Heritage Open Days

This weekend heritage sites around the region are opening their doors to the public. This week, we are visiting a number of those hidden gems.

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A look inside 'Pugin land'

This week is Heritage Open Week with some of the most historic buildings in England being opened to the public. To celebrate we are looking at some of the Midland's most celebrated buildings. Today we explore AWN Pugin's best work.

Born in 1st March 1812 AWN Pugin is best known nationally for his work in the Houses of Parliament, but Cheadle in Staffordshire is nationally recognised as "Pugin land" for its 14 buildings designed by him including 'Pugin's Gem' St Giles, Cheadle.

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