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Griff Rhys Jones launches 2015 Top Ten Endangered Buildings list

Top Ten Endangered Victorian and Edwardian Buildings in England and Wales 2015 revealed


    Sheffield’s missing Crimean War Monument

    This tribute to Britain’s war dead has been broken up and placed in storage for over ten years, the column feared lost. We call on Sheffield Council to set out its plans for the monument in time for Remembrance Day.


      Trentham Hall, Staffordshire

      Once part of England’s grandest country houses, mostly demolished in 1912 due to pollution in the River Trent, the remains give an idea of the Hall’s former glory but are in a very poor state


        Crumlin Navigation Colliery

        A nationally important, nearly complete, complex of both Grade II* and II buildings. Plans for use as community hub at risk due to pollution


          Abney Park Cemetery Chapel, Stoke Newington

          The oldest surviving non-denominational chapel in Europe, and Hosking’s only surviving public building, is now a picturesque ruin on the brink of being lost without immediate action


            Tonedale Mill, Somerset

            Plans to redevelop the site fell through during the recession, but as the housing market recovers, is a sensitive housing scheme now viable?


              All Souls Church, Hastings, East Sussex

              Grade II*-listed church at risk of demolition


                Cardiff Coal Exchange

                Declared unsafe and in imminent danger of collapse by Cardiff Council in 2013, a thorough heritage assessment is urgently needed


                  Hartlepool’s former Wesley Chapel

                  Prominent Grade II-listed landmark deteriorating while awaiting hotel conversion


                    Greengate Public Baths, Salford

                    Action needed to save this rare survival of a handsome early public baths designed by one of Manchester’s best 19th century architects


                      Hammerhead crane, Isle of Wight

                      Giant cantilever crane in Cowes used for the production of naval warships


                        Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings 2014 revealed

                        The Victorian Society annouces the Top Ten following a national appeal for nominations


                          Palace Theatre, Plymouth

                          Flamboyant theatre, one of Plymouth's finest buildings, continues to decay


                            Royal Victorian Pavilion in Ramsgate

                            Seafront pavilion dilapidated and neglected


                              Winteringham School and School Board Offices, Grimsby, Lincolnshire

                              16/10/2013

                              Charming former College of Art & Design and gabled offices in critical condition


                                St John’s Church, Crawshawbooth, Lancashire

                                Catastrophic damage caused by lead theft


                                  Haggerston Baths, Hackney, London

                                  Neglected public baths in search of new role


                                    Fenton Town Hall, Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent

                                    Public access to WWI memorial and fine vaulted chamber at risk


                                      Jumbo Water Tower, Colchester

                                      Colchester’s skyline at risk from insensitive redevelopment


                                        Heeley Bank School, Sheffield

                                        Closure and vandalism hit fine Victorian school



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