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Lisburn Conservation Area

Location: Co.Antrim
Designation date: 13 April 1992


Lisburn Conservation AreaLisburn, or Lisnagarvey as the town was known until the 1660s, was founded in the early seventeenth century.
Much of the Conservation Area covers the original town layout which dates from the 17th century. Within this historic core there is a heritage of fine buildings and open spaces.

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This is an important legacy which creates a particular sense of place and most buildings still retain the traditional character and appearance of individual narrow properties.

The Design Guide

The design guide generally provides information on the planning context, historical development, description or character appraisal of the area, the designation and guidelines for development proposals.

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