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Conservation and heritage assets

Information on Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas within the Craven District outside the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Craven is renowned for its small market towns and attractive villages, which contribute so much to the area's interest and character. It is important to protect this rich built heritage from inappropriate development.

  • Conservation areas

    Conservation areas are "areas of special architectural or historic interest, the character or appearance of which it is desirable to preserve or enhance".

  • Waterfall in Giggleswick Conservation AreaConservation advice

    Conservation advice

    Conservation areas are designated for their historical or architectural importance.

  • Listed Buildings

    A 'listed building' is a building, object or structure that has been judged to be of national historical or architectural interest.

  • Planning - national heritage assets

    The National Heritage List for England is an online database which brings together information on all nationally designated heritage assets in one place for the first time.