The Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain was founded in 1956. It is a group of people from the UK and beyond who are interested in the history of architecture, of all places and all periods of time. Some members are academics, some work in architectural practice and conservation, while for others their interest in architectural history is independent of their professional background or education.  We have a large and active membership.

The Society organises lectures, study days, foreign tours, conferences, symposia, and graduate student workshops. It makes grants towards the costs of research and publication, and provides funding for students working on Ph.D.s in architectural history. It is also well-known for its peer-reviewed journal, Architectural History, which is sent free to members, is found in subscribing libraries around the world, and is now also readily accessed online via JSTOR.

This website provides information on the Society’s activities, publications and funding opportunities.  It is complemented by our Twitter feed, Facebook page and YouTube channel.

If you are not already a member: join us!

For public statements by the Society, see here.

On #SAHGB Annual Study Tour, we will be having a private drinks reception & dinner at @ComptonVerney. The house has #RobertAdam alterations and a landscaped park by #CapabilityBrown @BrownCapability. Places still available! Info & booking on our website:

The Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain @TheSAHGB – Coventry and Warwickshire Study Tour, 29 Aug - 1 Sep, explore the region’s historic built environment, often providing privileged access to sites and monuments across the county...

As part of the #SAHGB Annual Study Tour, we are offering focused tours that explore varied themes. If any of the below sound of interest, there's more info (and registration) on our website: / #twitterstorians #architecture #architecturalhistory #studytour

This year’s Annual Study Tour will give a flavour of the variety of architecture emerging from #Warwickshire's history. We'll visit & study buildings such as Kenilworth Castle, the Beauchamp Chapel at St. Mary’s Church, & Stoneleigh Abbey. Register online:


The Annual Study Tour will examine the extensive mid-century reconstruction of #Coventry city centre, with a focus on the Gibson Plan precinct and twentieth-century city centre (led by Sarah Wolford & @OSaumarezSmith). You can still join us! Booking here:

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