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  Landmark Trust USA
The Landmark Trust USA rescued these properties from abandonment and neglect and now offers them for vacation rentals.
The Amos Brown House of 1802 was in desperate need of repairs when The Landmark Trust USA acquired it.
Set on 30 acres of forest and meadow, this now fully restored house offers the opportunity to muse on 200 years of history or simply enjoy the peace of the countryside close to lakes and ski areas.
www.landmarktrustusa.org   (258 words)

  Landmark Trust - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Landmark Trust is a British building conservation charity, founded in 1965 by Sir John and Lady Smith, that rescues buildings of historic interest or architectural merit and then gives them a new life by making them available for holiday rental.
The trust currently (in 2006) has 183 properties, ranging from grand to modest in scale.
Most trust properties are scattered throughout England, Scotland and Wales.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Landmark_Trust   (320 words)

 Waitrose.com - About The Landmark Trust
The Landmark Trust is a independent charity, founded by John and Christian Smith in 1965.
The variety of buildings now looked after by the Trust is astonishing : a fort, a railway station, a Martello tower, a lighthouse, an arsenic mine, a water tower and various castles, towers, garden buildings and follies.
Now there are over 168 Landmarks all over Britain and in the Channel Islands, as well as four in Italy and one in the USA.
www.waitrose.com /lifestyle/travel/landmarktrust/about.asp   (175 words)

 Landmark Education: Experience, Investigation, Research & Analysis
Fisher actually did a study on Landmark participants which concluded that there was no evidence of the participants being transformed in any way other than short term perceived control over their lives, dependent upon the Landmark training to maintain that perception of control.
Landmark is training and coaching a way of living that makes you feel powerful but truly only provides short term "wins" with no long term consistency of life except at Landmark.
Landmark gets free labor and more participants, more money in the corporate pocket; however, it appears that the participants may never reach any level of long term peace and happiness if they stay internally oriented and terminating by nature except to stay in the Landmark structure.
www.rickross.com /reference/landmark/LandmarkEd.html   (4701 words)

 Landmark Trust   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The Landmark Trust is a building preservation charity that rescues historic and architecturally interesting buildings and their surroundings from neglect and, once restored, gives them new life by letting them for holidays.
The Landmark Trust is a charity that rescues and restores worthwhile historic...
Established in 1991, The Landmark Trust USA is a tax-exempt nonprofit that rescues historic properties in distress.
cornwallcottages.milscornwall.com /landmarktrust   (1196 words)

 Landmark Communications, Inc.
I am proud that Landmark's papers, at least, are not mired in that gloom.
Landmark papers offer examples of the firm and thoughtful judgment needed before going into print with investigative pieces.
Landmark papers try to correct mistakes promptly and fully and prominently enough to mend the damage.
www.landmarkcom.com /about/speeches5.php   (2423 words)

 Landmark (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Landmark decision, a term denoting a legal ruling of great import
Landmark Trust, a British charity that rescues and restores historic buildings that are at risk
Landmark Theatres, a theatre chain in the United States
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Landmark   (168 words)

 Travel | Rhode Island news | projo.com | The Providence Journal
The Landmark Trust is not the only preservation charity that rents holiday homes, although it is the only one I have used.
Many National Trust properties are well under $1,000 per week (depending on the exchange rate), some even under $500 per week, while the high-end offerings appear as stunning as the Landmark Trust properties.
Landmark Trust for Ireland: All properties may be viewed online at irishlandmark.com.
www.projo.com /travel/content/projo_20050424_landmark.19c416f.html   (3430 words)

 The Landmark Trust | Crownhill Fort
It is the stated policy of the Landmark Trust that it will act in accordance with current legislation and aims to meet current best practice with regard to the processing of personal data.
The Landmark Trust is registered as a data controller in the United Kingdom under the Data Protection Act 1998.
The Landmark Trust shall only use your data for the purposes for which it is provided or for purposes to which you have consented.
www.landmarktrust.org.uk /otherOptions/privacy.htm   (323 words)

