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Magherafelt Area Plan 2015
Settlements: Culnady

Designation CD 01 Settlement Development Limit
A settlement development limit is designated as identified on Map No. 15 - Culnady.

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The settlement development limit is designated to provide development opportunities in line with the scale, character and role of the settlement, while preventing ribboning and urban sprawl into the surrounding countryside, and excluding lands of high environmental quality and wildlife value along the Grillagh River.
Designation CD 02 Local Landscape Policy Area
A Local Landscape Policy Area is designated as identified on Map No. 1 - Countryside and Map No. 15 - Culnady.
Those features or combination of features that contribute to the environmental quality, integrity or character of these areas are listed below:
  • Culnady Presbyterian Meeting House (and graveyard), a visually and historically important building contributing to the character of the settlement;
  • Visually important tree group at the primary school, beside the Presbyterian Meeting House; a good entrance/exit feature from the west.
Designation CD 03 Local Landscape Policy Area
A Local Landscape Policy Area is designated as identified on Map No. 1 - Countryside and Map No. 15 - Culnady.
Those features or combination of features that contribute to the environmental quality, integrity or character of these areas are listed below:
  • Grillagh River corridor and associated mill race/stream are important landscape features, including visually significant treed banks. They also act as wildlife corridors.
  • The old mill buildings, mill race and weir represent the local industrial heritage, based on the river.
Policy for the control of development in Local Landscape Policy Areas is contained in Policy CON 2 in Part 2 of the Plan.
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