Ards and Down Area Plan 2015
Down District: Carrickinab
|Proposal CB 01 Settlement Limit|
|A Settlement Limit is designated in accordance with Policy SETT 1 in Volume 1 of the Plan and as indicated on Map No. 3/025, Carrickinab Settlement Map.|
The designated Settlement Limit is drawn to protect the setting of the historic graveyard and listed church in the southern development cluster and allow for limited expansion of the northern cluster situated at the crossroads of Carrickinab and Tyrella Roads.
Those features or combination of features that contribute to the environmental quality, integrity or character of this area are listed below.
LLPA 1 Lake, surrounding landform and graveyard
- archaeologically important and historic circular graveyard and site of former RC Church before it was replaced on the opposite side of Tyrella Road in the early 19th century;
- large area of lowland wetland (former lake) covered in wetland trees and vegetation has local nature conservation interest and is an important area of local visual amenity importance;
- localised hill - distinctive landform to south provides setting to small settlement, graveyard and wetland; and
- archaeological interest in lake – site of two former crannogs.