While the press has been inundated by flooding stories and fears of terrorist attacks by Islamic State in the run up to Christmas , the government slipped out a genuine good news announcement for fans of ” Lawrence of Arabia “.
The heritage minister, Tracey Crouch, announced that Clouds Hill, the tiny home of T E Lawrence , near Wareham in Dorset has been given Grade II * status – an Historic England accolade given to only a few hundred buildings in England. The ruling gives its special protection.
The decision taken 80 years after Lawrence’s death has been given no coverage by the press but is a piece of living history for anyone interested in…
Source: A rare accolade to ” Lawrence of Arabia “ | David Hencke