 USATODAY.com - Travel - News - British nonprofit group restores 1802 Vermont home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Purchased by the nonprofit Britain-based Landmark Trust three years ago, the house, Whitingham's oldest, has been lovingly restored to something like the intentions of its original 1802 builders, and is being rented out to visitors from all over the world.
To educate, the Trust has stocked the three-bedroom house — as it does all its properties — with a library of books about the place and time when it was built.
The Landmark Trust hired a University of Vermont graduate student to research the farm.
www.usatoday.com /travel/news/features/2003/2003-06-16-amos.htm   (937 words)

 Naulakha, Rudyard Kipling's Vermont residence, now an historic Inn
Landmark Trust properties are not restored to be museums, but for use as unconventional guest homes.
The house later passed to their son, but it was virtually mothballed for the last fifty years until the Landmark Trust purchased it in 1992 for $320,000.
Naulakha is the Landmark Trust's first property in North America; its many other restoration projects include several English castles and a lease on a floor in the Roman flat were Shelley and Keats once lived.
www.fabuloustravel.com /usa/kipling/kipling.html   (1649 words)

 Waitrose.com - Landmark Trust
The Landmark Trust is a charity that rescues and restores worthwhile historic buildings at risk, and then gives them a new life by letting them for holidays.
The Trust promotes the enjoyment and appreciation of such buildings, and the income generated pays for their continuing maintenance.
Waitrose.com is working in partnership with the Landmark Trust to offer you information about the work of the Trust and special access to the Landmark Trust's late availability listings.
www.waitrose.com /lifestyle/travel/landmarktrust/index.asp   (84 words)

 The Mihai Eminescu Trust   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The Trust buys at least one house in each commune in which to carry out a model guesthouse conversion along the lines of the prestigious Landmark Trust.
At Malancrav, the Trust has bought and is restoring a romantic abandoned Manor House that was the centre of the village from the 16th century.
The Trust's first Whole Village Projects are in the Saxon villages in the area bounded by Sibiu-Medias-Sighisoara-Brasov, where the unique architecture of the houses and churches and the social cohesion of the villages are both under immediate threat owing to the emigration of the majority of Saxons.
www.mihaieminescutrust.org /content/nd_village.asp?n=91   (705 words)

 American House Museums in the 21st Century: An Athenæum of Philadelphia Symposium
It is one of the great strengths of the Landmark Trust that now, with 167 buildings, we can say with reasonable safety that expensive though it is to maintain these buildings, this cost is met from holiday lettings and that once restored their future is secure without a supporting endowment.
For the Landmark Trust, the key to this particular door was the Manifold Trust, which Sir John created as a solely grant-giving Trust which provided the resources to put this novel idea into practice.
The Landmark Trust is not part of any government; it is an independent charity, although it is entitled to receive the same grants for the preservation of buildings as any other private owner.
www.philaathenaeum.org /hmuseum/pearce.htm   (5734 words)

 Torchbox - The Landmark Trust
The Landmark Trust is a building preservation charity based in a scenic location in Berkshire, established to rescue historic and architecturally interesting buildings and their surroundings from neglect and, when restored, to give them new life by letting them for holidays.
We worked with the Landmark Trust to create a clear but striking website that is as much a pleasure to use as Landmark's acclaimed Handbook.
We are always glad to work with the Landmark Trust because of the important nature of the work that they do, and for being able to have access to such a wonderful library of thousands of images.
www.torchbox.com /clients/the_landmark_trust/index.html   (327 words)

 Madison Trust for Historic Preservation
The Trust began making nominations in 1991, and since then, has nominated more than 30 properties for landmark designation.
Nominated properties are those that have historic significance, have maintained the historic integrity of the façade, or have constructed additions that comply with the historic design, detail and character of the original property.
Nominated properties are reviewed by the Landmarks Commission and recommendations are sent to the Madison City Council for a final vote.
www.madisontrust.org /gallery/landmarks/index.html   (105 words)

