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Farming the Historic Landscape. Caring for Farm Buildings

This leaflet has been designed to help farmers, land managers and farm advisers recognise the importance of traditional farm buildings and provide some guidance on taking care of one of the countryside’s important assets.


  • Why are traditional farm buildings important?
  • How do farmsteads and farm buildings reflect the history of farming in an area?
  • Why care for historic farm buildings?
  • Listed buildings
  • Maintenance and repair
  • The need for information
  • Can historic farm buildings be important for wildlife?
  • How can I get advice on caring for historic farm buildings or grant-aid?

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Product Code: 50911


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