Opinion pieces – tell us what matters to you about heritage.
Rescue have recently had the following letter published in The Times, on Wednesday April 17th, 2019.
Notre Dame and the risk to ancient buildings
Sir, The terrible scenes are a sobering reminder of the peril faced by historic buildings during renovation works. Tinder-dry and filled with the dust of centuries, such structures are especially at risk as the events in Paris, Windsor Castle and the Cutty Sark attest. Yet at Notre Dame, hope for restoration is already high. A full survey of the structure exists, which will enable any elements of the fabric now lost to be recreated and replaced.
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