Page last updated at 04:56 GMT, Tuesday, 8 July 2008 05:56 UK

Six heritage sites at risk

SIX SITES AT RISK
Lowther CastleLowther CastleBowes RailwayPindale lead minesBowes RailwayPindale lead minesNewbury battlefieldNewbury battlefieldStoke ParkStoke ParkUxbridge lidoUxbridge lido

As English Heritage releases a list of sites considered to be at risk, BBC News takes a look around six of them.

The sites, all said to be under threat from "neglect, decay or inappropriate change", include Bowes Railway, one of the world's first modern railways.

Uxbridge Lido, the only remaining star-shape swimming pool in the country, needs updating to meet health and safety standards.

Modern developments are threatening the site of the Battle of Newbury which was watched by King Charles I in 1643 during the English Civil War.

One in twelve heritage sites are at risk and English Heritage hopes people will help save their local attractions.

Click on the map to find out more.

BOWES RAILWAY

Advertisement

Operation manager John Young on Bowes Railway Station

LOWTHER CASTLE

Advertisement

NW director of English Heritage, Henri Owen John, on Lowther Castle

PINDALE LEAD MINES

Advertisement

Ancient monument specialist, John Humble on Old Leadmines, Pindale

NEWBURY BATTLEFIELD

Advertisement

Battlefield expert Paul Stamper on Newbury Battlefield

STOKE PARK

Advertisement

English Heritage South West regional director Andrew Vine on Stoke Park

UXBRIDGE LIDO

Advertisement

Drew Bennellick, English Heritage head of regional partnerships, on Uxbridge Lido

Footage courtesy of English Heritage


SEE ALSO

RELATED INTERNET LINKS
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS
Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific