8 Important Sites Rescued and Removed from the Heritage at Risk Register

1. Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, Manchester (Grade II*) The home of Victorian novelist Elizabeth Gaskell has been brought back to life following a lengthy local campaign costing £2.5 million, which included grant aid from English Heritage. Through a constructive conservation project led by the Manchester Historic Buildings Trust, the site has been removed from the At Risk register and is now open to the public. The restored interior not only provides office and community space but now evokes the atmosphere of the 1860s when MrsRead more