Cheshire Historic Buildings Preservation Trust takes its lead on Future Projects from the ‘Heritage at Risk’ register revisited constantly and published online by Historic England.
These are “buildings, places of worship, monuments, parks and gardens, conservation areas, battlefields and wreck sites” that have been assessed and found to be at risk and are: Grade I, Grade II*, Grade II listed places of worship or a Scheduled Monument.
But we are interested to have your views. If you would like us to focus on a building in Cheshire which is deteriorating and needs attention, please contact us.
Current consideration for future investment in terms of time, attention and possible finance routes are given below. Sometimes all it needs are a few conversations and making some new connections between organisations.
The current register from Historic England for the Cheshire region ‘Heritage at Risk’ is here.
Stanlaw Abbey Cistercian monastery and monastic grange
Stanlaw Abbey is a rare example of a small former Cistercian monastery latterly functioning as a monastic grange. Granges were farms run by or for a monastic community and, as such, helped support the economy of the parent house, in this case Whalley Abbey. In the...
Former Church of St Paul Boughton, Chester
A former parish church built between 1876 and 1902-5 by famed architect John Douglas. This was Douglas's own parish church and he designed its internal decoration, probably in 1902. It illustrates his mastery of timber framing and spatial articulation on a grand...
St Olave’s Church, Lower Bridge St. Chester
The church was founded in the 11th century. Its dedication is to the 11th-century patron saint of Norway, St Olaf. At the time that the church was founded, the area around Lower Bridge Street was largely occupied by Scandinavians, and it is thought that this is the...