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St Nicholas Conservation Area

The St Nicholas Conservation Area was designated in October 1970 in recognition of the special architectural and historic interest of the village.

A Conservation Area is an area of special architectural or historic interest, the character or appearance of which it is desirable to preserve or enhance.

The emphasis is placed on the quality of an area rather than individual buildings, for example groups of buildings, open spaces, street patterns or trees, can all be important factors which give an area its character.

The St Nicholas Conservation Area boundaries were modified in 2009 to exclude more modern buildings and surrounding fields.  

Prior to 2011, the Conservation Area was:

The Conservation Area today is:

A number of other sites were proposed for inclusion in the LDP but refused due to their proximity to the Conservation Area.

Sites adjacent to Conservation Areas are considered to "potentially" have an "adverse impact".

Full details of the St Nicholas conservation Area can be found on this site.  Click this link