Society for the study and conservation of ancient and historic buildings and craftsmanship in the UK
Promotes the study of archaeology, art and architecture and promotes the preservation of antiquities
Discovering and recording creative art, craftmanship and all things worthy of recording inside the nation’s places of worship, with their historical, community and religious significance.
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Right: detail from the monumental brass to Ralph Hamsterley, rector, fellow of Merton College, Oxford, [died 1518], represented as a skeleton in shroud eaten by worms, from Oddington, Oxfordshire. Photo: ©Martin Stuchfield