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Victorian Society reveals top ten most endangered buildings

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The Victorian Society has released its annual list of the most endangered Victorian and Edwardian buildings in England and Wales

According to the conservation campaigners the list of buildings - all of which are either Grade II* or Grade II-listed - are ‘at risk of being lost if action is not taken in the immediate future’.

The buildings include a giant cantilever crane on the Isle of Wight, the huge Tonedale Mill complex in Somerset and Sheffield’s Crimean War Memorial, which has been hidden in Council storage for more than a decade.

Chris Costelloe, director of the Victorian Society, said: ‘Once again the number of nominations from the public has demonstrated that it cares about preserving Victorian and Edwardian buildings. Those we selected for the Top Ten are those in the most urgent need of help now, but they also illustrate the problems faced by many more buildings around the country.’

Victorian Society’s top ten endangered Victorian and Edwardian buildings

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Hammerhead crane, Cowes, Isle of Wight (1912, Babcock and Wilcox, Grade II*)

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Greengate Baths, Salford (1855, Thomas Worthington, Grade II*)

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Former Wesley Methodist Chapel, Wesley Square, Hartlepool (1871-73, Hill and Swan, Grade II)

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Coal Exchange, Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff (1883, Edwin Seward, Grade II*)

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All Souls church, Hastings, East Sussex (1890, Sir Arthur Blomfield, Grade II*)

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Tonedale Mill, Wellington, Somerset (Continuously enlarged and re-modelled between c.1800 and c.1920, Grade II*)

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Abney Park Cemetery Chapel, Stoke Newington, Hackney, London(1840, William Hosking, Grade II)

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Navigation Colliery, Crumlin, Wales (1907-1911, Partridge Jones and Company, Grade II*/ Grade II)

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Trentham Hall, near Stoke-on-Trent (1840, Sir Charles Barry, Grade II*)

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Crimean War Monument, Sheffield, Yorkshire & the Humber (1858, G Goldie, Grade II)

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