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Up to 6,000 historic sites at risk

English Heritage has released a list of almost 6,000 buildings and historic sites nationwide at risk of being lost. The list includes landmarks in the South and South East.

Thousands of heritage sites at risk

Kings Meadow Baths in Reading 'under threat' Credit: Snicol Photos/English Heritage/PA Wire

English Heritage has released its latest Heritage at Risk register.

According to the organisation there 5,831 listed buildings, monuments, archaeological sites, battlefields, shipwrecks, places of worship, conservation areas and landscapes in the country under threat from neglect, decay and damage.

The figure includes locations with Grade I and II* listing status. Among the location threatened are the Kings Meadow Baths - an Edwardian lido for women in Reading.

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