 Telegraph | Entertainment | The reluctant Landmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
It was Sir John Smith, founder of the Landmark Trust, who came up with the ingenious idea that the best way to preserve vulnerable small historic buildings, and to keep them free from the trappings of modern life, was to restore them and give them a new life as holiday homes.
This is a serious conservation issue that the Landmark Trust is ideally placed to respond to, but if it takes the architect banging on its door and refusing to accept no for an answer to take on a house then it is likely to fumble the issue.
What is needed is for the Landmark Trust to make it publicly known that it is very keen to take on such properties, that it considers them equally as deserving as its more traditional properties.
www.telegraph.co.uk /arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2003/09/27/baview27.xml&sSheet=/arts/2003/10/04/ixartsarchleft.html   (932 words)

 Country Life : Landmark Trust: Clavell Tower   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The Landmark Trust is still appraising final repair costs, but estimates made by the Clavell Tower Trust last year indicate that it would take some £500,000 to secure the tower's future.
The Landmark Trust appeal is backed by PD James, whose novel The Black Tower was inspired by Clavell.
Donations towards the rescue of Clavell Tower can be made by visiting the Landmark Trust website, contacting them on +44 (0)1628 825920 or writing to the Landmark Trust, Shottesbrooke, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 3SW.
www.countrylife.co.uk /artsantiques/architecture/landmark_clavell.php   (531 words)

 Reviews: Landmark Trust Handbook
The Landmark Trust Handbook can't be purchased at a bookstore, available only through Britain's Landmark Trust for $25.
The Landmark Trust website has a frequently-updated.pdf file you can download and see when each property is available, a good two years in advance.
The landmarks are rented for three, four and seven day stretches, and to give you an idea of price, the two lucky people staying at Swarkestone Pavilion pay £216 for a week of bathroom roof-scampering in winter, £452 in summer.
www.getlostmagazine.com /reviews/2001/0110landmark/landmark.html   (737 words)

 The Landmark Trust 40th Anniversary Raffle 2006
The Landmark raffle is an opportunity for you to win the Landmark holiday you have always dreamed of, while raising vital funds to save endangered historic buildings.
A complete list of winners will be available from the Landmark Trust on 01628 825920 or on www.landmarktrust.org.uk from 19 May 2006.
Landmark Trading Shottesbrooke Ltd is registered with the Gaming Board for Great Britain under schedule 1A of the Lottery and Amusement Act 1976.
landmarktbx.torchboxapps.com /otherOptions/raffle   (372 words)

 John Goodhue v. Landmark Trust U.S.A., Inc.
In August 2001, Landmark Trust U.S.A., Incorporated, filed a motion to remove Goodhue from this position.
While this appeal was pending, Landmark moved for immediate execution of the probate court' s removal order pursuant to V.R.P.P. 62(b).
In December 2002, the trial court granted Landmark' s motion to dismiss after concluding that the probate court' s disallowance of certain interim accounting figures was not a " final order" subject to appeal.
www.vermontjudiciary.org /upeo/eo02550.htm   (847 words)

 Jeanette Winterson - Journalism - Building Design - Landmark Trust
Founder of the Trust, Sir John Smith, defined 'holiday let' in his own terms, which were those of a mildly eccentric, confident Englishman of a certain class, with strong views on taste.
It is a pity though, when one of the Trust's stated aims is 'opening the eyes of as many people as possible.' Landmark wants us to notice buildings, look again at the environment, and understand the relationship between both.
Landmark is an amazing success story, and one that seems hardly credible in People's Britain, where cultural ideals are attacked as elitist and the media is the arbiter of taste.
www.jeanettewinterson.com /pages/content/index.asp?PageID=201   (589 words)

 Landmark trust on Find-a-Needle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
HomepageThe Landmark Trust is a building preservation charity that rescues historic and architecturally interesting buildings and their surroundings from neglect and, once restored, gives them new life by letting them for holidays.
Lundy IslandThe Landmark Trust is a building preservation charity that rescues historic and architecturally interesting buildings and their surroundings from neglect and, once restored, gives them new life by letting them for holidays.
The Landmark Trust is a building preservation charity, established to rescue historic and...
uk.find-a-needle.com /travel/landmark_trust.htm   (708 words)

