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Tuesday, 8 July 2008

Historic treasures at risk from neglect

More than half of Dorset's historic treasures are at high risk from neglect or decay, according to a new register launched today.

The catalogue is contained in English Heritage's new national Heritage at Risk register.

English Heritage south west regional director Andrew Vines said the area had 3,988 out of 6,958 scheduled monuments at risk from damage, decay or loss unless action was taken.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Tuesday 8th July 2008

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