New Work in Historic Places of Worship
This document sets out the principles that Historic England applies when considering proposals for the alteration or extension of historic places of worship. It is aimed at all those responsible for formulating proposals and making decisions about such buildings.
- Constructive conservation: making changes today
- General advice on re-ordering and extension
- Detailed advice on some common issues
- Authorisation of works
- Further information and contacts
- Series: Guidance
- Publication Status: Completed
- Product Code: 51742
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