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In Pictures: At-risk buildings

Abbey Mills Pumping Station, Newham, east London

English Heritage has released its Buildings At Risk Register 2007. The Abbey Mills Pumping Station in Newham, east London, is among the new additions to this year's list.

Ditherington Flax Mill, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

The register details endangered buildings which need public funding to safeguard their future. The former Ditherington flax mill in Shrewsbury has also been added to the list for 2007.

Chatterley Whitfield Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Many buildings are worth less than their restoration would cost. Restoring Chatterley Whitfield Colliery in Stoke-on-Trent would leave a 25m deficit, according to English Heritage.

Cardington Number One Airship Shed, Bedford

Cardington Number One shed in Bedford is the oldest existing airship hangar in Europe. It dates from World War I and has also been added to the Buildings at Risk Register during 2007.

The Mausoleum at Ryedale, North Yorkshire

This mausoleum in Ryedale, North Yorkshire, along with its bastion wall, gates and railings, is another structure English Heritage considers at risk.

Birnbeck Pier, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

Birnbeck Pier in Weston-super-Mare has been added to the Buildings at Risk Register this year. English Heritage said some featured structures were "falling apart before our eyes".

Various views of Crossness Pumping Station in Bexley, south east London

The Crossness Pumping Station in Bexley, south-east London, features some very ornate detail inside and is another building English Heritage says needs multi-million pound investment.

The remains of Quar Abbey on the Isle of Wight

The remains of the medieval Quar Abbey, near the north coast of the Isle of Wight, sit in the grounds of a monastery which is still functioning.

The Royal Insurance Building, Liverpool

The imposing Royal Insurance Building in Liverpool is also a new addition to English Heritage's register of threatened buildings, which is updated annually.

Detail of Tynemouth Station, Tyne and Wear

Tynemouth Station in Tyne and Wear has also been added to the register. English Heritage has called on the government to help highlight the plight of England's threatened buildings.

Wicker Arch and adjoining viaduct, Sheffield

The Wicker Arch and adjoining viaduct in Sheffield are on the 2007 register, which lists 1,235 threatened buildings across England that experts say need a total subsidy of 400m.


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