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Victorian and Edwardian buildings are irreplaceable, cherished, diverse, beautiful, familiar and part of our everyday life. The Victorian Society is the champion for these buildings. Read about what we do.


New legal challenge to school plans for Conan Doyle’s former home

Tuesday 28 July: A campaigner has launched a fresh legal challenge to Waverley Borough Council’s decision to approve controversial plans to turn Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s former home,‘Undershaw’, into a special school.

Dalton Grange

Huddersfield’s Dalton Grange listed

Thursday 23 July: Victorian country house, Dalton Grange, which was set to be demolished under plans submitted to the Council, has now received Grade II-listing following an application supported by the Victorian Society.

Alchemist Battersea 2

Battersea pub demolished without permission

Tuesday 14 July: We urge the Council to reject the developer’s subsequent application for retrospective planning permission.

All Saint's fleet

Act swiftly to restore burnt historic church

Tuesday 23 June: The tragic fire at William Burges’ All Saint’s Church in Fleet, Hampshire, should not be the end for the town’s best building.

Kings College London Strand Buildings 2

King’s College London withdraws Strand demolition plans.

Friday 19 June: We welcome King’s College London’s withdrawal of its plan to demolish its historic Strand buildings.

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