"The change to a bolder style of heritage may yet end in ruins"

Initiated in 1949 as the Ministry of Works to help protect historic structures, the English government converted the organization to a new entity called English Heritage in 1983. In 2015, English Heritage received an investment of £80 million, which some hoped would lead to bolder interventions at heritage properties, but stoking controversy among others.

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English Heritage in the dock over plans for Clifford's Tower in York

By Kevin Rushby

The Guardian

January 27, 2017