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Historic cow houses complete with stalls.; from one of Dr RW Brunskill's many articles on vernacular architecture in AMS Transactions.
Listed Buildings threatened by applications for total demolition in 2008

(The Ancient Monuments Society is a mandatory consultee on applications to demolish listed buildings in whole or part in England and Wales.)

These statistics cover England and Wales but not Scotland or Northern Ireland.

The total number of listed buildings subject to applications to demolish is 92

The total number of listed buildings subject to applications to demolish in Wales is 9

The grade of listing is given: I, II* or II.

The month in which the AMS was informed of the application.

The date of the building if known.

C Application submitted by Council

CC Application submitted by County Council

F Application wholly or partly prompted by fire damage.

R Building threatened by a road scheme

Rp Proposal for “replica” Facade after development.

The result of the application, if yet determined, is given.

ABERYSTWYTH, Ceredigion Y Tabernacl, Powell St; II; c1870; F; already demolished.

APPLEDORE, Kent Swan Hotel, 27 The Street, II, Feb; C18; withdrawn.


ARDELEY, Hants. Moor Hall Cottage; II; c1600; May; applic. to delist

(E Hants) after fire.

BAPTON, Wilts “Barn”, Dairy Cottage; curtilage of II; C18; July; No.

(W Wilts)

BAUMBER, Lincs. Farmhouse, Wispington Rd; II’ late C18; June;

applic to delist; already demolished.

BEDWORTH, Warks Barratts Farmhouse, Wheelwright Lane; II; July; C16;

(Nuneaton) applic to delist: largely collapsed.

BESTWOOD, Notts. Lychgate, St Albans; II; C19; May; resite : Yes

BIRMINGHAM Statue of Thomas Attwood, Larches Green; II; C19;

remove to store; Yes.

BRISTOL 4 Ashley Rd; II; C19; Sep.

BURCOMBE WITHOUT, Wilts “Tinkers” cob and thatch; July; II; F; applic to delist


BURGHFIELD, Berks Knights Farm; II; late C18; March; F.

(W. Berks)

BURY, Lancs. War Memorial, Wellington Barracks, Bolton Rd;

II; c1918; move to Sparrow Park.

CHALFONT ST PETER, Bucks Barn, Stampwell Farm; II; early C19; F; delisted.


CHELMSFORD, Essex Marconi Works, New St; II; April; 1912; demolish all but water tower.

CHESTER Water tower, Countess of Chester Hospital,

Liverpool Rd, Upton; 11 ; 1899; July.

CHORLEY, Lancs. “Flying Arches” Chorley-Preston Railway, Euxton;

II; 1841; may be rebuilt.

CLEASBY, N Yorks Barn, Stapleton Rd; II; C18; delist as already largely

(Richmond) demolished.

COLCHESTER, Essex Area B1b; The Garrison, Mersea Rd; II; c1868; April.

COOMBE BISSETT, Wilts. “The Foots”. Homington Rd; II; C17; thatched; F;

(Salisbury) virtually destroyed.

COPYTHORNE, Hants. Brick kiln, S of Strettons, Whinwhistle Lane; II; 1850;

(New Forest) delist - mostly collapsed.

COWDEN, Kent Barn, Leighton Manor, Spode Lane; reerect and

(Sevenoaks) convert to dwelling; II; C16; Nov.

CRADLEY HEATH, W Midlands Wharf PH, Station Rd; II; C18/C19; Jan; F; Yes.


CRUMLIN, Gwent Bath house, Navigation Colliery, Pontypool Park,

(Caerphilly) Maesderwen Rd; II; 1930s.

DERBY 1. Derby Hippodrome; II; 1914; demolish all but facade; later applic to demolish whole building;April.

2. St Helen’s House, Chapel, King St; I (curtilage); . 1906

ELLERTON, E Yorks. South Grange on B1228; II; C18; Oct; applic to

delist after partial collapse.

ELSTEAD, Surrey Barn, Westbrook Farm, Westbrook Hill; II; Rp as

(Waverley) house; Jan.

