Trust awarded a grant to the newly listed Grade II, Old Lifeboat House, now Walton’s Maritime Museum, for the conservation of its commemorative marble plaque and terracotta roundels. Badly eroded by frost damage,...

Public Monuments and Sculpture Association

The PMSA has been recording permanent public sculpture since 1997, and in 2016 it commenced in the County of Essex. This area was to be the subject of a new approach to recording, using...

Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome

Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome (SMGWA) is a historical and community treasure, now emerging from its decades-long rest. Located less than 12 miles from Chelmsford, nestled deep in the rural fields of Maldon District,...

Beecroft Art Gallery

The Beecroft Art Gallery has recently reopened its doors after being relocated to a very large building on Victoria Avenue in Southend-on-Sea that was previously home to the Southend Library. During this large-scale gallery...

Saffron Walden Museum

A remarkable archaeological find has been secured by Saffron Walden Museum, thanks to grants from the Essex Heritage Trust and several national funding organisations. The large gold finger ring, measuring up to 27mm across...

Finchingfield Guildhall

Finchingfield Guildhall

Finchingfield Guildhall awarded £10,000 in July 2010 towards archaeological excavations prior to the restoration project of the 15th century building. By 2010 Finchingfield Guildhall was unusable, dangerous and on the At Risk Register. A...

Lilleshall Engine

Lilleshall Engine

A £5,000 grant in 2009 to The Museum of Power for the restoration of the Lilleshall Engine. The Museum of Power has restored the unique sight and sound of steam to the former Langford...