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In pictures: Victorian buildings under threat

Moseley Road Baths, Balsall Heath, Birmingham

The UK's 10 most endangered and best Victorian and Edwardian buildings have been picked by heritage campaigners and members of the public. Moseley Road Baths in Birmingham is on the list again.

Holy Trinity, Hove, East Sussex

The Victorian Society, which organised the survey, says Hove's Holy Trinity Church is treated like the poor relation in a city full of significant churches. A housing development could spell the end.

Newsome Mill, Huddersfield

Last year the listing for Newsome Mill's derelict clock tower in Huddersfield was extended to cover the whole building, but security problems mean it is under siege from vandals, thieves and arsonists.

Red Lion Public House, Handsworth, Birmingham

Since The Red Lion in Handsworth closed last year, Birmingham City Council has been trying to find an owner. Campaigners fear it may suffer the fate of so many pubs - closure, vandalism and destruction.

Stonebridge School, Brent, London

As well as its schoolmaster’s house, manual instruction workshop and other ancillary buildings, Stonebridge School in Brent, north London, also retains its original railings, gates and gateposts.

Gustav Adolfs Kyrka (The Swedish Church), Liverpool

Liverpool's Swedish Church, also known as Gustav Adolfs Kyrka, was built for the city’s large population of Swedish mariners in the late 19th Century. The Church of Sweden now intends to pull out.

Palace Theatre, Plymouth

This outstanding former music hall in Plymouth has coloured tiles depicting scenes of the Spanish Armada. It was last used as a theatre in 1981 and was a night-club until 2006. It is now empty.

Fletcher Convalescent Home, Cromer, Norfolk

The former Fletcher Convalescent Home in Cromer, Norfolk, sits rotting, its stained glass windows smashed. Conversion into homes has been delayed by the need to make some of them affordable.

St Marie's Church, Widnes, Cheshire

A fine example of Italian Gothic, St Marie's Church in Widnes, was listed Grade II in 2007 and saved from demolition. But it remains closed, despite an increasing number of Catholics in the area.

Chapels at Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff

Cardiff's Cathays Cemetery chapels have been derelict since 1992. Send your own suggestions of endangered Victorian buildings to the.magazine@bbc.co.uk, subject line "VICTORIAN".



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