Built heritage

Dumfries and Galloway has many areas and buildings of architectural or historic interest.

  • Listed buildings
    A listed building is a building, object or structure that has been judged to be of national historical or architectural interest. In Dumfries and Galloway there are approximately 3,400 listed buildings. The Council is responsible for considering applications to demolish a listed building or for any alteration or extension which would affect its character as a building of architectural or historic interest.
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  • Conservation areas
    Councils have the power to designate as Conservation Areas, areas of special architectural or historic interest, the character or appearance of which it is desirable to preserve or enhance.
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  • Conservation grants
    There are presently no grant schemes for repairs to historic buildings in conservation areas or to listed buildings within Dumfries and Galloway.
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Environmental Planning

Strategic Planning
Newall Terrace

Tel: 01387 260167
Fax: 01387 260149

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Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street

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