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Heritage sites at risk from decay

PUBLISHED: 11:34 25 June 2009 | UPDATED: 16:52 25 August 2010

CONSERVATION areas and heritage sites have been named as being at risk of decay by English Heritage.

CONSERVATION areas and heritage sites have been named as being at risk of decay by English Heritage.

The Heritage At Risk register released on Tuesday points out sites in Bexley and Bromley at risk of deterioration out of more than 5,800 places nationwide.

In Bromley, Beckenham Place Park, the Ice House in Sundridge Park, Downe Court Manor in Cudham Road and Crystal Palace Park are named.

The report claims that Crystal Palace Park and its National Sports Centre is in a deteriorating condition.

Crossness Pumping Station in Belvedere Road is named alongside Chapel House in Blackfen Road, Sidcup and Lamorbey Park.

Grade II listed pub The Greyhound in Eltham High Street, which closed down in 2006, was listed alongside 19th century tidal mill cottages in River Way, Greenwich, as vulnerable to vandalism.


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