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Appeal: Cornwall student homes allowed despite World Heritage Site harm

The abandoned Wheal Coates tin mine / travellight_shutterstock: 2124404459
An inspector has allowed plans to demolish a historic dwelling and replace it with student accommodation, despite its association with the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site (WHS).
LOCATION78 Carn Brea Lane, Pool TR15 3DSAUTHORITYCornwall CouncilINSPECTORT GethinPROCEDUREWritten representationDECISIONAllowedREFERENCEAPP/D0840/W/21/3286974Inspector T Gethin concluded that since the appellant had a legitimate fallback position of demolishing the historic building under permitted development rights, the appeal should be allowed. Tescan Ltd sought to demolish the........
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