Suffragette sites added to Historic England heritage list

Suffragette sites added to Historic England heritage list
 

More than 40 sites - including meeting halls, post boxes and prisons - have had their links to the suffragette movement officially recognised.
The sites, crucial to the campaign to get women the vote where protests were held, direct action carried out or strategies plotted, have been updated on the National Heritage List.
They include Epsom Racecourse and Manchester's Free Trade Hall.
A London post box set alight in a protest is also included.
The tomb of the movement's leader Emmeline Pankhurst, which is in London's Brompton Cemetery, has also been upgraded to Grade II*-listed.
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8 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 32
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