 Europa Nostra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The income generated is used to maintain buildings in perpetuity, and a wide range of people are given the opportunity to experience a historic property as their own.
Depuis sa fondation en 1965, le ‘Landmark Trust’ est devenu l’une des principales organisations de sauvegarde du patrimoine immobilier en Grande-Bretagne.
Chaque année, le ‘Landmark Trust’ se charge de quatre ou cinq édifices menacés.
www.europanostra.org /lang_en/awards_2004/uk_landmark.htm   (552 words)

 National Historic Landmark | Connecticut Trust For Historic Preservation
National Historic Landmarks are places where significant historical events occurred, where prominent Americans worked or lived, that represent those ideas that shaped the nation, that provide important information about our past, or that are outstanding examples of design or construction.
Landmark owners can also receive a bronze plaque identifying the Landmark status of the structure.
Connecticut has 60 National Historic Landmarks including the 1720 Stanley Whitman House in Farmington, the Yale Bowl in New Haven, the Sabino, Excursion Steamer in Stonington and the 1949 Philip Johnson Glass House in New Cannan.
www.cttrust.org /index.cgi/1019   (466 words)

 Country Life : The Ruin, Landmark Trust   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Stonemasons were in the process of shifting, stitching and pointing the structure back together when Colin Briden, a buildings archaeologist commissioned by the Landmark Trust to analyse the building, noticed the similar between the elevation ofthe ruin and Capriccio on Ruins, a large watercolour painted by Robert Adam.
According to the Landmark Trust, the east elevation of the ruin corresponds so closely to the watercolour that there can be little doubt that William Aislabie saw Adam's painting and based the elevation upon it.
Mowbray Point, upon which The Ruin sits, was then leased to the Landmark Trust and the restoration is of it is part of a wider project taking place at Hackfall.
www.countrylife.co.uk /artsantiques/architecture/save_theruin.php   (546 words)

 Bath Preservation Trust: Beckfords Tower
In 1997 with the aid of the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous contributions to a public appeal the Beckford Tower Trust embarked on a major programme of repairs, involving the total reconstruction of the Tower's ornate lantern and the redecoration of the sumptuous Belvedere and Tower staircase.
The Landmark Trust is a charity devoted to rescuing and restoring historical buildings, giving them a new lease of life by letting them as holiday accommodation.
The Beckford Tower Trust, in partnership with BandNES Council and Walcot Parish, are dedicated to the restoration of these monuments and the continuing conservation of the surrounding ecology and landscape of Lansdown Cemetery.
www.bath-preservation-trust.org.uk /museums/beckford/projects.php   (469 words)

 Guardian | In praise of... the Landmark Trust   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Step by step, without much fuss or national attention, the Landmark Trust has gone about its double task of saving remarkable buildings from ruin and providing engaging, distinctive and fairly affordable places for people to stay.
Among the many good things about Landmark's work is that the places it saves do not become museum pieces but earn their keep through the rent visitors pay to stay in them.
Landmark devotees all have their favourites: Fort Clonque on Alderney, cut off at high tide, or Lundy island, with its birds and pub in the Bristol channel, or the 18th-century Pineapple at Dunmore in Scotland - but even the most humble offer a charming way to see a new part of Britain.
www.guardian.co.uk /print/0,,329459227-103682,00.html   (265 words)

 572 Pershore Road - Landmark Trust Holidays
This was for the Landmark Trust, a charity whose raison d'être was to acquire and renovate old buildings that were in some way exceptional or distinctive - castles, manors, follies, that sort of thing - and then hire them out to holiday makers.
By this time I'd already developed a fair amount of longing for a castle of my very own (no sign of it happening just yet, sadly), and spent several weekends stopping over in various ones, so the idea of having the full run of a place like that for an entire week was irresistible.
Naturally (?) enough the majority of people that went on this holiday were also members of the 572 crowd, and while the cast list has varied a bit from year to year this is generally known as the "572 Annual Holiday".
homepage.ntlworld.com /darktower/lackey/pics/landmark/index.htm   (242 words)

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