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When does a building cross the heritage time line?

English Heritage certainly has taken a new direction under its new management. Having stopped wasting £5 million on the wrong sort of public private partnerships, it now comm -issions public opinion polls to find out whether the public prefers its heritage artifacts before 1950 or after - as if conservation policy could be ordered up like a dish in a restaurant.Where there used to be meta-wisdom at work, consenting and refusing with all the exalted mystery of the selection of a ...

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