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Whitehead Conservation Area

Location: Co. Antrim
Designation date: 25 November 1992


Whitehead Conservation Area
The designation of this area should form the basis of providing a visual testimony to the history and evolution of Whitehead.
In time the Conservation Area should constitute both a scenic heritage and a historical resource having significant potential for recreation, tourism and environmental education.

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Whitehead, until the latter years of the 19th Century, consisted principally of a corn mill and a clachan of cottages bearing that name, set back from the sea on the valley side between the promontories known as the White and Black Heads.

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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