ENGLEFIELD GREEN, Surrey Stables, Lime Lodge, Tite Hill; II; Nov; C18.


FRONGOCH, Gwynedd Women’s Institute: 1914 internment hut. II

(Snowdonia NP)

GREAT BOOKHAM, Surrey Eastwick Park Dairy, 1 Eastwick Drive; II; c1820;

(Mole Valley) reerect at Eastwick Junior School.

GREENWICH, LB of Former Coronet Cinema, Well Hall Rd, Eltham; II;

1937 by Cecil Massey; demolish auditorium.

HALIFAX, W Yorks Theatre Royal, Wards End; II; demolish all but 1905

(Calderdale) facade; Yes.

HAUGHLEY, Suffolk Barn, Glebe House, 1 Old Street; II (curtilage); May;

(Mid-Suffolk) c1800.

HAVANT, Hants. Barn r/o Rose in June PH, Selsmore Rd, Hayling Island; II; “1739”; Sep; F; delisting agreed.

HAWARDEN, Flint Gardeners Cottage, Hawarden Castle; II; early C19;

(Flintshire) June.

HAWKINGE, Kent 45 The Street; curtilage of II; C18; Dec; demolish

(Shepway) remains of barn.

HAWORTH, Yorks. Ivy Bank Mill, Bank Lane; II; July; C19; demolish

(Bradford) 3-storey mill.

HEMINGBROUGH, Yorks. Outbuilding, Hoton House, Main St; curtilage of

(Selby) II; C18; No.

HERTFORD, E Herts. Signal Box, Hertford East Station, Mill Road; II;

1888; Sep; reerect at Ongar; Yes.

HORNSEA, E Yorks. Barn, Ellesmere, Back Westgate; II; C18; June.

HULL, E Yorks. Ferens Hall, Newland Homes, Cottingham Rd; II;

C19; Jan.

KENSINGTON, Royal Borough of Caretakers House, Oxford Gardens Primary School,

W10; II; C19; July.

KERSEY, Suffolk Wicke Street Cottage; II; C16; F; applic to delist.

LANGHAM, Essex East Lodge, Gun Hill; curtilage of II*; March; (Colchester) demolish and replace with new lodge.

LLANDUDNO, Gwynedd Penmorfa Hotel, Abbey Rd; II; mid-C19.

LLANSTEPHEN, Carmarthenshire Cottage Hotel; CA; May.

LONGLEAT HOUSE, Wilts Temple; curtilage of I; Aug; C20; replace with

(W Wilts) a new summerhouse.

LUDCHURCH, Pembrokeshire Lime Kiln, Blaencilgoed Quarry; II; C19; Oct.

MALDON, Essex Heybridge Hall, Hall Rd; II; timber frame; delist; now

completely demolished.

MANCHESTER 1. Woodlands, Crescent Rd, Crumpsall; II; c1820; Feb; F; owned by City Council.

2. Rose Cottage, Hasty Lane, Woodhouse Park; II;

June; C18; salvage parts.

NEWTON, Cambs. Former Forge, 58 Town St; II (curtilage); June;

2007 applic refused.

NEWTON LE WILLOWS, Lancs. Barn and Newton Park Farm, Newton Park Drive;

(St Helens) II(2); reerect elsewhere.

NEWTON ON THE MOOR, Byre at Newton Green; II; ,June; withdrawn.

Northumberland (Alnwick)

NORTH PETHERWIN, Cornwall Cottage N side of Pattacott Farm; II; late C17; May;

(N Cornwall) applic to delist as mostly demolished.

NORWOOD GREEN, Halifax Coley Walks Farmhouse, Coley Hall lane; II; C18;

(Calderdale) reconstruct; No.

OLDHAM, Lancs. Lodge, Thorneycroft, Newport St; II; Feb’ mid-C19.

PETERBOROUGH Corn Exchange, 22-24 Church St; II; July; C.

