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Appeal: 400 homes approved for land near listed Kedleston Hall

Kedleston Hall

Catesby Estates Ltd has been permitted to build 400 homes and associated works on land near the National Trust run grade I listed Kedleston Hall in Allestree, Derby, after an inspector judged that the scheme’s impact upon the heritage asset would be negligible.

A scheme for 195 homes that would bind the larger scheme to the south was also approved.

Inspector John Gray agreed that the appellant was right to question the landscape quality of the site on purely physical terms separate from its historical significance. He found that the site, which is largely bounded by housing development on three sides, exhibits no features that could qualify it a.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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