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Appeal: 35ft-high tree houses would harm AONB

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Plans for two rope bridge-linked tree houses to let as holiday accommodation in East Sussex have been rejected after an inspector found they would harm the ‘scenic beauty’ of the High Weald AONB.

The appeal site is formed of the residential curtilage of a converted former oast house near Bodiam, East Sussex. The site, which is bound to the south by a line of large mature trees, is enclosed by the High Weald area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB).

The proposal would see the construction of two tree houses and a wooden ‘crow’s nest’ lookout, suspended above grou.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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