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Magherafelt Area Plan 2015
Settlements: Knockcloghrim

Designation KM 01 Settlement Development Limit
A settlement development limit is designated as identified on Map No. 24 - Knockcloghrim.

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The settlement development limit is designated to retain the settlements compact form while including existing development commitments, to protect the settings of a number of listed and landmark buildings and Knockcloghrim Windmill (an historic monument), and to exclude lands of high environmental quality and wildlife value surrounding the settlement.
Interim sewage disposal measures or development phasing may be necessary for future development proposals until such time as the required upgrade to the Waste Water Treatment Works for Knockcloghrim is complete and fully operational.
Designation KM 02 Local Landscape Policy Area
A Local Landscape Policy Area is designated as identified on Map No. 1 - Countryside and Map No. 24 - Knockcloghrim.  
Those features or combination of features that contribute to the environmental quality, integrity or character of these areas are listed below:
  • Rising landforms and extensive tree cover add to and form the landscape character of the settlement;
  • Listed Knock House and associated mature vegetation, including setting and views;
  • Trees around the quarry, to the west of the Quarry Road, are an important landscape feature;
  • Rising landform from the west along the Hillhead Road and east of the Carricknakielt Road contains and defines the settlement. The avenue of trees along the Hillhead Road enhances the approach from the west;
  • Rising landform from the south and trees along the Lurganagoose Road form an important landscape feature, and provide a fine approach to the settlement;
  • Landforms on the edge of the settlement on the Hillhead Road are important entrance/exit features.
Designation KM 03 Local Landscape Policy Area
A Local Landscape Policy Area is designated as identified on Map No. 1 - Countryside and Map No. 24 - Knockcloghrim.  
Those features or combination of features that contribute to the environmental quality, integrity or character of these areas are listed below:
  • Listed St. Conlus’s (C of I) Church and its environs, including its setting and views. The church is a focus within the settlement;
  • Landform and mature vegetation at St. Conlus’s Church are a significant landscape feature;
  • Chimney and Windmill south of Hillhead Road represent the local industrial heritage and are important local landmark features.
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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