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Historic England reveal the new 'at risk' sites in the North West

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Historic England has revealed the heritage sites that are at risk in the north west. 24 sites have been added to the region's register for 2018. Here's a selection of some of them:

St Luke's Church, Weaste, Salford Credit: Historic England

St Luke's Church, Weaste, Salford:

A Grade II* Gothic Revival church is on the list due to damage caused by a leaking roof. Emmeline Pankhurst (1858 - 1928), famous for leading the movement to secure the right for women to vote, got married here in 1879. St Luke’s is one of 139 Places of Worship on the register in the North West.

Settle to Carlisle Railway Conservation Area Credit: Historic England

Settle to Carlisle Railway Conservation Area:

The Settle to Carlisle Railway conservation area runs 78-miles across northern England and is one of the most beautiful railway routes in Britain. One section of the conservation area on the approach into Carlisle is being added to the register this year due to the deteriorating condition of a number of buildings, including the former Grade II listed London Road Goods Station.

Duck Decoy pond, Hale,Halton, Cheshire Credit: Historic England

Duck decoy pond, Hale, Halton, Cheshire:

Hale Duck Decoy Pond is an artificial pool dating from the 17th century Decoy ponds were used to lure, trap and kill for food and for feathers. Only a few examples remain and this surviving example has been added to the register this year.

Haslington Hall, Cheshire Credit: Historic England

Haslington Hall, Cheshire:

Some of the structure of this black and white timber framed country house dates back to 1480, and in 1545 its construction was complete. The Grade I listed building has this year been added to the register. It was badly damaged by fire in March 2018 and major repairs are now needed.