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Southwell & District Local History Society Established in 1983


Registered Charity No. 1135591

Southwell Heritage Trust (SHT) was incorporated as a private limited company, limited by guarantee, in January 2010, and is a registered charity.  The trustees and members of the Trust are drawn from various heritage groups, the town council, and other interested parties.  The Objects are:

To secure the preservation and protection of features of special historic interest for the benefit of the nation.

To facilitate and enhance public knowledge, appreciation and enjoyment of the rich heritage of Southwell.

To establish and maintain a Heritage Centre in Southwell.

In furtherance of the objectives of the charity the Trust is the promoter of the Discovering Southwell Project:

Linking Place, Community and Culture

‘Discovering Southwell’ is an ambitious project to celebrate the people, places, history, culture and nature of Southwell.  It is dedicated to encouraging a deeper connection to Southwell through stories, objects and shared experiences of its past, present and future.  It is for everybody who lives, works, trades, visits and enjoys being in Southwell.

Further details will be released shortly on a new website that is being developed:


Please note your diary for the following event:

‘Discovering Southwell’ Public Meeting

Everyone is welcome to attend a  public meeting in Southwell Methodist Church on

Thursday 19th September at 7.00 p.m. to hear the results of the public consultation exercise and to hear more about the progress of the project.

Watch out for further details in The Bramley

Visit: www.discoveringsouthwell.org