Published: 13th Sep 2019

Everton Library, Liverpool. National architecture charity the Victorian Society has published its annual top ten most endangered Victorian and Edwardian buildings in England and Wales. Now in its twelfth year, the campaign aims to expose the plight of these buildings in the hope that increased awareness and appreciation will help to save them. The public nominates buildings to be featured in the list, and the Victorian Society then decides the most endangered from these public nominations. The actor Griff Rhys Jones, president of the Victorian Society, said: ‘It is both inspiring and saddening to see this list. Who would have thought that a call to arms would reveal such a wealth of distinguished and absorbing architecture? From libraries to pubs to gorgeous theatres, these are gems. We are not looking at the second rate here.’ This year’s list includes the impressive gothic country mansion Shadwell Court … (To read the full article, subscribe below)