nation votes for Greyfriars Tower
results from second programme revealed
from the Tower of London, Griff Rhys Jones revealed last night (Friday
15 August) that the nation had chosen Greyfriars Tower
in King's Lynn, Norfolk, to be the second building to go through
to the final of the BBC TWO series - Restoration.
Tuesday (12 August), in the second programme of the ten-part series,
Griff called on viewers to choose between Greyfriars Tower and two
other buildings - Coalhouse Fort in Thurrock and Moulton Windmill
on all three buildings is available through the website - www.bbc.co.uk/restoration.
Tower is a beautiful 14th century building and the oldest contender
in the series.
is the most substantial remnant of the four friaries that existed
in King's Lynn and the best surviving Franciscan tower in the country.
result means that Greyfriars Tower will now become one of ten buildings
to be featured in the live final at the Tower of London in mid-September.
a nationwide vote will decide which building should be given a new
lease of life with money raised throughout the course of the series.
Friday's programme three more buildings were featured for viewers
to choose between – Mavisbank in Edinburgh; the Lino Works
in Kirkcaldy and the Britannia Music Hall in Glasgow.
Tuesday's episode of Restoration (19 August) will reveal which of
these will become the third building to go through to the final.
are now open and viewers can vote by calling
0901 077 77 77.
is produced by Endemol UK Productions for BBC Scotland and currently
transmits on BBC TWO on Tuesdays and Fridays at 9.00pm.
voting lines are open for three days for each programme from 2.00am
on the day prior to transmission until midnight on the day after.
nation votes for Victoria Baths (13.08.03)
required across the UK (08.08.03)
- press pack (18.07.03)
- saving Britain's heritage (19.03.03)
TWO viewers vote to save our national heritage (09.07.02)
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