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Cushendall Conservation Area

Location: Co. Antrim
Designation date: 06 October 1975


In Cushendall, the heart of the Village was declared a Conservation Area in 1975, being only the second such Area in the Province to be so designated; testimony itself to the special qualities of the Village.
Cushendall was also chosen to be one of the Province’s four pilot schemes for conservation in what was then European Architectural Heritage Year.

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The boundary of the Conservation Area encloses the historic core of the Village, together with the extensive wooded grounds of The Cottage. This together with the woodland surrounding Court McMartin and the picturesque course of the River Dall provides mush of the attractive landscape setting for the area.

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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