Listed Buildings and Curtilage
Historic England Advice Note 10
Working out whether a building has a curtilage and the extent of that curtilage can be difficult. It is important because altering or demolishing such curtilage structures may require listed building consent and carrying out works without having obtained listed building consent when it is needed is a criminal offence. It is therefore important to assess the extent of the curtilage of a listed building with confidence.
This advice note gives hypothetical examples to assist in that assessment. It is based on the current legislative provision in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 (S. 1) and consideration of listed buildings and curtilage in legal cases.
We are currently reviewing our advice in light of the changes to the National Planning Policy Framework, and will amend it, where necessary, in due course.
- Commercial and industrial premises
- Series: Guidance
- Publication Status: Completed
- Pages: 20
- Product Code: HEAG125
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