Byline: Philippa Stockley
THE World Monuments Fund is one of Britain's best-kept secrets an entirely privately funded body that saves spectacular buildings for us to enjoy. You could describe it as your local branch of the world's largest architectural charity.
Its mission is simple: to save buildings and sites of international importance for future generations to enjoy, year in, year out.
Without government assistance, the WMF spends around ?8 million a year.
Every two years, it publishes the World Monuments Watch a list of the 100 most endangered buildings and sites that need urgent help.
In London, it helped secure the future of …