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COULD COOLING TOWERS BE LISTED?

COULD COOLING TOWERS BE LISTED?

The cooling towers of Didcot's power station, which have dominated surrounding villages for over three decades, are set to be demolished in the spring. But now English Heritage are considering whether they should be listed, and therefore protected.

The towers were designed by the prominent 20th century architect Sir Frederick Gibberd, who also created Liverpool's Metropolitan Cathedral. However, according to an article in The Independent on Sunday, the sculptor Henry Moore had a say in their layout.

For more details, visit http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/architecture/henry-moores-cooling-towers-under-threat-8326441.html
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