RAMSGATE, Kent Marina Restaurant, 1-4 Granville Marina, East Cliff;

(Thanet) II; 1877; Feb; demolished without consent No

RHYL, Clwyd 41 East Parade; II; c1840; Oct; F.


SAWSTON, Cambs. Great Eastern Drying Shed, High St; II*; mid-C19;

(S Cambs) Aug.

SHEFFIELD, S Yorks 92 Arundel St; II; c1820 Little Meisters workshops;

March; F; No.

SHELFANGER, Norfolk High London Farm, High London Lane; II; c!7;

(S Norfolk) demolished before application

SHOREHAM BY SEA, Sussex Kingston Barn, St Julians Lane; II; C18; May.


SNAITH, E Yorks. 1. Conservatory, Snaith Hall; II; mid-C19 by Paxton; May; applic to delist as rebuilt.

2. 14 George St; II; C17 & C18; May; delist after complete rebuilding.

STANFORD ON SOAR, Notts. Lido, Stanford Hall; II; 1930s; Oct.


STANFORD LE HOPE, Essex Barn, St Clere’s Hall, II; May; early C16; largely (Thurrock) collapsed; Yes.

STANFORD RIVERS, Essex Outbuilding r/o Wayletts, Romford Rd; II; C18; (Epping Forest) applic to delist - largely stripped out.

STEWARTBY, Beds. ( Bedford) 4 chimneys; 2 kilns; II(6); early C20. Part of Brickworks

STOCKING PELHAM, Herts. The Cock Inn; II C16 thatched; F; applic in July to (E. Herts) delist.

STONE, Staffs. Crossing Cottage, Whitebridge Lane; II; C19; (Stafford) relocate to Cheddleton Station.

SUNBURY ON THAMES, Surrey 47 Thames St; II; March.


SWANSEA, Glamorgan 1. Siloam Chapel, Llangyfelach Rd, Brynnyfryd; II; C19; May; F.

2. Castle Cinema, Worcester Place; II; 1914; demolish Interior; Aug.

TENBY, Pembs. Royal Gatehouse Hotel; II; 1859; F. Yes.

(Pembrokeshire Coast)

THAXTED, Essex Bridge No 378 (Folly Mill), Folly Mill Lane; II; June;

(Uttlesford) reconstruct.

UPTON BISHOP, Herefordshire Marsh Farm and barns, II; Dec; C18.

UPTON HELLIONS, Devon Rectory Cottage; II(curtilage); 1862; Aug; Yes.


WAKEFIELD, W Yorks. Statue of Queen Victoria, The Bull Ring; II; C19; March; resite.

WALTHAM ABBEY, Essex Thrift Cottage, Sewardstone Rd; II. 19th century

(Epping Forest)

WASPERTON, Warks. Thelsford Bridge, Wellesbourne Rd; II; C18; Oct;

(Warwick) largely collapsed.

WESTMINSTER, City of 1. Marcol House, 289-293 Regent St, W1; II; Jan.

demolish interior.

2. 9 Duke St, W1; II; C1780; Jan; Rp.

3. 74-82 Regent St, W1; II; C1911; dem.Interior keep facade.

4. 21 St Petersburgh Place, W2; II; C19; demolish interior.

WIGAN, Lancs. Municipal Buildings, Library St; II; 1889; demolish interior, retain facade.

WILLENHALL, Staffs. Locksmiths House, 54 New Rd; II; C19; June;

reerect at Black Country Living Museum, Dudley.

WOLVERHAMPTON, W. Midlands The Black Horse PH, Thompson Avenue; II; C19; Sep.

AMS is interested in buildings of all ages and all types. - including modern interiors such as this.
Whitley Sunday School, West Midlands. AMS tried, unsuccessfully to get it listed.
Fine medieval stone carving. - AMS defends secular and non-secular historic buildings.
A building under scaffolding. awaiting essential repairs which AMS have advised on.
The roof at Beverley Minster, Yorks.hire -  featured in Volume 44 of AMS Transactions.
A medieval shopfront - featured in our lecture series on 'Shops and Shopping'.

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