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Carrickfergus Conservation Area

Location: Co. Antrim
Designation date: 10 June 1977


Carrickfergus Conservation Area
Carrickfergus because of its geographic setting and historic development offers a unique combination of attractive features.
These are a compact town centre within the town wall, an imposing castle, and a maritime setting.
The townscape character of Carrickfergus is derived from a number of elements which fuse together to give the town a unique appearance and sense of place. Some of these elements have an obvious importance.

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For example the individual architectural quality and historic significance of many of the buildings is recognised by resident and visitor alike.

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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