A workman uses a high-pressure hose to clean graffiti from the base of Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square in London, England.(Getty Images)
A workman uses a high-pressure hose to clean graffiti from the base of Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square in London, England.
(Getty Images)

England: One in Five Historical Buildings Hit by Crime

March 20, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
 

Around 70,000 protected historical buildings in England have been physically harmed by crime, according to a report commissioned by English Heritage, published March 19. Of these, 30,000 suffered substantial damage.

These buildings are “listed”—a measure designed to protect buildings of special historical significance.

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