As the Victorian Society celebrates its 50th anniversary, a look at some of the buildings they helped to save including George Gilbert Scott's iconic hotel at St Pancras station.
The society celebrated its anniversay at the once-dilapidated Albert Memorial in London's Kensington Gardens. It faced being broken up in the 1990s but is now restored.
George Gilbert Scott's neoclassical Foreign Office was nominated for demolition in 1963. By the end of the decade it was saved and Grade I-listed.
Liverpool's Albert Dock, built by JB Hartley in 1841-49 was threatened with demolition in the 1970s. After being listed in 1985, it is now a major tourist attraction.
There were plans in 2005 to subdivide Undershaw, the house in Surrey where The Hound of the Baskervilles was written, into flats. The council refused them.
Llanfyllin Workhouse, Oswestry, Wales was in the Victorian Society's top 10 endangered buildings but a loan has been granted to turn it into a community arts centre.
In 2005, Camden council planned to abandon Kentish Town Baths. After a campaign it pledged money to restore them.
An Edwardian building, the former Temperance Billiards Hall in Lewisham, London was to be demolished, but has now been listed by English Heritage.
Shadwell Park in Norfolk was put on the Victorian Society's list of endangered buildings last year, but major repairs are now underway
The magnificent country house at Tyntesfield in Somerset looked ripe for development in 2000. But after a campaign it was Grade I-listed and bought by the National Trust.