A stately home known as the ‘Welsh Versailles’ features alongside a pier, a brewery and a swimming pool on a new list of the ten most endangered Victorian buildings in Britain.
Kinmel Hall in North Wales has a 150m-long façade, 52 main bedrooms and a room for ironing the newspapers. The list, from the Victorian Society, highlights decaying buildings that are in danger of being lost for good. Other entries include a Brighton promenade that is one of the longest cast-iron structures in the world and a swimming pool in southeast London that contains an 82m-deep well, built to avoid paying water rates. Read more: theguardian.com